SpaceX successfully launches 60 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral

The launch happened at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket and 60 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Wednesday.

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The company hit its target launch at 3:30 p.m., and it will be the seventh time the company completed the mission.

The satellites are part of SpaceX’s plan to deploy the world’s most advanced broadband internet system.

SpaceX said the Starlink system will deliver high-speed broadband internet to locations where access has been unreliable, expensive or completely unavailable.

Channel 9 will be streaming the launch on its website and on its Facebook page.

To read more about the mission, visit here.