SpaceX Launches 47 Starlink Satellites

Falcon 9 lifts off with Starlink satellites. (Credit: SpaceX webcast)

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — On Thursday, March 3 at 9:25 a.m. EST, SpaceX launched 47 Starlink broadband satellites from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It was SpaceX’s 9th Falcon 9 launch of 2022.

SpaceX has launched a total of 2,187 Starlink satellites since February 2018.

This was the 11th flight for the Falcon 9 first stage booster supporting this mission, which previously launched GPS III-3, Turksat-5A, Transporter 2, and now eight Starlink missions.