SpaceX plans to mass launch Starlink satellites into orbit on Friday night (September 16th), and you can watch it live.
space x Plans to loft 54 more star link broadband satellite Friday at 9:05 PM EDT (0105 GMT on September 17) from Space Force Station Cape Canaveral, Florida.Here on Space.com or in person space x (opens in new tab).
The flight plan falcon 9 Rocket carrying Starlink Group 4-34 satellites space, and the first stage of the rocket will land on the Just Read the Instructions droneship in the Atlantic in about nine minutes. This will be her sixth launch and landing of this particular booster, he writes SpaceX. mission description (opens in new tab).
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Starlink is SpaceX’s broadband satellite constellation. The company has so far launched more than 3,200 satellites into orbit. SpaceX is expanding its constellation rapidly, with launches occurring almost every week, sometimes more.
SpaceX has already received regulatory approval to launch 12,000 Starlink satellites. The company also applied to international regulators to send 30,000 satellites into orbit.
The company is also expanding the types of customers that access Starlink services.
SpaceX recently announced a collaboration with T-Mobile. beam broadband service directly to your mobile phone. Additionally, SpaceX signed a deal with Royal Caribbean to offer cruise ship starlinkto improve Internet services at sea.
Editor’s note: This story was updated on September 13th at 9:45 PM ET with a new launch date of September 14th. It was updated again on September 14th at 8:50 PM ET with a new launch date of September 15th. The plan for September 14th was also canceled due to bad weather. It was renewed again on September 15th after inclement weather forced another scrub.