SpaceX launches second Starlink mission of the year, 13 days after the first

by | Jan 21, 2022 | Launches, Satellites, Seradata News, SpaceX

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 49 Starlink satellites from Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, USA. The flight lifted-off at 0203 GMT on 19 January, a two hour delay from its original target. This mission, like that of the previous launch on 6 January. was targeted at the 540 km, 53.3 degree inclined shell of the constellation.

The B1060 first-stage of the vehicle successfully landed on the drone barge A Shortfall Of Gravitas stationed near the Abacos Islands in the Bahamas at 0111 GMT.

The rocket lifting-off in the darkness carrying its 49 satellites to orbit. Courtesy of SpaceX

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