WATCH: SpaceX successfully launches 17th Starlink mission from Kennedy Space Center

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched its 17th Starlink mission Wednesday morning from Kennedy Space Center.

The Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled to lifted off from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39-A at 8:02 a.m.

The launch was delayed Tuesday to allow more time for prelaunch inspections.

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

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Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.