SpaceX Plans 24 Starlink Launches In 2020 Written 11 September 2019

11 September 2019
Space News reports that “SpaceX hopes to launch 24 Starlink missions in 2020 as the company builds out a broadband megaconstellation that could ultimately number close to 12,000 satellites, a company executive said Sept. 10.” In remarks at the World Satellite Business Week conference, SpaceX COO Gwynne Shotwell said, “Next year, I hope we launch 24 Starlinks.” SpaceX Vice President of Vehicle Engineering Mark Juncosa “said in May that 30 Starlink launches would be sufficient for global coverage based on the company’s deployment plans at the time.” (Image: SpaceX Falcon 9 on launchpad 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, FL, 1 March 2019. Credit: Associated Press–©)
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