SpaceX Sets New Launch Record with Latest Starlink Mission [VIDEO]

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After scrubbing yesterday’s Starlink mission, SpaceX tried again on Friday morning from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, with success.

SpaceX launched its 32nd mission in 2022, setting a new record for launches in one year. Last year, SpaceX launched 31 times and in 2022, they company surpassed that today, and it’s only July.

46 Starlink satellites launched into low earth orbit today board Falcon 9 at 10:39 am PT. The first stage landed successfully on drone ship Of Course I Still Love You, marking the 56th first stage landing on the latter. Overall, today was the 125th Falcon 9 landing and 53rd Starlink mission.

Check out the full replay below—Starlink satellites have yet to be deployed at their final destination but should be soon:

YouTube video

Update: 32nd mission complete!