SpaceX is preparing for the next launch of Starlink Satellites after its historic delivery last week, according to local reports.
The company plans to launch on February 1 to deliver another batch of Starlink satellites – a delay from the launch originally scheduled for Sunday morning.
And while SpaceX continues to place satellites in orbit, NASA and SpaceX have jointly announced that they intend to launch another crew rotation mission on April 20 for the International Space Station (ISS).
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The launch on Monday is scheduled for 6:41 am of the 39A launch pad at the historic Kennedy Space Center. according to FOX 35 Orlando.
The mission would add 60 additional satellites to the network, following the 10 satellites launched on 24 January.
On Saturday, there was a fire test for a Falcon 9 rocket that would put the new satellites into orbit. A static fire test is required before each match. according to Click Orlando.
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Starlink satellites are part of an ongoing mission to create a space-based broadband network that would be available worldwide.
SpaceX was supposed to test a stainless steel Starship SN9 prototype, but the company was unable to obtain FAA approval. Space.com reported.
SpaceX continues to follow an aggressive schedule under the direction of company founder and CEO Elon Musk.