Another day…another Starlink launch: 60 satellites launched by SpaceX Falcon 9

by | Mar 11, 2021 | Launches, Satellites, Seradata News, SpaceX

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9v1.2FT Block 5 launch vehicle carrying 60 STARLINK satellites at 0813 GMT on Thursday 13 March from Cape Canaveral Air Force base in Florida, USA. The launch vehicles first stage was successfully landed on the drone barge “Just Read The Instructions” stationed in the Atlantic Ocean 634km downrange at 0821 GMT.  This was the fifth Starlink launch of 2021 and the 20th “Starlink v1.0” launch.

Still from animation showing deployment of Starlink spacecraft’s solar array. Courtesy: SpaceX

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