SpaceX launches satellite for Argentina after scrub of morning Starlink launch

SpaceX didn’t wind up launching two rockets on the same day after all, but it did manage just before sunset to send up one carrying a satellite for Argentina that can monitor the environment for things such as landslides or oil spills.

At 7:19 p.m. a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SAOCOM 1B satellite lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s launch complex 40. It was SpaceX’s first-ever polar orbit launch from the Cape, meaning the payload will fly along the eastern coast of Florida. Read more here.