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SpaceX gearing up for Starlink satellite launch

File image of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch (Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - SpaceX will send up rockets from both coasts this weekend. First, Falcon 9’s launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich mission from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The satellite will monitor the world's oceans.The rocket lifted off at 12:17 p.m.

on Saturday. Then later on Saturday, SpaceX will send up its 16th batch of Starlink satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The 60 satellites will bring the total number launched by SpaceX to almost a thousand in orbit. The purpose of the satellites is to provide high-speed broadband internet to rural


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