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Rocket Launch: June 13, 2020 5:21 AM ET | SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink-8 (9th mission)

Jun 13, 2020 05:21 AM Cape Canaveral SLC-40 SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink-8 (9th mission)

MISSION

SpaceX is scheduled to launch 60 Starlink satellites from a Falcon 9. This will be the 9th mission in support of the constellation of networked satellites known as Starlink. The goal of Starlink is to create a network that will help provide internet services to those who are not yet connected, and to provide reliable and affordable internet across the globe.


LAUNCH VIEWING

Due to the launch window scheduled significantly outside visitor complex operation hours, no launch viewing opportunities are available for SpaceX Starlink 9th mission.


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Availability of upcoming viewing opportunities is dependent upon the scheduled launch time and is subject to NASA and U.S. Air Force approval. Launch date, time, and viewing opportunities are subject to change. Launches can be affected by technical and mechanical issues as well as range operations and weather, either in advance or at the last minute.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 60 Starlink satellites from SLC-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Rocket Launch: June 13, 2020 5:21 AM ET | SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink-8 (9th mission)