WATCH: SpaceX Launches Rocket Carrying Starlink Satellites from Cape Canaveral on Friday
By Space Coast Daily // October 13, 2023
coverage of launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV
ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX Rocket Launch Carrying Starlink Satellites on Friday from Cape Canaveral
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – SpaceX is targeting Friday, October 13 at 7:01 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, five backup opportunities are available starting at 7:51 p.m. ET until 10:29 p.m. ET. Five backup opportunities are also currently available on Saturday, October 14 starting at 6:36 p.m. ET until 9:51 p.m. ET.
A live webcast of this mission will begin on X @SpaceX about five minutes prior to liftoff.
This is the 14th flight for the first stage booster supporting this mission, which previously launched CRS-22, Crew-3, Turksat 5B, Crew-4, CRS-25, Eutelsat HOTBIRD 13G, mPOWER-a, PSN SATRIA, and five Starlink missions. Following stage separation, the first stage will land on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.