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Watch: SpaceX launches Falcon 9 Rocket with 49 Starlink internet satellites

Written by corres2

Published on Jan 19, 2022 05:04 PM IST

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with 49 Starlink internet satellites lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center today. About nine minutes later, Falcon 9’s first stage landed on the droneship ‘A Shortfall of Gravitas’. This was the 10th launch and landing for this particular Falcon 9 rocket first stage. Meanwhile, Falcon 9’s second stage deployed 49 satellites roughly 15 minutes after launch. The launch marked SpaceX’s 36th dedicated Starlink mission since 2019. The launch has taken the total number of Starlink satellites to over 2000. Watch the full video for more.

 


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