Liftoff! SpaceX launches another Starlink mission

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket on Thursday morning to send up its next batch of 47 Starlink satellites. 

Liftoff was at 9:25 a.m. ET from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The goal of Starlink is to create a network that will help provide internet services to those who are not yet connected and to provide reliable and affordable internet across the globe.

RELATED: ULA launches GOES-T weather satellite into orbit

This is the second launch from the Space Coast this week. On Tuesday, United Launch Alliance sent up a high-tech weather satellite that can map lightning and track wildfires from above.

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