On Friday, August 8 at 11:17 a.m. ET, Falcon 9 launched Axiom Space’s Ax-1 mission, Dragon’s fifth human spaceflight to the International Space Station, from LC-39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Axiom Space's Ax-1 mission is the first all-private human spaceflight mission to the International Space Station. The Ax-1 crew will participate in educational outreach and conduct innovative research experiments while on the orbiting laboratory.
Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage landed on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship, stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.
Photos taken from Playalinda Beach, a distance of about 4 miles.
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