WATCH: SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket from Florida’s Space Coast

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket Thursday morning from Florida’s Space Coast.


The rocket took off at 10:30 a.m. from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

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The launch is aiming to send another batch of Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit.

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Starlink is a large network of satellites that provide high-speed internet to areas around the world.

SpaceX said the first stage booster for this Falcon 9 rocket has previously launched CRS-26, OneWeb Launch 16, Intelsat IS-40e, O3b mPOWER, Ovzon 3, and five Starlink missions.

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After the launch, SpaceX landed the first stage booster on its “Just Read the Instructions” droneship in the Atlantic Ocean.

The next planned mission for SpaceX is the launch of Crew-8 on Saturday

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