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SpaceX launched additional Starlink satellites on Falcon 9, and three Planet satellites made a journey

SpaceX launched 58 new Starlink satellites on its Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday morning, and three Planet satellites took part. The SpaceX satellites are part of the growing Starlink constellation that was developed to provide Internet connections on Earth. The company has permission to launch around 12,000 satellites as part of the project. The Falcon 9 rocket launched the satellites, …

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SpaceX launches 58 Starlink satellites, three Planet SkySats on Falcon 9

WASHINGTON – SpaceX completed its ninth Starlink mass launch on June 13, which was the first time a ridesharing customer participated. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched at 5:21 a.m. East from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and carried 58 Starlink broadband satellites instead of the usual 60. The rocket carried slightly fewer Starlink satellites to make room …

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Astronauts say that driving the Falcon 9 rocket was “completely different” than the Space Shuttle – Spaceflight Now

A look inside SpaceX’s Crew Dragon during launch on May 30th. In the foreground, NASA astronaut Bob Behnken can be seen. Astronaut Doug Hurley sits to the left of Behnken. Credit: NASA TV / SpaceX Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken say that SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket was a “very pure flying machine” since it put its Crew Dragon spacecraft …

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