SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Successful

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Update by the edhat staff
4:30 p.m., October 5, 2022

SpaceX has successfully launched the Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base on Wednesday afternoon.

Watch the liftoff below:


Update by the edhat staff
12:00 a.m. October 5, 2022

A Falcon 9 rocket carrying several Starlink internet satellites has been rescheduled again to launch Wednesday afternoon at 4:10 p.m.


Update by the edhat staff
October 4, 2022

SpaceX is targeting Tuesday, October 4 for a Falcon 9 launch of 52 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.

The instantaneous launch window is at 4:48 p.m. PT.


By the edhat staff
October 2, 2022

A Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base Monday afternoon with plans to send additional satellites into orbit.

This will be SpaceX's ninth launch, this time delivering 52 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit to support global internet users.

The launch is planned for 4:56 p.m. Monday, with a backup opportunity on Tuesday at 4:35 p.m., from Space Launch Complex 4E.

The first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched NROL-87, NROL-85, SARah-1, and one Starlink mission. Following stage separation, the first stage will land on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship, which will be stationed in the Pacific Ocean.

A live webcast of this mission will begin about five minutes prior to liftoff.

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JoggerJoe Oct 05, 2022 11:55 PM
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Successful

It was a great day to watch a Launch in SB! Seems to me everybody be launching something these days...not so great

sacjon Oct 05, 2022 07:35 PM
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Successful

Oh gross.... we got the usual suspects in here "praising" Elon for solely political reasons. Why can't any of you ever at any time make a comment that isn't fueled by politics? Rockets are awesome. Not fan of people like Musk, but so what? This is amazing technology and it's really interesting to see. Go science!

a-1665054649 Oct 06, 2022 04:10 AM
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Successful

I agree about Ukraine, but the last sentences of your posts above just leave me shaking my head.

MarcelK Oct 05, 2022 08:40 PM
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Successful

I understand what you're saying to/about me, Sac, but it's too subtle for some. :-)

That said, I put your comment in the same category as Basic's comments about Jerry wearing a mask or Mony accidentally unmuting--feel free to express your own feelings about technology without ridiculing me for my comment about Musk.

FondofSB Oct 05, 2022 08:15 PM
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Successful

One who posts his ideology in each post is Sac.
And how would the Ukrainian army have been able to do what they did WITHOUT internet service ?

FondofSB Oct 05, 2022 05:05 PM
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Successful

Two in one day !!! Who else can do that ? Nobody ever has and nobody will do any time soon !
An incredible enterprise and fabulous teams of top engineers, scientists and technicians !
Kudos to all of them ;
And meanwhile they've given hundreds of Starlink receptors to Ukraine to keep the country (and its army) "cyber alive".
And now they're donating to Florida to restore internet connection where it's been shutdown by the hurricane !
Heard anybody say "thank you" ? No

Voice of Reason Oct 06, 2022 08:26 AM
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Successful

Fondo, even though he's a life long Democrat, Musk made the mistake of daring to criticize the left thus all the downvotes to your comment and dismissal of the truly amazing things he's accomplished both in space and on the ground. We might even see a Falcon Heavy launch by the end of the month. Amazing stuff.

a-1665023802 Oct 05, 2022 07:36 PM
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Successful

1) Musk behaves like a mental case, and is his own worst enemy.
2) Musk is not a brilliant engineer. Often his employees have to go quietly behind his back to rescue him from imprudent decisions.
3) Polluting low Earth orbit so people can stream Netfix from Antarctica is not that great of an endeavor.

FondofSB Oct 05, 2022 05:31 PM
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Successful

That's 15,000 Starlink terminals that he has donated to Ukraine .
And tomorrow a THIRD Space X goes up from Canaveral and the 4 astronauts get to the ISS.
And Biden has never heard about Musk, Tesla or Space X !!!

macpuzl Oct 03, 2022 04:37 PM
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Successful

On SpaceflightNow:

SpaceX has scrubbed tonight's launch attempt at Vandenberg Space Force Base, with the Falcon 9 launch of 52 Starlink satellites tentatively rescheduled for tomorrow evening. However, the company says that if NASA's Crew-5 launch remains on schedule for Wednesday in Florida, teams would stand down from the Starlink launch attempt tomorrow in California.

bicyclist Oct 03, 2022 04:28 PM
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Successful

Now it says?: " 10/03/2022 16:10 Stephen Clark
SpaceX has scrubbed tonight's launch attempt at Vandenberg Space Force Base, with the Falcon 9 launch of 52 Starlink satellites tentatively rescheduled for tomorrow evening."
weird part seems to me that the Starlink Mission "YouTube" is still counting down? (16:56 & going down still)

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