The launch of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle with 60 Starlink internet satellites is postponed again, but this time for a week. This decision was made due to the need to re-check the equipment system. Information provided by private US company SpaceX – manufacturer of spacecraft.
The launch of the rocket from the site at Cape Canaveral, located in the US state of Florida, was to take place last Thursday, but due to the strong wind, the mission was postponed for a day.
“The transfer of the launch due to the need to update the software of the devices, after which everything will be checked three more times. The launch window will open in about a week, ”a post appeared on the SpaceX official page on the social network Twitter.
Starlink is a grouping of orbiting satellites that should provide the Earth with high-speed Internet. In total, almost 12 thousand satellites will be launched, which will require about 10 billion dollars.