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SpaceX Launches 60 Starlink Satellites To Orbit On Reused Falcon 9 Booster

SpaceX Launches 60 Starlink Satellites To Orbit On Reused Falcon 9 Booster

SpaceX is breaking barriers and on Tuesday, 6th October 2020, the space travel company announced launching 60 Starlink satellites to orbit on Falcon 9.

 

In a Tweet, the company said:

 

 

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 is a partially reusable two-stage-to-orbit medium-lift launch vehicle. As the company mentioned in the Tweet above, it is the 43rd time that it is completing a flight of a rocket booster that it has used.

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This reusability gave SpaceX the ability to cut cost of boosters; which are the most expensive parts of a rocket. Meanwhile, the satellites’ launch also pushing the company towards the completion of the Starlink construction.

 

SpaceX is constructing Starlink to provide fast, reliable internet to populations with little or no connectivity, including those in rural communities and places where existing services are too expensive or unreliable. According to the company’s statement, Starlink will be a low latency, broadband internet system to meet the needs of consumers across the globe.

 

The Tuesday launch was SpaceX’s 13th Starlink satellite launch. It had come after a series of delays that set the company back by about a month, starting from September 2020. Many people on social media commended the company for its effort towards improving internet connectivity.

 

However, there were some who voiced fears over the overpopulation of space with debris made up of man-made crafts. We can only hope that SpaceX and other space companies have plans to declutter the environment when it becomes imperative.

 

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