SpaceX launches three commercial plus more Starlink satellites
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They have now put 653 Starlink satellites into orbit.
The first stage, which was flying a record sixth time, successfully landed on its platform in the Atlantic. They also caught one of the fairing halves, and are retrieving the second half out of the ocean. Both fairings were also reused.
The leaders in the 2020 launch race:
The U.S. now leads China 21 to 19 in the national rankings.