• 29/02/2024 23:33

SpaceX launched a new batch of Starlink satellites into orbit: video of the operation

 SpaceX запустила на орбиту новую партию спутников Starlink: видео операции

Photo: SpaceX launched a new batch of Starlink satellites into orbit: video of the operation (wikimedia.by/SpaceX) Author: Sergey Pyshkin

SpaceX, owned by billionaire Elon Musk, has launched another Starlink satellite into space. This time, 23 satellites were launched into orbit.

This was reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to the SpaceX Twitter account.

Full video of the operation

The Falcon 9 launch vehicle took off from the cosmodrome in Florida at 07:07 Kyiv time.

Rocket launch video

The first stage returned to Earth for a vertical landing approximately 8 minutes later at 07:16 and landed on a SpaceX unmanned craft called Just Read the Instructions. The ship is located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida.

First stage landing

What is Starlink?

Starlink is a satellite internet platform owned by SpaceX. Work on the project began in 2015, and the first test prototype was launched into orbit in 2018.

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