SpaceX plans to launch another orbital mission on November 7. The Falcon 9 rocket is to deliver 23 more SpaceX Starlink Internet satellites from the Florida Space Force station.

The event can be watched live on SpaceX’s page on social network X.

The first stage of the Falcon 9 will return to Earth for a landing attempt about 8.5 minutes after launch and will land on the Just Read the Instructions unmanned spacecraft in the Atlantic Ocean.

This will be the 11th launch of this rocket. And the mission itself will be SpaceX’s 80th orbital launch in 2023. Most of these flights were for the sake of increasing Starlink satellites around the Earth. According to astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell, more than 5000 Starlink satellites are currently operating in low Earth orbit.

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