On Friday, May 13th, at 3:07 p.m. PT, a SpaceX Falcon 9 launched 53 Starlink satellites to LEO from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California.
The Vandenberg AFB launch marks the fourth Starlink deployment from Vandenberg, and the 23rd Falcon-9 launch from SLC-4E.
This Falcon 9 first stage booster previously launched Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, DART and two Starlink missions.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 launch on May 14th from will send 53 Starlink satellites to LEO from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage returned to Earth and landed on the Just Read the Instructions droneship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.