SpaceX to Close Out Year with Three Falcon 9 Launches in 72 Hours Written 17 December 2021


An aerial view of the launch pad for the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center. | Shealah Craighead; Wikipedia; Public Domain

Spaceflight Now reports that SpaceX “is set to close out the year with three Falcon 9 rocket flights in a span of about 72 hours from launch pads in Florida and California, carrying another batch of Starlink internet satellites, a Turkish data relay spacecraft, and a resupply mission to the International Space Station.” If SpaceX launches all three missions, “the company will wrap up 2021 with 31 Falcon 9 rocket flights. SpaceX has already exceeded its previous record of 26 Falcon 9 launches in a calendar year.”
Full Story (Spaceflight Now)