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Main Engine Cutoff; Falcon 9’s First Stage Separates

11 Nov 2021, 02:06 UTC
Main Engine Cutoff; Falcon 9’s First Stage Separates
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The Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage has reached main engine cutoff, known as MECO, and the first and second stages have separated. As the second stage continues carrying Crew Dragon on its flight, the rocket’s first stage will attempt a targeted landing on a droneship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

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