The Starlink network is designed to provide Internet access by deploying many small vehicles weighing up to 500 kg in low earth orbit.
The American company SpaceX carried out on Sunday the Falcon 9 launch vehicle’s launch with the fourteenth group of 60 Starlink microsatellites. The rocket was launched from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral (Florida).
The first stage of the carrier was previously used for five launches. Shortly after launch, it was launched on the platform, Of Course, I Still Love You in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Starlink network is designed to provide Internet access by deploying many small vehicles weighing up to 500 kg in low-earth orbit. SpaceX estimates that placing a total of 11,000 satellites in orbit and putting them into operation will cost $10 billion.
In May 2019, the first 60 satellites were launched into space, and in November of the same year, the second group of Starlink vehicles was delivered to orbit. The 13th batch of satellites was launched in early October.