SpaceX successfully launches 23 Starlink satellites into orbit

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 23 Starlink satellites bound for low-Earth orbit on Sunday evening.

The launch took place from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Liftoff happened around 8:53 p.m.

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This mission marks the 15th flight for the first stage booster, which has previously supported missions such as SES-22, ispace's HAKUTO-R MISSION 1, Amazonas-6, CRS-27, Bandwagon-1, and nine Starlink launches. 

Upon stage separation, the first stage is expected to make a controlled landing on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship, located in the Atlantic Ocean.