On Thursday, January 13, 2021 at 10:25 a.m. EST, Falcon 9 launched Transporter-3, SpaceX's third dedicated SmallSat Rideshare Program mission, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
This was the tenth launch and landing of this Falcon 9 stage booster, which previously supported launch of Crew Demo-2, ANASIS-II, CRS-21, Transporter-1, and five Starlink missions.
On board this launch were 105 commercial and government spacecraft (including CubeSats, microsats, PocketQubes, and orbital transfer vehicles).
Following stage separation, SpaceX landed Falcon 9's first stage on Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
Launch photos taken from SR 528 causeway, about 11.5 miles away with landing photos from about 8.5 miles.
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