LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — What were those lights?
SpaceX launched 60 new Starlink internet satellites into orbit Monday, Nov. 11 and the sight was seen across the country.READ MORE: Dr. Simone Gold, Beverly Hills Physician Indicted In Capitol Riot, Spreading Misinformation About COVID-19 Vaccine Across The Country
The satellites launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida but could be seen over Los Angeles.
— Jack Beyer (@thejackbeyer) November 12, 2019
The launch is SpaceX’s plan to bring global internet coverage to the world.READ MORE: Co-Founder Of Black Lives Matter LA Sues LAPD Over Their Response To Swatting Call At Her Home
The satellites rode into space atop a veteran Falcon 9, ending a nearly three-month launch hiatus for the company.
Falcon 9 delivers 60 Starlink satellites to orbit pic.twitter.com/Vgw10m0Tkz
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) November 11, 2019
The Veteran’s Day launch from Space Launch Complex 40 marked the fourth flight for this particular booster, and the first time a Falcon 9 has flown more than three times.MORE NEWS: Father And Son Arrested In Connection With 3 Cold Case Murders In East LA Dating Back to 2014
Inside the rocket’s nose cone were 60 Starlink satellites – the second batch of SpaceX’s broadband internet mega constellation. The company hopes the satellites will help provide affordable internet coverage to the world.