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SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of 20 Starlink satellites – NBC Los Angeles

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of 20 Starlink satellites – NBC Los Angeles

A SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of twenty Starlink satellites is scheduled for Tuesday evening.

According to SpaceX’s website, 13 of the satellites will have “Direct to Cell capabilities, to low Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at the Vandenberg Space Force Station in California.”

The launch is expected to take place at 8:40 p.m. There will be a live webcast of the mission X @SpaceX approximately five minutes before launch,” the site said.

“This is the fifth flight for the first stage booster supporting this mission, which previously launched USSF-62 and three Starlink missions. After the separation of the phases, the first phase will land on the drone ship Of Course I Still Love You, which will be stationed in the Pacific Ocean,” SpaceX said on their website.