Falcon 9 Full Thrust
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NET: August 24th 2017 - 18:51 UTCLaunch Window
Open: August 24th 2017 - 18:51 UTC
Close: August 24th 2017 - 19:33 UTC
Flight Proven: No
The first stage of the Falcon 9 landed on the ASDS, JRTI, stationed of the west coast.