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SpaceX delayed its launch for Falcon 9 from Vandenberg Space Force Base to Saturday


VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. – SpaceX has delayed its launch once again to Saturday, Jan. 13 at 12:59 a.m. for a Falcon 9 launch of 22 Starlink satellites destined for low-Earth orbit.

After stage separation, the rocket booster will return to Earth to land on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship awaiting in the Pacific Ocean.

This is the 18th flight for this specific first-stage booster which has previously worked on the following missions: Crew-1, Crew-2, SXM-8, CRS-23, IXPE, Transporter-4, Transporter-5, Globalstar FM15, ISI EROS C-3, Korea 425, and seven Starlink satellite missions.

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