written by mike wall and tariq malik, on march 9th, 2022

who: spacex
what: launches 10th satellite batch in 10 weeks
when: march 9, 2022
where: from cape canaveral space force station in florida
how: on a falcon 9 rocket on its 4th trip to space

Interesting fact“time to let the american broomstick fly and hear the sounds of freedom,” spacex’s launch director said just before launch. the call was an apparent response to russian space agency chief dmitry rogozin, who said “let them fly on something else, their broomsticks” last week after russia halted sales of its rocket engines to u.s. launch providers amid economic sanctions following that country’s invasion of ukraine on february 24.

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