Liftoff at 12:09 PM EDT or 16:09 UTC for the 122nd SpaceX Falcon 9 the 63rd flight proven booster 67th reflight of a Falcon 9 and the 88th booster landing.

The Lockheed Martin United States Space Force GPSIIISV05 satellite was successfully deployed in orbit and first stage booster B-1062.2 its 2nd flight successfully landed on JRTI Just Read The Instructions drone ship down range in the Atlantic ocean.

A perfect mission to bolster the world wide gold standard in GPS navigation that we all use in our cars and our phones thanks to the United States Space Force.

Photo Credit: Scott Schilke for spacenews.lu and space-news.es

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