WATCH AGAIN: SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket launch from California

Starlink mission lifts off from Vandenberg Space Force Base

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VANDERNBERG SPACE FORCE BASE – SpaceX on Thursday launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.

SpaceX launched the mission at 9:40 a.m. EDT, sending 46 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit.

The first-stage booster supporting the mission previously launched Crew-1, Crew-2, SXM-8, CRS-23, IXPE, Transporter-4, Transporter-5, Globalstar FM15, ISI EROS C-3, and three Starlink missions.

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Following stage separation, Falcon 9′s first stage landed on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship stationed in the Pacific Ocean.

ClickOrlando.com will stream the launch at the top of this story.