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UPDATE: Another set of doubles, two launches on weekend from both coasts

On the left, a long exposure of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch with 23 Starlink satellites from Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024.
At right, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off with 22 Starlink satellites from Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California early Monday morning. (Image credit: SpaceX / SpaceX via X)

A Falcon 9 rocket topped with 23 Starlink spacecraft launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida on Sunday (January 28) at 6:15 p.m. EST (2315 GMT) five hours earlier than the Starlink 7-12 mission with 22 Starlinks from from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) Vandenberg SFB on Sunday, January 28, at 9:57 p.m. PST (12:57 a.m. EST, 0557 UTC).

The constellation now has more than 5,300 satellites on orbit.

A live webcast of this mission will begin on X @SpaceX about five minutes prior to liftoff. Watch live.

This is the ninth flight for the first stage booster supporting this mission, which previously launched SDA-0A, SARah-2, and six Starlink missions. Following stage separation, the first stage will land on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship, which will be stationed in the Pacific Ocean.

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