SpaceX Launches Starlink Mission Written 8 November 2023


A SpaceX Falcon 9 launches the Starlink 6-27 mission at 12:05 a.m. EDT, on Wednesday, November 8. | Credit: NASASpaceflightYouTube framegrab

Florida Today reports that with SpaceX’s newly “installed crew access arm for use by future astronauts stationed alongside on a support tower, a Falcon 9 rocket blazed into the post-midnight darkness Wednesday carrying another payload of 23 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit.” The launch “lit up the Space Coast sky at 12:05 a.m. EDT from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.” Of note, SpaceX’s Starlink 6-27 mission “marked the 61st orbital launch from the Space Force installation and nearby Kennedy Space Center this year, extending the ongoing annual record.”
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SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Starlink 6-27
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