BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida’s Space Coast on Friday.
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The launch happened at 11:43 a.m. from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
Liftoff! pic.twitter.com/QJUch6L6QQ— SpaceX (@SpaceX) March 24, 2023
SpaceX sent another batch of 56 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit.
Watch: SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station
After taking off from the launchpad, the first stage of the rocket landed on SpaceX’s A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship in the Atlantic Ocean.
Falcon 9’s first stage has landed on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship pic.twitter.com/34f8zYCKbz— SpaceX (@SpaceX) March 24, 2023
SpaceX said the first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched CRS-22, Crew-3, Turksat 5B, Crew-4, CRS-25, Eutelsat HOTBIRD 13G, mPOWER-a and two Starlink missions.
Watch: SpaceX completes successful static fire test of 33-engine Starship booster
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