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SpaceX is launching 60 additional Satellites for their own Starlink Constellation.
The booster is a Block 5 on its 7th flight and will land on a drone ship. It took only 36 days to turn around this booster from the last launch.
The mission to low earth orbit will launch from SLC 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida.
Launch Weather by the 45th Weather Squadron: violation of weather constraints currently below 20%. Main concern is high winds during lift-off.
- Payload mass is approximately 15,6 tonnes
- 60 Starlink Satellites
Check your local time of launch at: www.timeanddate.com
Where to watch:
- 15 minutes before launch: SpaceX Livestream
Background information about previous SpaceX launches: Wikipedia
Why SpaceX is Making Starlink - Real Engineering: Youtube
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Useful links to stay up to date on launches:
Spaceflightnow.com: Launch Schedule
Everyday Astronaut: Prelaunch Previews
NASA Spaceflight nasaspacefight.com
Track Starlink satellites: https://satellitemap.space/