Falcon 9 launch timeline on the Transporter-1 mission
Live coverage: SpaceX launches rideshare mission on Falcon 9 rocket
SpaceX launched the first in a series of small satellite rideshare missions Sunday from Cape Canaveral, providing transportation for 143 U.S. and international spacecraft to low Earth orbit, a record number of satellites on a single flight. Liftoff occurred at 10 a.m. EST (1500 GMT) Sunday after bad weather forced SpaceX to scrub a launch attempt Saturday morning.
SpaceX delivers for Turkey in first launch of 2021
Photos: Falcon 9 poised for first launch of 2021
Falcon 9 launch timeline with Turksat 5A
Live coverage: SpaceX launches first mission of 2021
For its first mission of the year, SpaceX launched the Airbus-built Turksat 5A communications satellite to cover Turkey, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa with data relay and television broadcast services. A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 9:15 p.m. EST Thursday (0215 GMT Friday).