CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket Friday from Cape Canaveral.
The opening of the launch window was pushed back to 6:12 p.m. from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
This launch took place two hours before a planned Falcon Heavy launch from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
The mission will take the second pair of O3b mPOWER broadband internet satellites into medium-Earth orbit for SES of Luxembourg. The satellites, built by Boeing, will provide internet services over most of the populated world, building on SES’s O3b network, according to the company.
SpaceX landed the rocket booster on one of its drone ships.
The launch marks the 21st mission to liftoff from Florida this year.
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