SpaceX delays launch of another batch of Starlink satellites to Tuesday


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX has delayed the launch of Starlink satellites to Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 11:02 p.m.


A backup opportunity will be on Wednesday.

If the launch happens, watch Channel 9 for coverage.

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SpaceX is set to launch another batch of Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit.

Liftoff is scheduled for Monday night at 11:05 p.m., with backup opportunities available until 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12.

If the launch is scrubbed, additional opportunities are also available on Tuesday starting at 11:02 p.m.

The Falcon 9 rocket carrying 22 Starlink satellites with takeoff from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

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This is the third flight for the first stage booster supporting this mission, which previously launched the Crew-7 and CRS-29 missions.

Following stage separation, the first stage will land on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Starlink satellites provide broadband internet capability to locations throughout the world.

Stay with Channel 9 for live coverage of the launch.

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