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SpaceX Falcon 9 56 Starlink satellites mission scheduled for January 26



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Today, SpaceX announced a Falcon 9 launch of 56 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida for Thursday, January 26 at 4:22 a.m. ET (9:22 UTC).

The rocket maker confirmed that If needed, there is an additional launch opportunity for the mission on the same day at 6:03 a.m. ET (11:03 UTC) with backup opportunities also available on Friday, January 27 at 3:57 a.m. ET (8:57 UTC) and 5:38 a.m. ET (10:38 UTC).

The first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched CRS-22, Crew-3, Turksat 5B, Crew-4, CRS-25, Eutelsat HOTBIRD 13G, mPOWER-a, and one Starlink mission. Following stage separation, the first stage will land on the Just Read the Instructions droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

SpaceX will also enable the launch live stream on Youtube officially.

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