SpaceX Launches 60 More Starlink Satellites; Second Starlink Launch Planned for Friday

On Thursday, February 4 at 1:19 a.m. EST, SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage successfully returned to Earth and landed on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean, completing this booster’s fifth launch and landing.

SpaceX will launch a second batch of 60 Starlink satellites on Friday, February 5 at 5:14 a.m. EST from Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. SpaceX will webcast the launch starting 15 minutes before liftoff at www.spacex.com.

SpaceX has now launched 1,085 of the broadband satellites into orbit. A total of 1,021 remain in orbit.