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Elon Musk-led SpaceX launches 23 Starlink internet satellites; Check details

Elon Musk-led SpaceX launches 23 Starlink internet satellites; Check details

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Elon Musk-led SpaceX successfully launches 23 Starlink satellites from Florida. 

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On March 10,  SpaceX launched its latest batch of 23 Starlink satellites from Florida.  

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The SpaceX launch took place from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket was used for the flight.

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According to SpaceX's mission description, the booster achieved its 11th launch as well as landing. After launch, the Falcon 9 rocket came back to land in under 9 minutes.

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The spacecraft has also carried Crew-5, GPS III Space Vehicle 06, Inmarsat I6-F2, CRS-28, Intelsat G-37, and NG-20.

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According to reports, the rocket took approximately 65 minutes to reach the low Earth orbit post-launch. 

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This launch was part of the first Starlink broadband satellite launches and the second will take place on March 11. 

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The second Starlink launch will take place from California's Vandenberg Space Force Base at 10:13 PM EDT.

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Additionally, SpaceX is also working with NASA to bring the four members of the Crew-7 mission back to Earth from the International Space Station.

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In just 2 months times, SpaceX has launched  22 orbital missions. It is planned to launch  144 times in 2024.

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