SpaceX Drone Ship ‘Of Course I Still Love You’ Towed From Port Canaveral Out to Sea for Monday’s Launch

11-minute launch window opens at 9:51 a.m on Monday

Tugboat Hawk tows SpaceX drone ship ‘Of Course I Still Love You’ from Port Canaveral on Thursday morning. The autonomous spaceport drone ship is being towed about 400 miles downrange in preparation for Monday’s scheduled launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. (NASA image)

BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – Tugboat Hawk towed SpaceX drone ship ‘Of Course I Still Love You’ from Port Canaveral on Thursday morning.

The autonomous spaceport drone ship is being towed about 400 miles downrange in preparation for Monday’s scheduled launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

The Falcon’s first stage is scheduled to land on the drone ship, which will then be towed back to the Port.

Monday’s planned launch carries the second batch of about 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink 1.

An 11-minute launch window opens at 9:51 a.m.

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