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The Starlink satellites will provide broadband internet system that will work with transceivers stationed on the ground.
The launch also made use of a re-flown payload fairing, recovered from SpaceX's fourth Starlink satellite launch.
The GPS satellite launched on this flight has better capabilities and security and has the potential to impact four billion users around the world.
Two space shuttle veterans will be on Crew Dragon's debut manned flight to ISS & back this year or in 2020.
Four previous scheduled SpaceX launches were canceled due to weather and technical issues.
The cancellation for the SpaceX mission came as thunderstorms swirled around the launch site.
If successful, the mission will be Israel's first lunar spacecraft and the country's first private one.
The American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company SpaceX launched the satellite at 12.34 am, using a Falcon 9 rocket, reports Efe news.
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying Spain's Starlink broadband and the Paz radar-imaging satellite to launch on 21 February
SpaceX is expected to launch two prototype satellites, called Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b, as part of its Starlink broadband satellite constellation.
SpaceX completed a record 18 launches last year, and it plans to do even more this year, according to spokesman James Gleeson.
Russia's space agency Roscosmos', chief executive Igor Komarov acknowledged that SpaceX have come farther than what they had expected and are a threat.
SpaceX is aiming to resume flights in November following a launch pad fire that destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket and an Israeli communications satellite it was due to lift into orbit, the company’s president said on Tuesday.
Elon Musk's SpaceX will make a second attempt on Monday to deliver one of two docking rings to the International Space Station, a crucial step in enabling U.S. commercial space taxis to ferry astronauts to the orbiting lab, NASA said on Sunday.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on a NASA cargo run to the International Space Station, and its reusable main-stage booster landed on an ocean platform minutes later in a dramatic spaceflight first.
Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX will attempt to land its next Falcon 9 rocket on a barge in the Pacific Ocean
NASA on Monday cleared a second commercial company to launch a cargo ship to the International Space Station, with blastoff slated this week from a Virginia spaceport...
When a privately owned rocket blasts off for a trial run to the International Space Station on Tuesday, it will be carrying more than food and supplies for the crew.
A prototype passenger spaceship developed by privately owned Space Exploration Technologies arrived in Florida on Sunday for launch on a practice cargo run ...