Falcon 9 launches Starlink satellites into space
By Joshua Conti, Space Launch Delta 45 Public Affairs
/ Published November 16, 2021
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.