KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Another batch of Starlink satellites is in orbit after an overnight rocket launch Thursday from Florida’s Space Coast.
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station just before 3 a.m.
Photos: SpaceX lights up Florida’s Space Coast with early morning Falcon 9 rocket launch
The rocket brought 53 Starlink satellites into orbit.
Watch the full launch here:
Watch Falcon 9 launch 53 Starlink satellites to orbit → https://t.co/SpsRVRsvz1 https://t.co/s6qbxU8yQX— SpaceX (@SpaceX) February 2, 2023
The company has been sending up Starlink satellites to establish a high-speed internet service worldwide.
About 9 minutes after the launch, the first stage booster successfully landed on SpaceX’s droneship, A Shortfall of Gravitas, in the Atlantic.
SpaceX said the booster had been used on four prior missions.
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