(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
SpaceX launched the Falcon 9 carrier rocket on Saturday to bring
52 Starlink satellites into orbit, the American company said in a
statement, Trend reports citing TASS .
'Deployment of 52 Starlink satellites confirmed,' the company
Earlier the company tweeted that Falcon 9's first stage has
landed on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship in the Atlantic
Ocean. The launch took place from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral
The Starlink network is designed to provide Internet access by
deploying a large number of microsatellites. SpaceX estimates that
launching a total of 11,000 vehicles and putting them into
operation will cost $10 billion. The company claims that it will be
able to provide broadband Internet access at a speed of 1 gigabit
per second, which corresponds to the 5G standard. Since May 2019,
SpaceX has launched more than 2,500 Starlink satellites into
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