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SpaceX Is Scheduled To Launch 23 Starlink Satellites Into Orbit on Thursday Night From Florida

SpaceX is getting ready to send about twenty Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday night from Florida.

Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station is scheduled to launch 23 satellites using a Falcon 9 rocket at 9:49 p.m. on Friday, May 3. Backup possibilities are available until 1:17 a.m. on the same day. Extra chances are also available on Friday beginning at 9:03 p.m., if necessary.

When the launch starts, FOX 35 will stream it live in the video player up above.

The first stage booster supporting this mission will be flying for the 19th time; it has launched nine Starlink missions, CRS-22, Crew-3, Turksat 5B, Crew-4, CRS-25, Eutelsat HOTBIRD 13G, SES 03b mPOWER, PSN SATRIA, and Telkomsat Merah Putih 2. The first stage will land on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship, which will be positioned in the Atlantic Ocean, after stage separation.

What are Starlink satellites?

With a low Earth orbit, Starlink is the first and biggest constellation of satellites in the world that provides broadband internet for smooth streaming, online gaming, video calls, and other applications.

Starlink ensures that customers everywhere have access to high-speed, low-latency internet by utilising state-of-the-art satellites and user devices in addition to a wealth of experience in spacecraft and on-orbit operations.

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