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SpaceX sets booster reuse milestone on Starlink launch – SpaceNews

SpaceX launched a set of Starlink satellites May 9 on a Falcon 9 whose first stage was on its tenth flight, a long-awaited goal in its reusability efforts.

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WASHINGTON SpaceX launched a set of Starlink satellites May 9 on a Falcon 9 whose first stage was making its tenth flight, a long-awaited goal in the companys reusability efforts.
The Falcon 9 lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 2:42 a.m. Eastern. The rockets upper stage deployed its payload of 60 Starlink satellites into low Earth orbit nearly 65 minutes later.
The launch, the third in less than two weeks for SpaceX, brings the total number of Starlink…

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