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SpaceX now has 420 satellites in orbit after latest Starlink launch

By |2020-04-23T17:48:38-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

SpaceX successfully launched another set of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit to reach a total of 420 satellites in low Earth orbit for their massive internet service constellation.

SpaceX loses an engine during otherwise successful Starlink launch, fails to recover booster

By |2020-04-23T16:32:27-04:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

SpaceX successfully launched another set of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit, but suffered an in-flight engine failure during the late stages of the 1st stage booster flight & subsequently failed to land their 1st stage booster on their droneship.

SpaceX Falcon 9 aborted fractions of a second before Starlink launch

By |2020-04-02T23:02:30-04:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , |

SpaceX aborted the launch of their Falcon 9 rocket carrying their next batch of Starlink satellites just fractions of a second prior to the scheduled liftoff time.