CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX successfully launched more Starlink internet satellites in low-Earth orbit with a Falcon 9 rocket launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Saturday.
Starlink Group 4-35 took off at 7:32 p.m. from Space Launch Complex 40.
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Falcon 9’s first stage has landed on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship pic.twitter.com/nQDzzulOFk— SpaceX (@SpaceX) September 24, 2022
Launch weather officials said a frontal band influenced by Hurricane Fiona pushed through the Space Coast on Friday and needed to remain south of the spaceport on Saturday to allow wind speeds to diminish enough for launch.
A Shortfall of Gravitas — one of SpaceX’s autonomous spaceport drone ships — caught the reusable rocket booster B1073 following its fourth-ever flight. According to Space Launch Schedule, the Falcon 9c carried a payload of 52 Starlink satellites.
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