SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket From California Base

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California on Thursday, October 27.

This footage, filmed by Gabriel Magana, shows the rocket streaking across the skies above Mission Hills.

The rocket, which lifted off at 6.14pm, was carrying 53 Starlink satellites into orbit, SpaceX said.

The Falcon 9’s first stage made a pinpoint landing on the SpaceX droneship in the Pacific Ocean shortly after the launch, according to reports. Credit: Gabriel Magana via Storyful

Video transcript

[NO SPEECH]