SpaceX launches Starlink satellites on Falcon 9 rocket in California

Rocket launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch. (SpaceX)

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. – SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California on Sunday.

The rocket carried 46 Starlink satellites, which provide data services such as video calling, online gaming and streaming.

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Following stage separation, the rocket’s first-stage booster landed on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship stationed in the Pacific Ocean.

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