SpaceX Expands Starlink Network, Booster Landing Fails

Credit: SpaceX
CAPE CANAVERAL—SpaceX delivered 60 more of its Starlink broadband satellites into orbit on Feb. 16 though it lost the first stage booster during a failed landing attempt, breaking its string of 24 successful touchdowns. The 229-ft. tall Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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