Updates: SpaceX launches Starlink satellites, but booster lost during landing

SpaceX launches Starlink satellites from Florida, but booster lost during landing
February 16, 2021
Photos: SpaceX launches 19th batch of Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral
February 16, 2021
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Updates: SpaceX launches Starlink satellites, but booster lost during landing

Update: Liftoff of SpaceX’s 19th Starlink mission at 10:59 p.m. ET Monday! The rocket successfully launched 60 Starlink satellites to orbit, but was unable to land on the Of Course I Still Love You drone ship. It appeared to ditch into the Atlantic Ocean at the last second. The overall mission, however, was successful. Full story here.

Watch live above and join our live chat below as SpaceX targets 10:59 p.m. ET Monday for the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. 

Packed into the payload fairing for this mission is a batch of 60 Starlink satellites, marking the company’s 19th to date. Falcon 9’s first stage booster will target a landing on the Of Course I Still Love You drone ship after liftoff.

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