Skip to comments.SpaceX rocket launch now planned for Friday
Posted on 01/11/2019 7:26:51 AM PST by BenLurkin
The Falcon 9 rocket launch originally planned for early this week has been rescheduled to Friday, SpaceX announced on Twitter. The launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base is set for 7:31 a.m., according to the tweet. Weather is 60 percent favorable, the company said.
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Watching the launch is fun, but watching the boosters come back down and land, that is the best part of the show imho.
Is this the one where they’ll let the first stage burn up and not land ?
Landed on barge. Appeared flawless.
Smoke and Mirrors.
Obviously done in the same studio they did the moon landings...
(is it necessary to add the /s?)
Very little smoke comes from a LOX/RP1 engine ... mirrors are, however, sometimes used to protect launchpad cameras.
I’m happy about the satellites but what I really want to see are the LANDINGS.
I watch almost every new launch now.
Thanks! The Crew Dragon test has to wait until the shutdown is over.
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