SpaceX launches 54 Starlink satellites into orbit after 5 weather delays

SpaceX launched 54 broadband Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida yesterday, after five consecutive days of delays due to bad weather, according to the website. outer space.

carry a missile SpaceX Falcon 9 Satellites Starlink 4-34 . set to low Earth orbit, and deployed as planned, about 15.5 minutes after liftoff.

The first stage of the missile returned to Earth and landed aboard the company’s UAV SpaceXwhich was stationed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida, this was the sixth launch and landing of this booster.

Starlink is a constellation SpaceX of broadband satellites, as the company has launched more than 3,200 satellites into orbit so far, and is working SpaceX The constellation is rapidly expanding, with launches occurring almost every week and sometimes more than that.

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX Recently, he hopes to launch up to 100 missions SpaceX In 2023, the goal is to increase Starlink’s service as quickly as possible to remote customers the company wants to serve.

I got SpaceX Already on regulatory approval to launch 12,000 Starlink satellites, the company has also applied to an international regulator to send another 30,000 satellites into orbit.

Company announced SpaceX recently for its collaboration with T-Mobile To send broadband service directly to mobile phones, in addition, signed SpaceX with Royal Caribbean To introduce Starlink on cruise ships, to improve the Internet at sea.

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