SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket with 54 satellites

Sunday, 16. May 2021 03:53

Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket that will send 54 satellites into orbit.

The rocket, whose liftoff took place at Cape Canaveral, Florida, is carrying 52 Starlink satellites, as well as two satellites for paying customers, namely a nanosatellite for Tyvak and a radar satellite for Capella Space.

The customer satellites were the first ones deployed, followed by the Starlink satellites.

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