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SpaceX has Friday morning launch from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX is targeting 5:42 a.m for a Falcon 9 launch of 53 Starlink satellites at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — An early morning rocket launch started Friday morning off on the right foot.

SpaceX launched at 5:42 a.m for a Falcon 9 launch of 53 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched Crew Demo-2, ANASIS-II, CRS-21, Transporter-1, Transporter-3, and six Starlink missions.

Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage will return to Earth and land on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

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