SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites as part of mission to bring internet to the world

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SpaceX launched 60 more satellites Monday as part of CEO Elon Musk’s “Starlink” mission to bring high-speed internet to large, remote swaths of the world.

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“Enabled by a constellation of low Earth orbit satellites, Starlink will provide fast, reliable internet to populations with little or no connectivity, including those in rural communities and places where existing services are too expensive or unreliable,” SpaceX said in a statement announcing the launch. The launch began at 9:56 a.m. ET on Monday at Cape

Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and was live-streamed on SpaceX’s website. The satellites launched from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. SpaceX launched 60 more satellites Monday as part of CEO Elon Musk’s “Starlink” mission to bring high-speed internet to large, remote swaths of the world.

Approximately an hour after liftoff, SpaceX confirmed that all 60 Starlink satellites successfully deployed.

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