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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch scrubbed for third consecutive night due to weather

The Falcon 9 launch of 54 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit is expected to take place in Cape Canaveral.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Falcon 9 launch of 54 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit was expected to take place in Cape Canaveral Friday night, however it was scrubbed due to weather concerns.

This is the third consecutive night the launch has been delayed.

The first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched CRS-22, Crew-3, Turksat 5B, Crew-4, and CRS-25. 

Following stage separation, the first stage will land on the Just Read the Instructions droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

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