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SpaceX to launch 23 Starlink satellites from Florida on Tuesday

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Monday, May 6, 2024. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

by: Kaycee Sloan

Posted: May 27, 2024 / 06:00 AM EDT

Updated: May 27, 2024 / 10:55 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — SpaceX postponed its Falcon 9 launch of 23 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Cape Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

The launch is now targeted for 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, with backup opportunities until 11:30 a.m.

This is the 10th flight for the first-stage booster supporting this mission, according to SpaceX. The stage booster previously launched Crew-6, SES O3b mPOWER, USSF-124, and six Starlink missions.

Following stage separation, the first stage will land on a droneship in the Atlantic Ocean.

The Falcon 9 launch will be streamed live through this story, on WFLA.com, and our Facebook page.

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