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SpaceX has launched 23 Starlink satellites from Florida

SpaceX has launched 23 Starlink satellites from Florida

SpaceX launched 23 more 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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The first stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen after landing on the “A Shortfall of Gravitas” drone off the coast of Florida on Sunday, January 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.