Thursday, December 2, 2021

SpaceX launches 48 more Starlink satellites

SpaceX launched a further 48 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral on a Falcon 9 rocket that previously launched GPS III-3, Turksat 5A, Transporter-2, and five other Starlink missions.

The mission also carried two BlackSky imagining spacecraft. BlackSky operates a constellation of microsatellites that powers a global monitoring service combining artificial intelligence, cloud computing, multi-sensor data fusion, activity analysis, and autonomous satellite tasking.