- Milky Way Ambassador
- Articles: 0
- Posts: 1625
- Joined: Sat May 11, 2019 10:34 pm
- Location: NH, USA
"Nearly three months have passed since SpaceX flew a rocket—the company last launched the AMOS-17 satellite on August 6 aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.
But now the company is returning to the launch pad to send its second batch of Starlink Internet satellites into low Earth orbit. On Tuesday, SpaceX completed a static test firing of the Falcon 9 rocket's first stage that is presently scheduled to launch on November 11 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Beyond the primary mission, this flight is going for two rocket reuse milestones."
https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/11 ... k-mission/
- - - - -
Telescopes: Celestron C6; Tele Vue TV-85; Questar 3.5 Standard SN 18-11421
Solar: Thousand Oaks white light filter; Daystar Quark (chromosphere) Hα filter
Mounts: iOptron Az Mount Pro; Explore Scientific Twilight I tripod w/ Celestron NexStar GT mount; Majestic heavy duty tripod
Local Club: New Hampshire Astronomical Society