All Eights: SpaceX Transporter 2 Takes to the Skies
Cape Canaveral space Force Station, FL, June 30, 2021– Liftoff! After a delay in the countdown, the Falcon 9 roared to life at 3:31 PM EDT from Launch Complex 40.
This was the 8th flight for this flight proven Falcon 9 booster and is lofting 88 satellites into orbit as part of a ride sharing program for multiple customers and governments. About 8 minutes after launch, SpaceX made a perfect landing back at Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1).This launch was scrubbed on June 29, 2021 with just seconds to go before liftoff when SpaceX had to call a hold in the countdown due to a “no-go” on the range. It was reported that an aircraft entered the restricted airspace around the launch area causing the one day delay.
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