A SpaceX rocket blasted off from California on Friday, putting 53 satellites of the Starlink internet constellation into orbit.

The Falcon 9 lifted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base at 3:07 p.m. A few minutes later, the first stage landed on an unmanned spacecraft in the Pacific Ocean, while the second stage continued toward low-Earth orbit.

SpaceX later tweeted that the satellite had been successfully deployed.

Starlink is a space-based system that SpaceX has been building for years to provide internet access to underserved regions of the world.

Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX has hundreds of Starlink satellites orbiting Earth at an altitude of 340 miles (550 kilometers).

SpaceX recently announced that its Starlink internet service will now be available in 32 new countries. It shared an availability for the service, which shows countries marked under different sections like Available, Waitlist, and Coming Soon. Most countries in Europe and America are listed under “Available”, while some regions in South America are on a waitlist, meaning that Starlink service is read as being shipped in those regions. Most of the newly added countries fall into the upcoming category, including all of Africa, South America, and South and Southeast Asia.

Starlink Internet service will to more countries including India. In India, however, the service is still not commercially licensed. SpaceX initially planned to launch the service in India with full coverage by the end of 2021. The new availability does not reveal any timeline for the countries where the internet service is said to be launched.

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