A SpaceX Falcon 9 booster returned to Port Canaveral on Friday morning after its fourth successful launch earlier this week and is moving with a new mobile crane.
The booster has arrived on the drone ship. – where it landed after the start – against sunrise on Friday.
With the now most experienced booster from SpaceX 60 Starlink satellites were launched on Monday. It was the first time that a booster has flown more than three times.
"These boosters are designed for ten-time use," said SpaceX engineer Lauren Lyons during the launch.
SpaceX launched its second round of Starlink satellites from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Monday morning, and plans to move nearly 1
The launch was the first time that SpaceX reused a payload fairing – part of the rocket's bowing cone – by reusing rocket hardware, launch costs can be reduced.
After the booster arrives at Port Canaveral, the booster will be powered by a 300 foot Mobile Harbor Crane the drone removed.
Copyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando – All rights reserved.