Author Topic: SpaceX F9 : Starlink group 6-14 : CCSFS SLC-40 : 8/9 September 2023 (03:12 UTC)  (Read 19832 times)

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https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1700366036141580654

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Falcon 9 launches 22 @Starlink satellites to orbit from Florida

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It was never 2 videos for the same launch, They are 2 different launches, the 360p one just hadn't finished processing yet, once it did so, it was 1080p at the same link. There are 2 listed as uploaded today because they reuploaded the 6-12 VOD now that they figured out how to get the 1080p60 footage instead of the 720p60 version.

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https://twitter.com/tskelso/status/1700566647965413700

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CelesTrak has ephemeris-based SupGP data for 21 of 22 satellites from the #Starlink Group 6-14 launch (2023-138) atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral on Sep 9 at 0312 UTC: spaceflightnow.com/2023/09/08/liv…. Data for the launch can be found at: https://celestrak.org/NORAD/elements/supplemental/table.php?INTDES=2023-138

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Does anyone who is free to speak know why the three previous Florida Starlink launches carried 22 satellites/21/22?
(6-13, 6-12, 6-14)
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Congratulations to SpaceX for yet another successful Starlink mission.

Perhaps even more impressive is the 150th consecutive successful booster landing! I hope to see that hit 200 in just a few months 🤯

Thank you, Steven, FST, and our NSF webcasters!
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Does anyone who is free to speak know why the three previous Florida Starlink launches carried 22 satellites/21/22?
(6-13, 6-12, 6-14)

I believe it has something to do with the first stage that supported Starlink Group 6-12. B1073 has always carried less Starlink satellites compared to the other boosters. Possibly due to some extra Falcon Heavy hardware since it's a converted side booster? However, B1076 on the other hand (also a converted side booster), has carried the full 22.
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Crosby Skipper returned to PC on Sep 10 @ 1:25pm ET.  No ASOG or B1076….   Doug must be pulling double duty

Some reusability stats for this launch (Starlink Group 6-14):

Booster B1076.7 turnaround time: 47 days 2 hours 22 minutes
(its previous mission was Starlink Group 6-6 on Jul 24, 2023 UTC).

FYI: median turnaround time for Falcon 9 / Heavy boosters is currently 56.60 days *
* – based on the last 30 launches, excluding new first stages.

Launchpad SLC-40 turnaround time: 8 days 0 hours 50 minutes
(the previous launch from this pad was Starlink Group 6-13 on Sep 1, 2023 UTC).

FYI: median turnaround time for SLC-40 is currently 7.23 days *
* – based on the last 30 launches.

The same type of stats for previous SpaceX launches may be found on this spreadsheet online.

Also, fastest ASOG landing to landing time of 8.04 days.  Previous record 8.35 days between SL 4-27 & 4-23.  JRTI's record is still best at 7.78 days between SL 6-4 & 5-11.

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https://twitter.com/spaceoffshore/status/1701264055841747444

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Start your week with a Falcon 9!

ASOG is delivering one straight from Starlink 6-14 in around 5 hours time (cruise traffic pending)

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« Last Edit: 09/11/2023 07:23 pm by FutureSpaceTourist »

Doug + ASOG + B1076 (+ 2 fairing halves) returned to PC on Sep 11 @ 8:41pm ET

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https://twitter.com/spaceoffshore/status/1701350739732238693

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Doug and ASOG droneship are cruising around off Cape Canaveral with their haul - One Falcon 9 booster and two fairing halves. Easy work from Starlink 6-14

nsf.live/spacecoast

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Great views from NSF Space Coast Live
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https://twitter.com/julia_bergeron/status/1701670641747812517

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SpaceX transporting the fairing halves recovered from Starlink 6-14 to be refurbished and flown again. Just another routine day on the Space Coast.
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https://twitter.com/gregscott_photo/status/1702297957012226215

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The latest Starlink booster sits on the dock yesterday, legs up and ready for transport back to HangarX for refurbishment. Some of these boosters have been flown & are so black its hard to recognize them anymore. #SpaceX #NASA w/@FarryFaz

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