WATCH: SpaceX launches OneWeb communication satellites from Florida
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday for the OneWeb Launch 17 mission.
Forty satellites for OneWeb were carried to space at 2:13 p.m. from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
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The first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched GPS III Space Vehicle 04, GPS III Space Vehicle 05, Inspiration4, Ax-1, Nilesat 301, and seven Starlink missions. Following stage separation, the first stage will land on Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
OneWeb is putting hundreds of satellites in low earth orbit for low-latency broadband communications.