WATCH: SpaceX successfully launches next Starlink mission from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Update: SpaceX Friday afternoon successfully launched another batch of Starlink satellites.

The deployment of 53 Starlink satellites confirmed shortly after the Falcon 9 rocket blasted off on schedule at 5:27 p.m.

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A Falcon 9 rocket carrying a batch of 53 Starlink satellites is now set to lift off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Friday evening.


This is the sixth launch of this particular first stage booster, the most recent in support of the Ax-1 mission on April 8.

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Following the launch, the Falcon 9′s first stage will land on the Just Read the Instructions drone ship stationed off the Florida coast.

Read: SpaceX launches batch of Starlink satellites

The launch window opens at 5:27 p.m. You can watch the launch LIVE on Channel 9 or by clicking below.


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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser,

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.