VIDEO: SpaceX rocket makes early morning liftoff from Florida

Falcon 9 rocket carries Starlink satellites into orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.SpaceX early Thursday launched yet another batch of Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

A Falcon 9 rocket carried 56 more of the internet satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 to low-Earth orbit at 3:31 a.m.

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SpaceX later tweeted that the satellites successfully deployed.

Starlink is a satellite constellation that delivers broadband internet capable of supporting streaming, online gaming, video calls and more, according to SpaceX.

The company also landed the first-stage rocket booster on a droneship.

Meantime, SpaceX on Sunday night got its Falcon Heavy rocket off the ground after multiple delays and scrubs the week of, sending the ViaSat-3 Americas mission skyward from Kennedy Space Center across a backdrop of darkness.

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