To date, SpaceX has launched over 800 Starlink satellites. Now SpaceX has invited participants to take part in a public beta test but on one condition - participants must acknowledge that Mars is a “free planet.”
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket fired 60 more Starlink internet relay satellites into orbit Sunday from the Kennedy Space Center with another set awaiting launch Wednesday from the nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
SpaceX's launch of its next 60 Starlink satellites proceeded smoothly on Wednesday morning. About 1 hour after launch, the stack of satellites deployed into low-Earth orbit. The Falcon 9 rocket's thrice-used first stage landed on the drone ship.
SpaceX has launched 60 little satellites, the first of thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to put in orbit for global internet coverage.
Elon Musk’s internet-in-space project took to the stars today, as SpaceX launched two experimental satellites that will form the base of the company’s Starlink broadband service.