SpaceX’s Starlink satellite megaconstellation launches in photos

Using the Falcon 9 rocket, SpaceX launch another load of 58 satellites on Aug. 18, 2020, inching closer to the 800 satellite goal for the megaconstellation to start beaming internet around the world. 

The two-stage Falcon 9 rocket carrying 58 SpaceX Starlink satellites, and a trio of small SkySat satellites for the California-based imaging company, Planet, lifted off at 10:31 a.m. EDT (1431 GMT) from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Full story: SpaceX launches 58 Starlink satellites and 3 SkySats, sticks rocket landing 

Source: space.com

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