SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Lifts Off in Florida

A Falcon 9 rocket carrying 53 Starlink satellites launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday morning, May 18.

SpaceX said the satellites will be positioned into low-Earth orbit.

This video, recorded by Andrew Miljenovic, shows the rocket launching from Cocoa Beach, Florida.

All 53 satellites were successfully deployed, SpaceX said. Credit: Andrew Miljenovic via Storyful

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