IMAGE OF THE DAY: SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 9 Rocket Carrying Starlink Mission from Cape Canaveral

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Liftoff happened at 12:34 p.m. ET.

ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX successfully launched another Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Starlink mission from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Wednesday, April 7.

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA –SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

The rocket lifted at 12:34 p.m. EDT.

This was the seventh launch and landing of this Falcon 9 first stage booster, which previously launched NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station, ANASIS-II, CRS-21, Transporter-1, and two Starlink missions.

One half of Falcon 9’s fairing previously supported the AMOS-17 and two Starlink missions, and the other supported one Starlink mission.

Coverage of the launch could be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.

SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. (SpaceX Image)

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