SpaceX launches rocket with Starlink satellites

Starlink is the name of a satellite network developed by the private spaceflight company SpaceX to provide low-cost internet to remote locations.

Starlink is a satellite internet service. As of February 2022, there are 2,091 Starlink satellites.

All Starlink Satellites together form a network which provides most of the Earth with internet coverage.

The purpose of Starlink is to offer low-latency internet access.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Friday morning.

The rocket was carrying a new group of 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. AP

The rockets first stage booster returned to Earth, landing cleanly on a drone ship.

This was the 12th flight for the Falcon 9 first stage booster supporting this mission.

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