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user-inactivated  ·  3105 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: When this post is two hours old there will be a SpaceX launch (and landing?) from Vandenberg AFB.

This was the last of the older version of the Falcon 9. This version did not superchill the propellent, had less thrust and the older avionics. One of the reasons that this flight cost NOAA less is that they got the older rocket.