60 more Starlink Satellites + Missed Landing [Live: 01.03.2021, 01:37 UTC]

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SpaceX had a now rare loss of a booster during re-entry. Scott Manley with the news: Did An Engine Failure Kill A SpaceX Booster on Its 6th Flight?


SpaceX is launching 60 additional Satellites for their own Starlink Constellation.

The booster is a Block 5 on its 8th flight and will land on a drone ship.

The mission to low earth orbit will launch from LC 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

SpaceX will attempt to capture the fairings.

Cargo:

  • Payload mass is approximately 15,6 tonnes
  • 60 Starlink Satellites

Check your local time of launch at: www.timeanddate.com


Where to watch:


Background information about previous SpaceX launches: Wikipedia

Why SpaceX is Making Starlink - Real Engineering: Youtube

MikeOnSpace: OFFICIAL Starlink SPEED TEST results and SPACE LASERS - details on the Private Beta and Public Beta

Mark Handley: Using ground relays with Starlink

MikeOnSpace: Amazon KUIPER vs SpaceX STARLINK - Another heavyweight enters the race for Global Satellite Internet

LTT: Gaming on STARLINK!!


Useful links to stay up to date on launches:

Spaceflightnow.com: Launch Schedule

Everyday Astronaut: Prelaunch Previews

Space News:

NASA Spaceflight nasaspacefight.com

TMRO: YouTube

Track Starlink satellites: https://satellitemap.space/

Subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Starlink


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