April 14, 2021
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SpaceX launches another set of Starlink satellites as it nears global coverage – SpaceNews

WASHINGTON SpaceX continued the rollout of its Starlink broadband constellation with another launch of 60 satellites April 7, edging closer to providing continuous global service.
A Falcon 9 lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 12:34 p.m. Eastern. The rockets upper stage deployed its payload of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit a little more than an hour later.
The rockets first stage landed on a droneship in the Atlantic eight and a half minutes after…

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