Elon Musks SpaceX launched 56 more Starlink satellites to low Earth orbit, or LEO, fromCape Canaveral Space Force Stationin Florida on Wednesday.
What Happened: SpaceXs Falcon 9 rocket launched 56 Starlink satellites from Florida at 4:01 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Falcon 9's first stage landed on the Just Read the Instructions drone ship post-launch, the company said on Twitter.
Deployment of 56 Starlink satellites confirmed SpaceX (@SpaceX) March 29, 2023
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The latest launch marks the 21st launch of SpaceX for the year.
SpaceX has had at least one launch per week for the entirety of March. Last Friday, Falcon 9 launched 56 Starlink satellites to space. Musk retweeted the photos of the launch and said that over 70 launches were expected forthe space exploration companyfor the remainder of 2023.
SpaceX is now targeting March 30 for a Falcon 9 launch of theSpace Development Agency's Tranche 0 missionto LEO from California.
Meanwhile, thefirst launch attempt of SpaceXs Starship, aimed at carrying both crew and cargo to "Earth's orbit, the Moon, Mars and beyond," is expected to happen around the third week of April.
Musks space venture has had 220 launches in total thus far and 182 landings, as per the company website.
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