SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral

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SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Friday evening.

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Another rocket is set to light up the Central Florida horizon Friday night.

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SpaceX is planning to launch 23 more Starlink satellites.

The company will use its Falcon 9 rocket to send those satellites into low-Earth orbit.

Starlink provides internet access to various locations worldwide.

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The rocket is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 8:32 p.m.

When the launch happens, you can watch it live on Channel 9 and right here at WFTV.com.

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