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WATCH SpaceX Falcon9 Rocket Launch

SpaceX finally successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral around 10 a.m. Eastern. The launch was postponed after weather delayed it this weekend. The rocket is carrying 60 Starlink satellites that will help provide high-speed internet all over the world.

The launch of another batch of 60 Starlink satellites may have been successful, but the booster landing was not SpaceX confirmed that the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket made a “soft landing” in the water nearby the intended landing spot on a drone ship. The company has successfully landed boosters 49 times prior to today’s launch. In the coming weeks, the satellites will use on-board thrusters to begin orbiting earth and they will begin working to provide high-speed internet to users worldwide. This launch brings the total number of satellites up to 300, making SpaceX the largest commercial satellite operator in the world.