SpaceX Launches 60 Starlink Satellites Written 17 May 2021


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on July 25, 2019. | Tony Gray & Kenny Allen NASA;

Space News reported that at 6:56 p.m. EDT Saturday, a Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Kennedy Space Center, carrying 52 Starlink satellites and two rideshare payloads – a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging satellite from Capella Space and Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems’ Tyvak-0130 satellite. The Starlink satellites “separated from the rocket’s upper stage 1 hour and 38 minutes after liftoff.” 
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