WATCH: SpaceX launches last rocket of 2020 from Kennedy Space Center
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – UPDATE:SpaceX’s last launch of 2020 went off without a hitch from Florida’s Space Coast Saturday morning. Falcon 9’s first stage has landed on Landing Zone 1 pic.twitter.com/mR18Qv3GoC — SpaceX (@SpaceX) December 19, 2020Saturday’s launch marked the 26th and final mission for SpaceX in 2020. Webcast will go live ~15 minutes before liftoff → https://t.co/bJFjLCzWdK — SpaceX (@SpaceX) December 19, 2020“Today will be a chilly one across Central Florida with mostly clear skies and gusty northerly winds. Its target: Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, which is about 9 miles south of pad 39A. ETLaunch Pad: 39A at Kennedy Space CenterLanding: Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Space Force StationWeather: 90% “go”Florida Today’s Emre Kelly contributed to this report.
SpaceX launches another round of internet-beaming satellites from Kennedy Space Center
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – It was a good day for a rocket launch on the Space Coast as SpaceX launched another round of Starlink internet satellites Wednesday from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. A SpaceX Falcon 9 blasted off at 3:30 p.m. into a clear sky, carrying 60 satellites packed into the rocket’s nose cone into low-Earth orbit. The landing marked the fourth mission and landing for the rocket first-stage. A SpaceX booster after landing on a droneship in the Atlantic Ocean following a successful launch from Kennedy Space Center, Fla. on April 22, 2020. (Image: SpaceX) (WKMG 2020)EARLIER STORYWeather conditions around Kennedy Space Center are likely to be highly conducive for the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from pad 39A.