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SpaceX launches 60 new satellites into earth’s orbit for IT and internet service maintenance

SpaceX launches 60 new satellites into earth’s orbit for IT and internet service maintenance
The Siliconreview
25 March, 2021

In a recent announcement, SpaceX has stated that it has deployed 60 new Starlink satellites above the earth for IT Service and internet management. The firm has said that the satellites will maneuver into position and provide additional support for its IT and internet constellation system. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried the satellites into the earth's orbit from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Wednesday morning.

The rocket's first stage successfully landed on a drone ship at sea. The latest batch of SpaceX's broadband satellites brings the total launched SpaceX rockets to an incredible 240. The Falcon rocket used to carry the satellites is the flight-prove booster that has already served five previous SpaceX missions. The company has stated that over 1,000 Starlink satellites are currently in the orbit of 12,000 authorized.

The firm has submitted the filings to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) requesting to launch 30,000 additional Starlink Satellites to IT services and internet management. The firm is also launching 60 satellites by the end of 2021 to provide near-globe IT services. In addition to this launch, the firm will launch few more satellites for IT maintenance next month.