SpaceX Starlink 44 launch & Falcon 9 first stage landing, 6 May 2022

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 53 Starlink satellites (Starlink-44) from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on 6 May 2022, at 09:42 UTC (05:42 EDT). Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage landed on the “A Shortfall of Gravitas” droneship, stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. Falcon 9’s first stage (B1058) previously supported eleven missions: Crew Demo-2, ANASIS-II, CRS-21, Transporter-1, Transporter-3 and six Starlink missions.
Credit: SpaceX
Starlink 4.17


  1. I can't seriously be the first to leave a comment can I ? I had no idea a rocket could be landed like that!!