Falcon 9 Booster B1049.4 returns to Port Canaveral

SpaceX Fleet brings rocket booster home.

Falcon 9 rocket booster B1049.4 on Of Course I Still Love You
Autonomous drone ship Of Course I Still Love You brings home Falcon 9 B1049.4 | photo: Jon Van Horne

Waves were crashing rough on the rocks at Jetty Park Beach. The ESE wind was blowing hard on land and water. On January 9, 2020 at around 5pm EST, the SpaceX fleet tug boat Hawk towed the autonomous drone ship “Of Course I Still Love You” into Port Canaveral. Sitting atop the drone ship was the Falcon 9 rocket booster B1049.4 from it’s most recent mission Starlink-2.

A sooty SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster B1049.4
Falcon 9 B1049.4 stands tall returning from it’s 4th SpaceX mission Starlink-2 | photo: Crystal Gabriel

The sooty rocket booster is SpaceX’s 2nd, fourth launched fourth landed booster in their fleet. As for it’s condition, we can expect more launches from this Falcon 9 rocket booster.

Jon Van Horne
Jon Van Horne

He began his career in media as a multimedia designer and developer in Montreal, Quebec. He developed a passion for media during his job in Photography and Video at a Montreal media content company. Other passions in media, photography/videography and soon going back to school in engineering.