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WATCH: SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Space Coast

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BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Friday evening.

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SpaceX is counting down to the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket in Brevard County.

The rocket is set to deliver another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit.

Those 23 satellites are part of the company’s ongoing effort to offer high-speed internet across the world.

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Liftoff is scheduled for 6:30 tonight from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

SpaceX said it will be the 18th flight for the first stage booster supporting this mission.

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If all goes as planned, after stage separation, the booster will land on a droneship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean named “A Shortfall of Gravitas.”

When the rocket goes up, you can watch it live on channel 9 and right here at WFTV.com.

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