SpaceX rocket launches for record 7th time, nails landing at sea in 100th Falcon 9 mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX just launched one of its Falcon 9 rockets for a record seventh time. The booster carried a full stack of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit and then nailed a landing at sea. 

The two-stage Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Space Launch Complex 40 here today (Nov. 24) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 9:13 p.m. EDT (0213 GMT on Nov. 25), marking the company’s 23rd launch of the year and the 100th flight overall for the workhorse Falcon 9.

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