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SpaceX Launches Starlink Launch Live

Launch Time: May 9, 12:12 PM IST(2:42 AM EST)

Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, USA, Earth

Launch Sequence: 

All Times Are Approximate

00:38:00SpaceX Launch Director verifies go for propellant load
00:35:00RP-1 (rocket grade kerosene) loading underway
00:35:001st stage LOX (liquid oxygen) loading underway
00:16:002nd stage LOX loading underway
00:07:00Falcon 9 begins engine chill prior to launch
00:01:00Command flight computer to begin final prelaunch checks
00:01:00Propellant tank pressurization to flight pressure begins
00:00:45SpaceX Launch Director verifies go for launch
00:00:03Engine controller commands engine ignition sequence to start
00:00:00Falcon 9 liftoff
00:01:12Max Q (moment of peak mechanical stress on the rocket)
00:02:321st stage main engine cutoff (MECO)
00:02:351st and 2nd stages separate
00:02:432nd stage engine starts
00:03:03Fairing deployment
00:06:571st stage entry burn complete
00:08:391st stage landing
00:08:462nd stage engine cutoff (SECO-1)
00:45:322nd stage engine restarts
00:45:332nd stage engine cutoff (SECO-2)
01:03:49Starlink satellites deploy

A SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 26th batch of 60 starlink internet satellites from Pad 39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA, Earth.

This will bring the total number of Starlinks launched to 1,625.

Payload mass: 15,600 kgs

Mission milestones

– 1st 10th flight of a Falcon 9 booster
– 117th Falcon 9 launch
– 59th Falcon 9 flight with a flight proven booster
– 63rd re-flight of a booster
– 14th re-flight of a booster in 2021
– 84th booster landing
– 14th launch for SpaceX in 2021
– 70th SpaceX launch from SLC-40
– 41st orbital launch attempt of 2021


Read more about the starlink satellites here

Launch Vehicle

SpaceX Starlink Launch Live


SpaceX's Starlink

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