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.
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.