GPS III SV06

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the GPS III Space Vehicle 06 mission from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 7:24 a.m. on 18 January 2023. Following stage separation, the first stage landed on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship, stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

Long range views of the launch.

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  1. Bob, Do not tell me that KSC is now know as “Cape Canaveral Space Force Station”. I could never refer to that title having followed the space program since the 1950s and worked at KSC for five years.

    It is a civilian facility too!

    Grant

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