SpaceX prepares for the morning launch of Falcon 9 from the spaceport
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida. SpaceX plans to launch another batch of Starlink satellites early Thursday morning.
The launch is scheduled for 4:22 a.m. from Spaceport 40 at the Space Force Station at Cape Canaveral. Backup options are available at 6:03 am on Thursday and also on Friday.
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The Falcon 9 rocket will carry 56 Starlink satellites into low Earth orbit as part of SpaceX’s ongoing efforts to build an internet network for underserved areas.
The first stage booster will land on the Just Read the Instructions unmanned craft in the Atlantic.
Forecasters at Space Launch Delta 45 say there is a 30% chance the weather could interfere with the launch.
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