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SpaceX launches 21 Starlink satellites from a California base

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. (NBC, KYMA/KECY) - The Starlink constellation of satellites continues to grow as SpaceX launches another rocket loaded with satellites.

The satellites took off Saturday night from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California at 7:25pm Pacific.

The Falcon 9 rocket carried 21 Starlink internet satellites, including six with direct service to cellphone capability.

There are reportedly more than 5,000 starlink satellites working in low Earth orbit.

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