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SpaceX’s Star Wars Day launch put 60 Starlink satellites in orbit and landed on the rocket.



CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit Tuesday afternoon (May 4) and then landed them at sea for a successful mission.

The veteran Falcon 9 rocket blasted off Pad 39A here at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 3:01 p.m. EDT (1901 GMT), the company’s 13th launch this year.


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