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SpaceX Starlink launched

SpaceX - Falcon 9 / Starlink Mission patch.

Nov. 11, 2019

SpaceX Starlink launch by Falcon 9

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the second batch of 60 Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, on 11 November 2019, at 14:56 UTC (09:56 EST). Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage (Block 5 B1048) landed on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship, stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

SpaceX Starlink launch & Falcon 9 first stage landing

Falcon 9’s first stage for this mission previously supported the Iridium-7, SAOCOM-1A, and Nusantara Satu missions. The fairing was previously flown on Falcon Heavy’s Arabsat-6A mission.

SpaceX's Starlink launch debut to orbit dozens of satellites

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is expected to launch the second batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink 1.


Images, Video, Text, Credits: SpaceX/Elon/Musk/SciNews.