Date: a month ago   Category: Space

SpaceX postponed missile launch with 60 satellites again


The following attempt of start of Falcon 9 is planned to be made in a week. The SpaceX company does not designate concrete date yet. Elon Musk's company SpaceX postponed start for an orbit of the carrier rocket Falcon 9 with 60 mini-satellites for creation of global network of an Internet covering within the Starlink project again. It is reported on the website of the company on Friday, May 17. "SpaceX postpones start of 60 Starlink satellites for updating of their software and that carefully to double-check everything", – it is said in the statement. The following attempt of start is planned to be made in a week. The SpaceX company does not designate concrete date yet. Originally start from the NASA spaceport on Cape Canaveral in the State of Florida had to take place on Thursday morning, however it was postponed for day because of strong winds in an upper atmosphere. The Starlink satellites are the first of the planned 12 thousand spacecrafts of this type for creation of global network which will allow to provide inhabitants of Earth with broadband Internet access in any corner of the planet. It is supposed that all of them will be put to orbit by 2024. Total investment for implementation of the project is estimated at $10 billion. Earlier Elon Musk showed 60 Internet satellites, ready to be shipped. All of them are brought together in a special design. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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