SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket as part of the Starlink mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019, 10:30 PM EDT from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL.
The status of the launch is GREEN, so don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! If you are unable to watch to launch outdoors you have the opportunity to watch the launch video of the Falcon 9 Block 5 and experience the excitement for yourself.
B1048 will attempt to land on ASDS OCISLY. Falcon 9 booster B1048 is a reusable orbital-class Block 5 Falcon 9 first-stage booster manufactured by SpaceX. B1048 was the third Falcon 9 block 5 to fly and the second block 5 booster to re-fly. It became the second orbital-class booster to fly a third time.
Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit. Falcon 9 is the first orbital class rocket capable of reflight. SpaceX believes rocket reusability is the key breakthrough needed to reduce the cost of access to space and enable people to live on other planets. Visit www.spacex.com for more information.