United States – S CorporationBasix de Elon Musk On Saturday it launched a new fleet of Starlink satellites in Florida, in the United States, with the recyclable Falcon 9 missile in which 52 satellites were installed and were integrated into the huge Internet
In this same mission, a Capella Synthetic Aperture (SAR) satellite and another Tyvak-0130 also docked, the space company reported on Twitter.
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According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOOA), Tyvak-0130 is an astronomical observation nanoscale with an optical appearance.
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The spacecraft took off at 6:56 pm local time, from Complex 39 A at Kennedy Space Station, Cape Canaveral and after a flight of eight minutes and 30 seconds, Falcón 9 completed its mission to successfully land on its floating platform in the Atlantic.
The Falcon 9 two-stage rocket blasted off with a satellite beam on its front and returned to land on the platform that was dubbed “Of course I still love you” (of course I still love you), and with it some accessories used for the mission can be used again by Space X, the company said.
With this operation, Falcon 9 is adding its third mission in the past two weeks, while since the beginning of 2021 it has completed its 15th maneuver.
It is worth noting that since 2010 this ship has made no fewer than 116 launches and Elon Musk considers it a “working horse”. Project Musk aims to place about 1,584 Starlink satellites into Earth’s orbit, 549 kilometers from the Earth’s crust.
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