SpaceX Launch Successful Late Tuesday Morning

SpaceX launch from Vandenberg on May 14, 2024 (Photo: Vandenberg Space Force Base)

Update by the edhat staff

SpaceX successfully launched 20 Starlink satellites from Vandenberg Space Force Base on Tuesday before noon.

Watch footage of the liftoff below:

SpaceX Launch Scheduled for Late Tuesday Morning

SpaceX is targeting Tuesday, May 14 for a Falcon 9 launch of 20 Starlink satellites, including 13 with Direct to Cell capabilities, to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Space Force Base.

Liftoff is targeted for 11:39 a.m. If needed, additional opportunities are also available on Wednesday, May 15 starting at 9:06 a.m.

A live webcast of this mission will begin on X @SpaceX about five minutes prior to liftoff. Watch live.

This is the 18th flight for the first stage booster supporting this mission, which previously launched Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, DART, Transporter-7, Iridium OneWeb, SDA-0B, and 12 Starlink missions. 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.

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