50 satellites launched by SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to orbit for Starlink mega-cons

Posted by Kapil on December 7th, 2021

Launches for BlackSky Global

FLORIDA, CAPE CANAVERAL — This month, SpaceX is set to launch the first of four Falcon 9 rockets. It is launched into orbit with its workhorse rocket, which carries a stack of 48 Starlink satellites and two BlackSky Earth observation satellites before crashing into the sea.

At 6:12 p.m. EST, the lately flown Falcon 9 rocket was launched from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (GMT 23:12). It was the ninth flight for this particular booster.

On the live transmission, SpaceX employees declared, “The Falcon has landed.” “You can hear the acclaim and see the image; this first stage booster has landed nine times in total.”

The successful launch was the second updated batch of Starlink satellites launched from Florida in six months, this time on one of the company’s 229-foot-tall (70-meter) workhorse Falcon 9 rockets.

Earlier this year, the corporation set a fast launch pace but had to take a break for a few months to upgrade its broadband internet satellites. According to the business, they are now outfitted with laser-based technologies to communicate with one another in orbit rather than with the ground.

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