Liftoff at 12:30 AM EDT Friday morning from SLC-40 for a perfect mission by SpaceX to launch and deploy the customer satellite by IntelSat IS-40e and riding along is NASA’s TEMPO Tropospheric Emmisions Monotoring of Pollution as an Earth science mission. TEMPO will be recording pollution and ozone data from Canada, United States and Mexico from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean.
First stage booster B-1076-4 successfully landed on ASOG A Shortfall of Gravitas down range. According to spacex.com/launches this now makes 222 total launches, 189 total landings with 156 reflown rockets. It is also the 23rd mission this year for SpaceX.
Congratulations to everyone on the SpaceX team. We’ll done.
Summery by Scott Schilke for spacenews.lu and space-news.es