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SpaceX Starlink 45


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May 14, 2022

SpaceX Starlink 45 liftoff

A SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle launched 53 Starlink satellites (Starlink-45) from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, on 13 May 2022, at 22:07 UTC (15:07 PDT).

SpaceX Starlink 45 launch & Falcon 9 first stage landing, 13 May 2022

Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage landed on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship, stationed in the Pacific Ocean. Falcon 9’s first stage (B1063) previously supported four missions: Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, DART, and two Starlink mission.

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Image, Video, Text, Credits: SpaceX/SciNews/ Aerospace/Roland Berga.