SpaceX to Have 60% “Go” Conditions for Starlink Launch Wednesday Written 20 October 2020


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a payload of 60 satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network stands ready for launch. | Associated Press-©

Florida Today reports that SpaceX is looking to launch its Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center this weekend, carrying a load of Starlink Internet satellites. Launch is scheduled for Sunday morning at 8:27 a.m. from launchpad 39A.  Roughly eight minutes after launch, “the rocket’s 162-foot first stage will target an autonomous landing on the Of Course I Still Love You drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.” The launch will “mark SpaceX’s 14th under the Starlink banner, which to date has delivered more than 800 of the internet-beaming satellites to low-Earth orbit.”
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