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SpaceX Satellites launch: Elon Musk’s company SpaceX has launched 53 satellites from Falcon 9 rocket for Starlink Internet Constellation.
The world’s richest man Elon Musk’s space company SpaceX (SpaceX Launches Rocket) has launched 53 satellites via rocket on Saturday morning (Indian time). These are Starlink Internet Constellation (STARLINK) from California, USA.Starlink Internet Constellation) has been launched. The two-stage Falcon-9 rocket took off from Vandenberg Space Force Base at 2:37 pm. A few minutes later, the rocket landed on the droneship in its first stage. Which is located in the Pacific Ocean. At the same time, in the second phase, it continued to fly to reach the Earth’s orbit.
The deployment of the satellite was scheduled about an hour later. SpaceX has also released the video of this launch from its official Twitter account. In which this magnificent view can be seen. Its caption reads ‘Lift Off’. This tweet was later retweeted by the company’s founder, Elon Musk. On its official website, SpaceX wrote, ‘SpaceX launched Falcon 9 with 53 satellites to low Earth orbit on Saturday, May 14, from the Space Force Station in Florida.’
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2500 Starlink satellite launched
According to reports, SpaceX has so far launched 2500 Starlink satellites. Starlink is a space based system, which is being developed for many years. So that internet service can be reached to all parts of the world. On Friday, SpaceX announced that its satellite Internet service is now available in 32 countries. Starlink has also shared a map with it on Twitter. In which it is getting to know about the services being provided by him around the world.
Through this map, it is being known that to which countries the Internet service of SpaceX is available. Earlier this company had said that its services would be available only in 25 countries. But now this map shows that it has expanded its services. Earlier last month, there was news that SpaceX has left for the International Space Station (ISS) with four NASA astronauts. This was the first time that the US space agency NASA had an equal number of men and women in its crew members. Among them, Jessica Watkins, the first black woman, is making a long space journey. The astronauts reached the space station at night, 16 hours after their departure. He will spend five months in the ISS.