Author Topic: SpaceX F9 : Starlink group 6-16 : CCSFS SLC-40 : 15/16 Sep 2023 (03:38 UTC)  (Read 19122 times)

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« Last Edit: 09/16/2023 07:30 am by catdlr »
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T+54 minutes and 1 second. Expected ignition for two seconds.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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It's Tony De La Rosa, ...and no, I'm not a Feline Dealer!!

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T+1 hour 5 minutes and 11 seconds. Expected separation.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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"Deployment of 22 @Starlink satellites confirmed"

https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1702906306049560678
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Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Thanks again Steven for your updates. Appreciate your efforts despite the limited information to work from.
« Last Edit: 09/16/2023 04:51 am by catdlr »
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SpaceX photos from above tweet

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https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1702880441668091985

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Live from Cape Canaveral, SpaceX Falcon 9 launch with Starlink 6-16 out of SLC-40:

Overview:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2023/09/starlink-7-2-6-14/

NSF Livestream:
youtube.com/watch?v=dZtcZ9…

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Some crazy lightning!

https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1702884962825822404

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T-20 minute vent.

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twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1702889940902678576

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LAUNCH! SpaceX Falcon 9 B1078-5 launches the Starlink 6-16 mission from SLC-40.

Overview:
nasaspaceflight.com/2023/09/starli…

NSF Livestream:
youtube.com/watch?v=dZtcZ9…

https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1702890619750756665


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NSF view of launch

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NSF booster shots

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https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1702891961055580239

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And that's 152 successful landings in a row!

Touchdown on Just Read The Instructions.

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https://twitter.com/julia_bergeron/status/1702893288229892450

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Friday night is for lovers of launches. Falcon 9 lofting another batch of starlink satellites.

@NASASpaceflight Mission 6-16 replay:
youtube.com/live/dZtcZ924k…

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More landing shots from SpaceX stream

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https://twitter.com/rpg571/status/1702917327887482899

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📷 Successful Launch! 🚀

Late Friday night on August 15, SpaceX illuminated the night sky with the successful launch of the Starlink Group 6-16 satellites from Cape Canaveral!  Under the guidance of the visionary Elon Musk, the Falcon 9 rocket soared, marking a significant milestone in our journey towards global connectivity. This mission brings us one step closer to a world where internet access knows no bounds. Congratulations to the SpaceX team on this monumental achievement! @SpaceX @SLDelta45 @Starlink

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https://twitter.com/mdcainjr/status/1702892696262545878

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The Falcon 9 goes subsonic just before it hits the clouds.  Stunning launch from this evening over at Cape Canaveral!

📸 by me for @SpaceflightNow

#SpaceX #Starlink

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Forgot to post this earlier - pad clear.

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https://twitter.com/tskelso/status/1703089414375948421

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CelesTrak has ephemeris-based SupGP data for all 22 satellites from the #Starlink Group 6-16 launch (2023-144) atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral on Sep 16 at 0338 UTC: spaceflightnow.com/2023/09/14/liv…. Data for the launch can be found at: https://celestrak.org/NORAD/elements/supplemental/table.php?INTDES=2023-144

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