WATCH: SpaceX Launches Rocket Carrying Starlink Satellites from Cape Canaveral on Thursday
By Space Coast Daily // October 5, 2023
coverage of launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV
ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX Rocket Launch Carrying Starlink Satellites Set for Thursday from Cape Canaveral
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – SpaceX is targeting Wednesday, October 4 at 11:38 p.m. ET for a Falcon 9 launch of 22 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
If needed, four backup opportunities are available starting at 11:38 p.m. ET until 1:57 a.m. ET on Thursday, October 5. Six backup opportunities are also currently available on Thursday, October 5 starting at 10:29 p.m. ET until 1:49 a.m. ET on Friday, October 6.
This is the eighth flight for the first stage booster supporting this mission, which previously launched CRS-26, OneWeb Launch 16, Intelsat IS-40e, and four Starlink missions.
Following stage separation, the first stage will land on the Just Read the Instructions droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.
You can watch the live launch webcast on Space Coast Daily TV.