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SpaceX launches communications satellite from Cape Canaveral

WESH Orlando 2/7/2023
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SpaceX launched the Hispasat Amazonas Nexus mission Monday evening.

They were targeting Sunday for liftoff from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, but rescheduled the Falcon 9 launch to Monday due to weather conditions. The launch time was then delayed from 5:32 p.m. to 8:32 p.m.

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During the launch, a communications satellite was carried into orbit.

The first stage booster made a landing on the Just Read the Instructions droneship in the Atlantic Ocean after stage separation.

WESH 2 Chief meteorologist Tony Mainolfi said the weather looked more favorable for Monday's launch.

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