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SpaceX launches 23 Starlink satellites from Florida (video)

SpaceX launches 23 Starlink satellites from Florida (video)

SpaceX launched 23 additional Starlink internet satellites into orbit on Sunday (January 7).

The Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Starlink spacecraft lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida at 5:35 p.m. EDT (2235 GMT).

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 23 Starlink satellites was launched from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on Sunday, January 11. 7, 2024. (Image credit: SpaceX via X)

To plan, the Falcon 9 rocket's first stage returned to Earth about 8.5 minutes after liftoff, landing on the drone ship A Shortfall of Gravitas, which was stationed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida.