Falcon 9 • Starlink 6-12

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a batch of 21 second-generation Starlink V2 Mini internet satellites. The Falcon 9’s first stage booster landed on the drone ship, Just Read the Instructions, in the Atlantic Ocean. This was the record-breaking 62nd launch of the year for SpaceX, beating the company’s previous record of 61 orbital launches for all of 2022.