SpaceX CRS-19 Dragon launch & Falcon 9 first stage landing
- A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the CRS-19 Dragon spacecraft from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, on 5 December 2019 at 17:29 UTC (12:29 EST). The CRS-19 Dragon spacecraft previously supported the CRS-4 mission in September 2014 and the CRS-11 mission in June 2017. Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage (Block 5 B1059) landed on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship, stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. The CRS-19 Dragon is scheduled to rendezvous with the International Space Station on 8 December 2019, with capture scheduled for 10:00 UTC (06:00 EST).