SpaceX to launch its 17th mission of 60 Starlink satellites on Jan 19
Elon Musk, SpaceX will be launching its 17th Starlink mission and will be launching a batch of 60 Starlink satellites on Jan 19, 2021 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and this will the first launch of the year for Starlink. SpaceX will also be releasing Falcon 9 rocket as part of its 17th Starlink mission.
The main aim of the of this mission is to provide a global space-based broadband coverage from 42000 satellites and 1000 other satellites are already existing in the space orbit.
Earlier the schedule was set for Monday at 8:45 AM (PST) but was shifted to Tuesday at 8:23 (PST) from launch pad 39A from Kennedy Space Center.