SpaceX has launched 64 satellites at once

SpaceX запустила 64 спутника за раз

The Falcon 9 will orbit 64 satellites

When running used the main stage with one of the previous runs. It did not even tint.

In the United States on Monday, 3 December, launched the Falcon 9 rocket SpaceX used with twice the sustainer stage, which will orbit 64 from the satellite.

The launch happened in California in 20:35 by Kiev time. The Falcon 9 will bring a sun-synchronous polar orbit at an altitude of about 575 km above the Earth 64 satellites.

Marching step again successfully returned – but not on a platform near the start (because it is already occupied by rocket Delta IV Heavy), and unmanned floating platform Just Read The Instructions in the Pacific ocean.

The mission is called Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express.

Ignition occurred at exactly 20:34 on the launch pad SLC-4E air force base U.S. air force Vandenberg in California.

Earlier, SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 with Qatari satellite. And in October, with the help of the Falcon 9 rocket into orbit was launched the Argentine reconnaissance satellite SAOCOM-1A.

 

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