SpaceX Recovers Payload Fairing & Re-Flown Booster for SES-10

Bill Jelen

April 1, 2017

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For the first time, SpaceX has successfully re-used a Falcon 9 first stage. At 6:27 PM on Thursday March 30, 2017, Falcon 9 Booster #21 lifted the SES-10 satellite from Pad 39A. Less than 10 minutes later, the Falcon first stage landed on the SpaceX drone ship in the Atlantic ocean. Shortly thereafter, SpaceX also recovered one-half of the payload fairing, another first in space flight.

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Bill Jelen shot this streak from the NASA Causeway between Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

EchoStar XXIII: Without the Payload, There Are No Rocket Photos!

Kennedy Space Center, Florida: A legless SpaceX Falcon 9 lifted off from Kennedy Space Center Pad 39A on March 16 2017 at 2:00:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time to deliver an EchoStar XXIII Communications Satellite to Geosynchronous orbit.

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SpaceX Launch of CRS-9 Enables Future Crew Missions

At 12:45 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Monday, July 18 2016, SpaceX launched a Dragon capsule bound for the International Space Station (ISS) atop a Falcon 9 rocket. The Dragon arrived at the ISS at 6:56 AM EDT on Wednesday July 20, 2016.

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