'That's the Rocket': Orlando Residents Watch as SpaceX Falcon 9 Mission Launches

SpaceX launched 34 Starlink satellites as well as a communications satellite belonging to AST SpaceMobile in a Falcon 9 mission on Saturday, September 10.

The Falcon 9 was launched from Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida, SpaceX said.

Twitter user @iamcg83 told Storyful he took this footage of the launch from Orlando, some 45 miles west of the Kennedy Space Center. Credit: @iamcg83 via Storyful

Video transcript

- That's the rocket.

- [INAUDIBLE] What's the orange?

- That's the rocket that's going up.

Is that a star?

- No.

- Well, it just--

- That's the rocket.

- What's the orange? That's the rocket that's going up. No.

- Well it just-- well.

- That's the rocket.

- What's the orange?

- That's the rocket that's going up. No.

- Well it just ends well

- That's the rocket.

- What's the orange?

- That's the rocket that's going up. No.

- Well, it just and-- Well.

- That's the rocket.

- That's the rocket that's going up. No. It's a spaceship.

Well, it just ended. Oh.

- That's the rocket.

- [INAUDIBLE] What's the orange?

- That's the rocket that's going up. No. It's a spaceship.

- Well, it's just ended. Oh.