WATCH LIVE: SpaceX to launch 60 Starlink satellites on Sunday
SpaceX will launch 60 Starlink satellites on Sunday night, one of two launches set for this week. Static fire test complete – targeting Sunday, February 14 at 11:21 p.m. EST for launch of 60 Starlink satellites from SLC-40 — SpaceX (@SpaceX) February 13, 2021The launch window for the satellites is set for 10:21 p.m. from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. You can watch the launch below:According to KSAT’s sister station, WKMG-TV, SpaceX received approval for the launch on Friday from the 45th Space Wing. The date and time for the second launch this week hasn’t yet been announced. RELATED: WATCH: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to launch satellites in rideshare flight
Watch Live: SpaceX launch in Boca Chica, Texas
At the SpaceX launch facility in Boca Chica — near the mouth of the Rio Grande — Starship SN8 is ready to blastoff to roughly 50,000 feet sometime soon. The craft’s planned flight, its first above 500 feet, will also test its ability to glide and land vertically on a pad near its launch site.mysanantonio.com
SpaceX-NASA launch: What to know ahead of today’s scheduled flight
And yes, the Crew Dragon does have a toilet — just in case. But one astronaut who worked on the Crew Dragon program said he has seen the design and said the accommodations are "perfectly adequate for that task." Officials in both countries have held up their symbiotic relationship on the International Space Station as a beacon of post-Cold War cooperation. NASA officials said Russia and Japan, another ISS partner, both joined discussions for a Crew Dragon safety review last week. Each Crew Dragon spacecraft could also make multiple trips to space, the company has suggested.
VIDEO: SpaceX MK-1 ship blows its top off
BOCA CHICA BEACH, Texas – Check out this video that took place south of San Antonio where a SpaceX ship had its top blown off. The incident occurred at Boca Chica Beach near South Padre Island. According to KRGV, the SpaceX MK-1 ship was undergoing pressure testing when the top blew off. No injuries were reported.