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<p class="speakableTextP1">After <span class="link" section="shortcodeLink"><a href="https://www.cnet.com/news/series-of-spacex-and-ula-launch-scrubs-saddens-skywatchers/">"Scrubtember" and then "Scrubtober"</a></span> played havoc with the SpaceX launch schedule, Elon Musk's rocket company is hustling to get more of its Starlink broadband satellites into orbit. The company's 14th batch of orbiting routers was sent aloft from Cape Canaveral in Florida Sunday morning, and another set of 60 or so satellites is scheduled to launch from Florida on Wednesday, according to <a href="https://tfr.faa.gov/tfr2/list.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" data-component="externalLink">airspace closures</a>.
Sunday's launch came courtesy of a tower of flames out the end of a Falcon 9 rocket first stage that was making the sixth flight of its career. It successfully landed on a droneship in the Atlantic to possibly fly another day. Both halves of the rocket's nose cone were also caught by ships equipped with huge nets, although one seemed to at least partially break through the net.
SpaceX and competitorsaw several launch attempts scrubbed by weather and technical problems between late August and early October, leading to the rise of the hashtags #scrubtember and #scrubtober. Since then SpaceX has now managed to get two , including this one on Sunday.