SpaceX launches batch of Starlink satellites

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from our Space Coast Thursday afternoon.

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The rocket, which lifted off at 1:51 p.m., carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit.

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The rocket was scheduled to lift off at 11:14 a.m. but it was delayed by weather.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.