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SpaceX rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Space Station in Florida Saturday night can be seen in the sky over the eastern United States.
People as far north as New England are taking to social media to post their photos and videos in awe of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch It’s 7:32 p.m. ET.
“Falcon 9 launches 52 Starlink satellites into orbit,” SpaceX tweeted after the launch.
This was the fourth launch and landing for this purpose Falcon 9 first stage booster, which previously launched SES-22 and now has three Starlink missions, SpaceX says on its website.
“SpaceX’s Starlink is a constellation of networked satellites intended to provide Internet services to those who are not yet connected, and to provide reliable and affordable Internet around the world, according to the Kennedy Space Center,” FOX 35 Orlando mentioned.
NASA is skipping an attempt to launch its new lunar rocket next week due to Tropical Storm Ian, which is expected to become a major hurricane.
It’s the third delay last month for the lunar test flight featuring models but no astronauts, and it’s a follow-up to NASA’s Apollo moon landing program half a century ago. Hydrogen fuel leaks and other technical issues caused previous scrubs.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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