Starlink 20 + Dishy McFlatface [Live: 11.03.2021, 08:13 UTC] - New Date

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Zack and Jesse from "Now You Know" YouTube channel, show how seamless the setup of the Starlink receiver, Dishy McFlatface, is. They also tested how tight the geofencing is. They were able to operate their ground station 20 miles from their registered location, in another state. It can probably be pushed further: We Test Elon’s $99 Mobile Internet | In Depth


SpaceX is launching 60 additional Satellites for their own Starlink Constellation.

The booster is a Block 5 on its 6th flight and will land on a drone ship.

The mission to low earth orbit will launch from SLC 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida.

SpaceX will attempt to capture the fairings.

Cargo:

  • Payload mass is approximately 15,6 tonnes
  • 60 Starlink Satellites

Check your local time of launch at: www.timeanddate.com


Where to watch:


Background information about previous SpaceX launches: Wikipedia

Why SpaceX is Making Starlink - Real Engineering: Youtube

MikeOnSpace: OFFICIAL Starlink SPEED TEST results and SPACE LASERS - details on the Private Beta and Public Beta

Mark Handley: Using ground relays with Starlink

MikeOnSpace: Amazon KUIPER vs SpaceX STARLINK - Another heavyweight enters the race for Global Satellite Internet

LTT: Gaming on STARLINK!!


Useful links to stay up to date on launches:

Spaceflightnow.com: Launch Schedule

Everyday Astronaut: Prelaunch Previews

Space News:

NASA Spaceflight nasaspacefight.com

TMRO: YouTube

Track Starlink satellites: https://satellitemap.space/

Subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Starlink


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Starlink and Amazon kuiper is going to be a really good competition in the global satellite internet markets

When Kuiper gets off the ground. Even OneWeb is further along. And they went bankrupt ;)