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WATCH: SpaceX launches 60th rocket of the year with Falcon 9 launch from Florida

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — SpaceX completed its 60th rocket launch of the year launching a Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station early Wednesday.


4:55 a.m. update:

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket blasted its Starlink payload into orbit at 4:34 a.m.

After the launch, the first stage of the rocket successfully landed on an autonomous ship in the Atlantic.

Original report:

SpaceX is aiming to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida’s Space Coast early Wednesday morning.

SpaceX said its target launch time is 4:34 a.m. from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

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The launch will be in support of SpaceX’s Starlink program.

Starlink is a system of orbital satellites that provide high-speed internet.

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Officials said the weather conditions are better than 90% in favor of the launch.

Channel 9 will have live coverage of the launch on Eyewitness News.

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