Starlink 6-3 (Falcon 9)
19 May 2023
Space Launch Complex 40
Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 22 second-generation Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 2:19 a.m. on 19 May 2023. Following stage separation the first stage landed on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

This was the fifth launch and landing for this Falcon 9 first stage booster, which previously launched CRS-26, OneWeb Launch 16, Intelsat IS-40e, and now two Starlink mission.

A time-exposure of the flight of the second stage showing its wide exhaust plume. The little blob of light just to the right of the telephone pole at center amongst the trees is the entry burn of the first stage heading for its landing on the droneship.
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