SXM-8 Mission

On Sunday, June 6 at 12:26 a.m. EDT, Falcon 9 launched the SXM-8 mission from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

This was the third launch and landing of this Falcon 9 first stage booster, which previously launched NASA astronauts on the Crew-1 and Crew-2 missions to the International Space Station. Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage landed on the “Just Read the Instructions” droneship, located in the Atlantic Ocean.