….at 12:26 AM EDT or 04:26 UTC from space launch complex 40 Cape Canaveral Florida lifting 5,400 Kilogram Sirius XM 8 high power broadcasting satellite into orbit and first stage booster B-1061.3 made a successful landing on Just Read The Instructions 642 kilometers down range.

The 18th launch for SpaceX in 2021. 17th reflight booster in 2021. 63rd overall Falcon 9 with a flight proven booster. A 44 day turn around for B-1061.

Congratulations to all involved in the success of this mission!

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