Watch SpaceX launch a Falcon 9 rocket on record-breaking 13th mission today
The two-stage Falcon 9 is scheduled to lift off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida today at 12:09 p.m.
It is the first of three rockets in three days from three different pads for SpaceX this weekend.
If all goes according to plan, the 53 satellites will be deployed into low Earth orbit about 15.5 minutes after launch
the Falcon 9's first stage will come down to Earth for a vertical landing on the SpaceX droneship
It will be the 13th launch and landing for this Falcon 9 first stage, setting a new SpaceX reuse record
The company has launched more than 2,600 Starlink craft to date(opens in new tab), and the number will continue to increase far into the future;
The company has already launched 23 missions in 2022, 14 of them dedicated Starlink flights.