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Watch Live: Starlink Mission - 18 January 2022

Status Report From: SpaceX
Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

SpaceX is targeting today, Tuesday, January 18, for a Falcon 9 launch of 49 Starlink satellites to low Earth orbit from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The instantaneous launch window is at 7:04 p.m. EST (00:04 UTC on January 19).

The booster supporting this mission previously launched GPS III-3, Turksat 5A, Transporter-2, and six Starlink missions. Following stage separation, SpaceX will land Falcon 9’s first stage on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. Each of Falcon 9’s fairing halves previously supported one Starlink mission.

You can watch the live launch webcast starting about 15 minutes before liftoff. 

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