SpaceX completes three launches in 36 hours

SpaceX completed three launches in 36 hours:
53 Starlink satellites were launched on a Falcon 9 rocket last Friday at 12:09 PM EDT (16:08 UTC) at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the 100th launch of a Falcon rocket and SpaceX’s 24th launch in 2022, A record-breaking 13th launch of the rocket’s B1060 thruster, and SpaceX’s 50th consecutive successful recovery.

Germany’s military radar Earth observation satellite SARah-1 was launched on a Falcon 9 rocket last Saturday at 7:19 AM PDT (14:19 UTC) at Vandenberg Space Air Force Base, the 25th launch of the year by the Falcon 9. Developed and built by Airbus Defence and Space, the SARah-1 will replace the Luftwaffe’s constellation of SAR-Lupe reconnaissance satellites, and SpaceX will launch two more satellites, SARah-2 and 3, later this year.

The Globalstar-2 FM15 satellite was launched for Globalstar last Sunday at 12:27 AM EDT (04:27 UTC) on a Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral base.

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