Yesterday, #SpaceX launched their 8th mission of the year to deliver Bulgaria’s first national communications satellite to orbit, and in doing so tied their own personal record for number of launches flown in a single year – in just the first 6 months of 2017.
But the successful launch, and offshore landing on an autonomous drone ship that followed minutes later, also marked the second flight for a previously-flown #Falcon9 rocket, as well as the first time a rocket has launched missions from both sides of the United States; Cape Canaveral AFS / Kennedy Space Center in Florida and Vandenberg AFB in California.
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Photo: Alan Walters / @AmericaSpace
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