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SpaceX puts another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit

Tuesday 18 February 2020 | 11:22 CET | News
SpaceX successfully sent another batch of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit, bringing the total number of Starlink satellites in low-Earth orbit to nearly 300. However, the company's recovery of the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket didn't go as planned, as the rocket narrowly missed its landing on a drone ship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean and landed in the ocean. The booster is intact, however, and has potential for recovery, SpaceX said. The company plans to send another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit in March.

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Companies: SpaceX / Starlink
Countries: World
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