SpaceX Sets New Record With 143-Satellite Launch

A Falcon 9 carrying 143 satellites launches from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on January 24.
Credit: Carleton Bailie
SpaceX debuted a small satellite mass transit system, delivering 133 customer payloads and 10 of its own Starlink spacecraft into Sun-synchronous, near-polar low Earth orbits. The Transporter-1 mission lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40 at 10 a.m. on Jan. 24...

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