SpaceX launches new set of Starlink satellites – ICT News

The American aeronautical firm Starlink has successfully launched a new set of Starlink satellites overnight, as announced by space.com.

It was from the Vandenberg base in California that a SpaceX Falcon-9 carrier rocket took off at 3:39 a.m. (Belgian). Some 8.5 minutes later, the first stage returned to Earth, more precisely on the recovery barge Of Course I Still Love You floating in the Pacific Ocean. This floor was used for the sixth time.

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As planned, 63 minutes after takeoff, 46 Starlink satellites intended to guarantee high-speed internet were put into low orbit. SpaceX has now launched more than 2,750 of these satellites out of a total of 12,000 authorized.

The company was on its 29th launch of the year, including seventeen for Starlink.

It was from the Vandenberg base in California that a SpaceX Falcon-9 carrier rocket took off at 3:39 a.m. (Belgian). Some 8.5 minutes later, the first stage returned to Earth, more precisely on the recovery barge Of Course I Still Love You floating in the Pacific Ocean. This floor was used for the sixth time. As planned, 63 minutes after takeoff, 46 Starlink satellites intended to guarantee high-speed internet were put into low orbit. SpaceX has now launched more than 2,750 of these satellites out of a total of 12,000 authorized. The company was on its 29th launch of the year, including seventeen for Starlink.

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