Washington: SpaceX has deployed 60 Starlink satellites to orbit using a Falcon 9 carrier rocket, the US aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company said in a statement.
“Deployment of 60 Starlink satellites confirmed,” SpaceX said on Twitter.
“Falcon 9 launches Starlink to orbit – the seventh launch and landing of this booster,” it said.
This is the sixteenth Starlink constellation that SpaceX is putting into orbit. With 60 new satellites, the total number of Starlink communication satellites will be 955.