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SpaceX's Starlink Constellation Grows to Nearly 900

May 19, 2017
SpaceX launched Saturday a batch of 60 Starlink satellites, growing the broadband-beaming constellation to nearly 900. The launch marked the 15th for the Starlink program, which aims to deliver broadband internet service around the world. The payload was carried by a Falcon 9 first stage booster that flew twice before, including a Starlink mission in...
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Jun 5, 2017
wooded vermont
the launch on 10/24 was the 14th launch of the operational starlink satellites. the first launch of 60 test vehicles has been almost entirely de-orbited. though 60 satellites times the 14 subsequent launches comes to 840, not all launches were of 60 devices. let's estimate 830 then. at 60 satellites per launch another 3 lifts will be be required. soon enough but not yet.
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