Falcon 9 Flies for Record Ninth Time – Tesla Motors Club

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 flew for a record ninth time Sunday, delivering a batch of 60 Starlink satellites. 

The rocked launched from Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 6:01 a.m. ET. The rocket also successfully landed on SpaceX’s drone ship “Of Course I Still Love You” stationed out in the Atlantic Ocean.

With Sunday’s addition to the constellation, SpaceX has now launched 1,325 satellites. SpaceX has been launching the satellite’s batches of 60, aiming for an initial constellation of 1,440.

SpaceX is building the Starlink constellation to beam highspeed internet service around the world. Starlink is currently in beta, serving about 10,000 customers. The price is currently $99 per month plus a one-time fee of $499 for the user terminal, mounting tripod, and router.



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