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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launches USSF-67

By Keith Cowing
January 15, 2023
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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launches USSF-67
USSF-67 Launch

SpaceX launched a Falcon Heavy booster with the USSF-67 payload Sunday evening – the seocnd Falcon Heavy launch in just 11 weeks.

The Falcon Heavy side boosters – being reused from earlier flights – performed flawlessly and landed back at Cape Canaveral – the 163rd and 164th times that an orbital class rocket has done so. The core stage will not be recovered due to the launch requirements for this payload.

SpaceX halted live video – as planned – at the request of Space Force – after the second stage engine was lit. Live video of the side boosters’ return was shown.

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