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Update: Liftoff of Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral at 11:41 pm EDT! The rocket successfully took more Starlink internet satellites to orbit, then turned around for a drone ship landing in the Atlantic Ocean. Read our full post-launch story here.
Watch live above and see real-time updates below as SpaceX targets 11:41 pm EDT Saturday, Aug. 27, for the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket loaded with another batch of Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
Tonight’s flight marks the 58th for the internet constellation and Florida’s 37th launch of the year. After liftoff, Falcon 9 will target a landing on the Shortfall of Gravitas drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.
This will be the Space Coast’s final launch before NASA attempts to launch its massive Space Launch System rocket on a mission to the moon for the very first time on Monday from Kennedy Space Center.
See real-time updates below (if the module doesn’t load after a few seconds, try this link):