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Falcon 9 launches Starlink satellites into space

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2021. The rocket carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. (U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is positioned for launch at Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2021. The rocket carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. (U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2021. The rocket carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. (U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2021. The rocket carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. (U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2021. The rocket carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. (U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2021. The rocket carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. (U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2021. The rocket carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. (U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2021. The rocket carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. (U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2021. The rocket carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. (U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti)

Birds fly over the water as a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is moments away from being launched from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2021. The rocket carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. (U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2021. The rocket carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. (U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2021. The rocket carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. (U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti)

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.