Falcon 9 launches Starlink satellites into space

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  • By Joshua Conti
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CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, Fla. -- A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 53 Starlink satellites into orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, Nov. 13. 

The satellites are part of a network designed to enhance global internet communication capabilities. The Starlink program began in May 2019 and has launched approximately 1,500 satellites into space.