SpaceX launches 53 Starlink satellites to orbit after Dragon docks with ISS

 SpaceX on Sunday launched 53 Starlink satellites after the company's Dragon cargo craft

Dragon cargo craft carrying crew supplies and scientific experiments docked with the International Space Station

The Starlink satellites were launched to orbit from a Falcon 9 rocket at the Space Launch Complex 40 

Weather was 60% favorable before the liftoff, SpaceX said in a statement, and the Falcon 9's first stage

 The satellites were confirmed to have been deployed just a few minutes later.

SpaceX has launched more than 2,800 Starlink spacecraft to low Earth orbit to date.

The launch Sunday marked the 13th flight for the Falcon 9 first stage booster supporting this mission,

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