SpaceX Set To Launch From Vandenberg Thursday Night
Thursday February 22, 2024
(File photo courtesy SpaceX)
Updated--SpaceX is set to launch another Falcon-9 rocket from Vandenberg SFB in northwest Santa Barbara County Thursday night.
The payload will be another 22 Starlink Internet satellites headed for low earth orbit.
Liftoff is scheduled for 8:11 PM PT with backup opportunities available through 11:44 PM.
If need be they can reschedule for Friday night.
This will be the 19th mission for the first stage booster carrying a variety of payloads in the past including eight Starlink satellites.
After launch the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket will return to earth and land on the drone ship "Of Course I Still Love You" stationed in the Pacific off the California coast.