SpaceX on Sunday morning plans to attempt to launch another batch of Starlink satellites, as part of its long-term mission to deliver fast, affordable internet to the entire planet.
The launch is scheduled to take off from Kennedy Space Center’s 39A launchpad at 8:25 a.m. A Falcon 9 rocket will carry about 60 of the small Starlink satellites.
Already SpaceX has placed more than 700 of the satellites into low Earth orbit and hopes to have 1,500 in place by the end of the year, in order to provide coast-to-coast coverage for North America.
SpaceX has seen tremendous demand from customers interested in buying the in-home device to connect to the Starlink satellite constellation and plans to sell about 5 million in the United States.
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