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SpaceX delivers more Starlink satellites to orbit, booster misses drone ship landing

1 month ago   |   By Spaceflight Now

A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 10:05:55 a.m. EST Monday with 60 more SpaceX Starlink satellites. Credit: SpaceX
Sixty more satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network launched Monday on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, bringing the total number of Starlink platforms deployed in orbit since last May to 300.
More Starlink missions are on tap in the coming months, with the next slated to fly aboard another Falcon 9 launcher as soon as early March.
Monday's mission began with a burst of flame from SpaceX's Falcon 9 booster, followed by the release of hold-down clamps to allow the...
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WATCH: SpaceX rocket booster fails to land correctly after missing drone ship

WATCH: SpaceX rocket booster fails to land correctly after missing drone ship

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

SPACEX suffered a failure in their most recent rocket launch attempt which ended with the spacecraft missing the drone ship it was targetting and landing in the ocean.
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