SpaceX Sets New Record with 40th Mission of the Year Written 6 September 2022


SpaceX Falcon 9 lifts off with 51 Starlink satellites. | Credit: SpaceX; YouTube; framegrab

USA Today reports that SpaceX on Sunday “launched 51 Starlink satellites and Spaceflight’s Sherpa-LTC, an orbital transfer vehicle, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Its 40th mission of the year set a record for the number of rockets launched in a calendar year.”
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SpaceX launches 51 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral, Florida, 4 September 2022, at 10:09 p.m. ET.
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