SpaceX successfully launched the ANASIS-II mission on Monday, July 20 using a Falcon 9’s. The primary launch window opens at 5:00 p.m. EDT, or 21:00 UTC. The ANASIS-II is a South Korean military communications satellite.
Falcon 9’s first stage previously launched Crew Dragon to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board. SpaceX landed the Falcon 9’s first stage on the “Just Read the Instructions” droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. The ANASIS-II spacecraft will deploy about 32 minutes after liftoff.
Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com (Brian owns shares of SpaceX)
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