SpaceX launches 54 Starlink satellites in 100th Florida mission

SpaceX continues to expand its satellite-internet constellation with its 186th overall launch.

SpaceX’s 100th launch from Space Launch Complex 40 at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Space Force Station featured a set of 54 Starlink satellites, which launched to orbit on Thursday (Oct. 20) at 10:51 am EDT (1451 GMT). “With the completion of today’s launch, it marks SpaceX’s 48th successful Falcon 9 mission of 2022,” SpaceX Space Operations Engineer Siva Bharadvaj said during live commentary.

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