SpaceX launches its first rocket for the year 2021, launching the Trksat 5A satellite

Today ‘s article is about SpaceX, which was successfully completed in 2020, and Türksat 5A, the first mission to begin work in 2021.

Tksrksat is the leading government-affiliated communications agency covering Turkey and its environs. It is currently launching the Türksat 3A, 4A and 4B communications satellites into Central Asia, Europe and Africa, while launching the Türksat 5A as their latest satellite.

The Türksat 5A satellite weighs 3,400 kilograms and operates at 12 kilowatts. It is planned to be active as a geostationary satellite for 15 years in orbit at 31 degrees east longitude.

As usual, SpaceX uses a Falcon 9 Block 5 booster for this. That’s the booster called B1060. This booster was used for a launch for the 4th time.

The launch took place on January 8, 2021 at GMT 0215 (7.45 am Sri Lanka time). From the Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at CCSFS (Cape Canaveral Space Force Station) in Florida.

The specialty here is

The launch of the 1st Falcon 9 by SpaceX 2021.
SpaceX successfully launches 104th Falcon 9
The 62nd launch of SpaceX SLC-40.
The booster landed again 8 minutes and 30 seconds after launch. To the Just Read The Instructions (JRTI) drone ship 673 kilometers east of Florida in the Atlantic Ocean.

So why is this landing special?

71st successful landing on SpaceX.
Also the 14th one done to JRTI.
GO Ms. recovered two Payload Fairings that fell into the Atlantic Ocean 786 km from Florida. Tree and GO Ms. From the Chief.

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