53 new Starlink web satellites sent off Friday from Cape Canaveral on board a Falcon 9 rocket, adding greater ability to the
adding greater ability to the biggest armada of space apparatus at any point put into space.
The 229-foot-tall (70-meter) Falcon 9 rocket took off from cushion 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 3:21:20
p.m. EDT (1921:20 GMT). Nine Merlin 1D motors controlled the rocket off the cushion with 1.7 million pounds of pushed
Every one of the 53 satellites weighed around 650 pounds (295 kilograms), and were level pressed to fit inside the Falcon
9 rocket's nose cone for takeoff Friday. The mission, assigned Starlink 4-27, was the 56th Falcon 9 send off fundamentally
was the 56th Falcon 9 send off fundamentally committed to conveying satellites for the Starlink organization.
The send off was the 37th Falcon 9 trip of the year, and the 171st send off of a Falcon 9 rocket since its presentation on June 4,
It was the 146th continuous fruitful mission by a Falcon 9 or Falcon Heavy rocket since the blast of a Falcon 9 and the obliteration