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SpaceX Launches 60 Starlink Satellites for New Megaconstellation; Misses Rocket Landing

The company is now flying 300 Starlink satellites

SpaceX successfully launched another batch of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit Monday (Feb. 17),  but missed a milestone rocket landing on what was the company’s fourth flight of the year. Smoked billowed and flames erupted as the sooty Falcon 9 roared to life at 10:05 a.m. EST (1505 GMT), lifting off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air
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SpaceX Wins NASA Contract to Launch Earth Science Mission

NASA awarded a contract to SpaceX Feb. 4 for the launch of an Earth science mission that has successfully staved off cancellation several times. NASA announced it selected SpaceX to launch the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) spacecraft on a Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in December 2022. The agency said the contract
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Space X Kicks Off Busy 2020 With 60 New Starlink Satellites

SpaceX will launch its third batch of internet-beaming satellites Monday evening, kicking off what is expected to be a remarkably busy year for the company as it readies its new broadband business. About 60 small satellites will launch into orbit atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Liftoff is scheduled for 9:19 pm ET from Cape Canaveral Air
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