SpaceX Schedules Launch of Ride-Share Mission for Saturday Written 12 June 2020


View of the 60 Starlink satellites from the 24 May 2019 launch. |  Official SpaceX Photos, CC0/Wikimedia Commons

CNET News reports that on Saturday, SpaceX is scheduled to “perform its first Starlink ride-share, carrying 58 of its own broadband satellites along with three Earth observing spacecraft for Planet Labs.” According to a SpaceX tweet, the company is aiming to launch the mission at 5:21 a.m. EDT on Saturday. The company will utilize a Falcon 9 rocket, the first stage of which has been used in two previous missions.
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