SpaceX plans to launch a new group of Internet satellites Starlink

The American company SpaceX intends to launch another batch of Starlink Internet satellites into orbit in the middle of the coming week, Interfax reports.

It is reported that this will be the 33rd launch of the group into orbit Internet satellites since May 2019 as part of the Starlink project. At the moment, the orbital constellation consists of 1842 spacecraft

The heavy Falcon 9 launch vehicle with 53 mini-satellites weighing about 290 kg should launch from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral in Florida on December 1 at 18:20 time US East Coast (December 2 at 02:20 Moscow time).

Recall that the Starlink network is designed to provide the inhabitants of the Earth with broadband Internet access. In total, the American company is going to deploy 11,000 satellites in orbit. The total cost of this project is estimated at ten billion dollars.


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