Aug 30, 2020

Falcon 9 launches with SAOCOM 1B

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SpaceX launched Argentina’s SAOCOM 1B radar observation satellite from Cape Canaveral at 7:18 p.m. EDT (2318 GMT) Sunday.

A Falcon 9 rocket headed toward the south on a trajectory hugging the Florida East Coast on the first flight into polar orbit from Cape Canaveral since 1969, and the first stage booster returned to the spaceport for an onshore landing minutes after liftoff.

Continuing coverage: https:\/\/spaceflightnow.com\/2020\/08\/30\/falcon-9-saocom-1b-mission-status-center\/

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