SpaceX launches 2nd batch of Starlink satellites

15 May 2022
2022-05-15 09:03

SpaceX launched another 53 Starlink satellites into low Earth orbit on Saturday from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

The Falcon 9 first stage booster returned to Earth following stage separation and landed on a droneship in the Atlantic Ocean.

Starlink is a space-based system that SpaceX has been building for years to bring internet access to underserved areas of the world.

California-based SpaceX has hundreds of Starlink satellites orbiting Earth at an altitude of 340 miles.

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