SpaceX Looks to Set Record for Back-to-Back Launches Friday Written 15 December 2022


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a payload of satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network stands ready for launch. | Associated Press-©

Florida Today reports, “SpaceX is taking back-to-back launches to a new level this week.” The company is planning two launches 35 minutes apart Friday, which, if successful, would break the current record set in 1966 when “James Lovell and Buzz Aldrin launched aboard the Gemini 12 mission just 90 minutes after the launch of the Agena Target Vehicle they would later meet up with in orbit to practice rendezvous and docking with.”
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