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Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) Mission

On Thursday, December 9 at 1:00 a.m. EST, Falcon 9 launched NASAs Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) to low Earth orbit from historic Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This was the fifth flight for NASAs Launch Service Program.

This was the fifth flight for this Falcon 9s first stage booster, which previously supported launch of Crew-1, Crew-2, SXM-8, and CRS-23. This mission marked SpaceXs 130th flight of Falcon 9 and its 90th successful landing