TECH SpaceX rocket launches 60 internet satellites into space

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SpaceX rocket launches 60 internet satellites into space

Xinhua

04:40, April 23, 2020

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A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket with a resupply mission to the International Space Station lifts off from pad 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Thursday, July 25, 2019. (Photo: AP)

WASHINGTON, April 22 (Xinhua) -- U.S. private space company SpaceX launched its seventh batch of 60 Starlink satellites into space on Wednesday.

The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

Following stage separation, Falcon 9's first stage has successfully landed on the "Of Course I Still Love You" droneship, stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.


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