SpaceX Poised For Quickest Falcon 9 Booster Reflight

The booster used for SpaceX Demo-2 flight on May 30 is back on the launchpad for a flight as early as July 20.
Credit: SpaceX
CAPE CANAVERAL—SpaceX is aiming for its quickest turnaround between reflights of a Falcon 9 booster, with launch of a South Korean military communications satellite poised to fly as early as July 20 using the same first stage that carried NASA astronauts into orbit on May 30. Launch of the Anasis-II...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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