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<p class="speakableTextP1">SpaceX aims to launch its 16th batch of its <a href="https://www.cnet.com/features/how-spacex-starlink-broadband-will-envelop-earth-and-transform-the-sky/">Starlink broadband satellites</a> on Sunday, a day after Elon Musk's rocket company successfully <span class="link" section="shortcodeLink"><a href="https://www.cnet.com/news/spacex-launches-new-nasa-satellite-saturday-and-lands-with-a-boom/">sent a new NASA and European Space Agency satellite to orbit</a></span>. </p><p class="speakableTextP2">Boosting a new group of its orbiting routers has become a matter of routine for SpaceX as it works to <span>build up a mega-constellation</span>
The first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket is set to make its seventh flight, which would be a record for rocket recycling for the company. The booster previously flew on four Starlink missions and a pair of larger telecom satellite launches.
SpaceX will likely attempt to land the booster on a droneship in the Atlantic shortly after launch and may also try to catch the two halves of the nose cone or fairing with another pair of ships.
This all happens after SpaceX pulled off another big launch on the other side of the country. On Saturday morning, monitor global sea level rise and improve weather forecasting.carrying the new NASA/European Space Agency Sentinel 6 Michael Freilich satellite designed to
Originally, the Starlink launch was set to take place just ten hours after liftoff of the Sentinel 6 mission, but was pushed back a day.
The launch is set for 9:56 p.m. ET/6:56 P.T. Sunday. You can watch the whole thing right here: