SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Florida’s Space Coast

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A new satellite is in orbit following an early morning launch from our Space Coast.


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 1 a.m. Thursday.

It carried Intelsat’s Galaxy 37 communication satellites which will serve TV, communication, and government networks across North America.

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Shortly after launch, the rocket’s first stage booster landed on droneship “Just Read the Instructions” in the Atlantic Ocean.

Officials said the booster previously launched Crew-5, GPS III-6, Inmarsat I6-F2, CRS-28, and one Starlink mission.

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