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SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites from Florida

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 19, 2020 13:45

SpaceX launched another batch of 60 starlink satellites, upping its total satellite count in orbit to 360. The Falcon-9, that made its record fifth journey with Wednesday’s flight, blasted off into space at 1216 GMT from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.SpaceX later announced that the two-stage Falcon 9 rocket had trouble landing the first stage at sea but that the payload was on target to be delivered into orbit. On Twitter, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that Falcon 9 had experienced engine trouble during it’s ascent in one of its nine engines.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 19, 2020 13:45