SpaceX successfully launches Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — 11:10 p.m. update

The Falcon 9 carrying 60 Starlink satellites successfully blasted off from the Space Coast Monday night.


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The delayed launch of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 60 Starlink satellites is set to blast off from the Space Coast Monday night.

The launch is set to begin at 10:59 p.m.

The launch was scrubbed Sunday due to “unfavorable weather.”

Channel 9 will provide live coverage of the launch if it happens.

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Weather forced SpaceX to move back its planned Sunday night Starlink launch from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

SpaceX tweeted out Sunday night that its planned Starlink launch will be delayed until Monday.

SpaceX stated it made the decision over “unfavorable weather” conditions.

The company is now targeting the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket for Monday at 10:59 p.m.

Channel 9 will provide live coverage of the launch if it happens.

Original report:

SpaceX plans to light up the Space Coast for Valentine’s Day night with the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket.

SpaceX aims to launch its 20th batch of Starlink satellites into orbit from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at around 11:21 p.m.

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The goal of Starlink is to create a network that will help provide reliable and affordable internet services across the globe.

Storms have been moving through the area throughout the day, but there is no word of any possible weather delays for the launch.

The launch was originally set for Saturday night before being moved to Sunday.

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Watch Channel 9 Eyewitness News at 11 p.m. for live updates on the launch.