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SpaceX F9 - Starlink Group 5-5 - SLC-40

Launch Date: March 24
Launch Window: 11:23am EDT (8:23am PDT, 15:23 UTC)
Launch site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS), Florida
Core Booster Recovery: ASDS - ASOG
Booster: B1067.10
Fairings: Reused - 6th and 7th
Mass: 53-56 Starlink 1.5 Satellites
Orbit: LEO
Yearly Launch Number: 20

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 72nd group of satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink 5-5. The Starlink Group 5-5 mission is headed to the 43º inclination shell of Starlink's second generation constellation. Satellites in this shell will be orbiting Earth in a 540km circular orbit at 43º inclination. This mission will carry 53-56 satellites into a 320x340km 43º orbit and from there they'll raise their orbits to operational altitude.


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