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Falcon 9 started in Florida with a group of Internet-satellites Starlink

Booster Falcon 9 started in Florida (USA) with a group of Internet-satellites Starlink, the company SpaceX is a live broadcast of the launch.

The launch was given at 21.25 on East coast time USA (04.25 GMT Thursday) from Baikonur at Cape Canaveral.

Starlink satellite network of the next generation is able to provide the inhabitants of the Earth broadband access to the Internet. The project implementation began in February 2018. It is planned to run about 12 thousand satellites. 30 thousand satellites to orbit with elevations from 328 to 580 kilometers. SpaceX has estimated the cost of the project at $ 10 billion, but experts believe this figure too low.

The previous constellation of satellites Starlink was held April 22. This was the seventh launch of the Starlink program in which the number of in orbit satellites reached 420.