Gallery: Final Block 4 Falcon 9 Launches CRS-15

Gallery: Final Block 4 Falcon 9 Launches CRS-15

The last SpaceX Block 4 Falcon 9 leaves the launch pad at Canaveral's SLC-40 at 5:42 a.m. EDT on June 29, 2018. Photo Credit: Vikash Mahadeo / SpaceFlight Insider

The final SpaceX Block 4 Falcon 9 leaves the launch pad at Canaveral’s SLC-40 at 5:42 a.m. EDT on June 29, 2018. Photo Credit: Vikash Mahadeo / SpaceFlight Insider

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the ultimate Block 4 model of the launch car to be launched, lifted of from the Cape’s Space Launch Complex 40 on a mission to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, June 29, 2018.

The flight acquired underway at 5:42 a.m. EDT (09:42 GMT) with the CRS-15 Dragon spacecraft perched atop the roughly 230-foot (70-meter) tall F9. The “flight-proven” Dragon spacecraft was tasked with carrying an estimated 5,900 kilos (2,676 kilograms) price of provides and tools to low-Earth orbit (LEO). From there, it’s scheduled to rendezvous with the ISS on July 2.

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Photos courtesy: Mike Deep, Michael Howard, Vikash Mahadeo, Scott Schilke and Michael McCabe

CRS-15 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The final Block 4 variant of the Falcon 9 rocket was launched from Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida on June 29, 2018. The mission, a cargo run to the International Space Station beneath NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract. The CRS-15 cargo Dragon spacecraft started its ascent towards the International Space Station at 5:42 a.m. EDT. Photos courtesy: Scott Schilke, Mike Deep, Mike Howard, Michael McCabe, Vikash Mahadeo, Andy Sokol with Turbofox Photography

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