SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket after scrubbed Starlink launch Sunday

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After two other launches were recently scrubbed on the Space Coast, SpaceX successfully launched an Argentinian satellite into orbit Sunday.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket took off at around 7:19 p.m. from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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Watch the Falcon 9 launch to orbit here:

The first stage of the rocket landed back on the ground, creating a sonic boom that could be heard around Central Florida.

Early Sunday morning, SpaceX scrubbed the 12th launch of its Starlink satellites due to bad weather during pre-flight operations.  The next opritunity for SpaceX to launch this Starlink mission will be Tuesday around 9:29 a.m.

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Saturday’s launch of the United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket was also canceled due to inclement weather.

ULA has not announced a date for its rescheduled launch.

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