SpaceX launched 59 small satellites and lands rocket back on Earth

Recently SpaceX launched 59 small satellites and landed the returning rocket on 25th May on a rideshare.

It mission called Transporter 5 and the Transporter 5 mission went sucessful very smoothly.

A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on 25th may at 2:35 p.m.

The Falcon 9's first stage came back to Earth at Cape Canaveral's Landing Zone 1 about 8.5 minutes after launching.

All 59 payloads were deployed into orbit by 75 minutes after liftoff as they planned.

Well, Transporter 5 is a "rideshare" mission.

It is lofting a variety of small satellites for a number of different customers.

One of those  Canada-based customers operates a network of spacecraft that detect methane emissions from orbit.

Well, Transporter 5 is SpaceX's 5th dedicated small-satellite rideshare mission.

very firstly, Transporter 1 was launched 143 satellites to orbit in January 2021.

Now Transporter 5 was the 22nd Falcon 9 launch in 2022 and the 155th for the rocket.

Their several different Falcon 9 1st stages have launched on 12 different missions.