SpaceX launch to boost Starlink network to nearly 600

SpaceX launch Friday would boost Starlink network to nearly 600
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Some Internet users will test SpaceX’s Starlink satellite broadband service soon, as the company prepares another launch in Florida on Friday to boost the number of communications satellites in orbit to almost 600. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 57 Starlink spacecraft is scheduled to lift off at 4:18 p.m. EDT from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center. The flight also will carry two small Earth observation satellites for Seattle-based BlackSky Global. An outlook for isolated storms Friday means a 40 percent likelihood of cancellation because of heavy cloud cover and the threat of lightning, according to the […]

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