SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral

Rocket carried 56 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket early Sunday morning from Florida’s Space Coast.

The rocket lit up the early morning sky at 1:03 a.m. from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and carried 56 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit from

This was 11th flight for the first-stage booster used in this launch, which previously launched CRS-22, Crew-3, Turksat 5B, Crew-4, CRS-25, Eutelsat HOTBIRD 13G, mPOWER-a and three other Starlink missions.

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Following stage separation, the first-stage booster landed on the Just Read The Instructions droneship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

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