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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base

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Posted at 6:19 PM, Feb 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-25 12:17:03-05

UPDATE (9:15 a.m.) - The launch took place on time.
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ORIGINAL STORY: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base Friday morning.

The launch is currently scheduled for 9:12 a.m. on Feb. 25, 2022.

The rocket will be delivering 50 Starlink satellites into orbit. They're expected to be deployed about 15 minutes into flight.

Starlink is SpaceX's high-speed broadband satellite internet service intended to reach rural and remote communities.

A live webcast of the launch will begin about 15 minutes prior to liftoff.