Starlink 5-4

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the Starlink 5-4 mission on 12 February 2023 at 12:10 a.m. lofting 55 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Following stage separation, the first stage landed on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

The first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched GPS III Space Vehicle 04, GPS III Space Vehicle 05, Inspiration4, Ax-1, Nilesat 301, and six Starlink missions.

A mishap with the camera led to only a time exposure of the first stage entry burn being recorded as it steered its way to a landing on the droneship stationed near the Bahamas. The light of the Moon can be seen behind the clouds above.

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