SpaceX launches new batch of Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral

Posted at 8:25 AM, Jan 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-29 16:14:12-05

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (WPTV/NBC) -- SpaceX launched another batch of its network of Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral Wednesday morning. The launch was delayed twice earlier this week.

This is all part of SpaceX’s pursuit of creating a network of satellites to provide affordable internet across the world. The company says on their website this is the fourth launch of Starlink satellites

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This launch brings the number of satellites in SpaceX's Starlink fleet to 240.

By mid-year, the company hopes to have more than 700 satellites in space, which SpaceX said will be enough to begin offering commercial satellite broadband service across much of North America.

Portions of this article courtesy of NBC News Channel.