SpaceX Launches New Round of Starlink Satellites from Florida Written 4 March 2022


Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. | Credit: U.S. Air Force/Airman 1st Class Zoe Thacker; Wikipedia; Public Domain

Florida Today reports that a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket “launched from Florida Thursday morning, sending the company’s newest batch of Starlink internet satellites to low-Earth orbit and completing the company’s first launch of March.” SpaceX’s ninth Falcon 9 launch “in as many weeks blasted off at 9:25 a.m. EST from pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center with 47 Starlink internet satellites packed into the nosecone of the reused, 230-foot rocket.” Coupled with ULA’s launch “of its Atlas V rocket earlier in the week, Thursday morning’s launch marks the tenth successful mission from Florida’s Space Coast this year.”
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