image of this article category

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches 52 Starlink Satellites Into Orbit In Record 11th Falcon Flight

21.12.2021 02:00 AM
Latest
Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches 52 Starlink Satellites Into Orbit In Record 11th Falcon Flight
dooklik website logo
share
share this article on facebook
share this article on twitter
share this article on whatsapp
share this article on facebook messenger
Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches 52 Starlink Satellites Into Orbit In Record 11th Falcon Flight
American billionaire Elon Musk announced that his company, SpaceX, has successfully launched 52 "Starlink" satellites into Earth orbit, coinciding with the launch of the Turkish satellite "Turksat 5B". And Musk posted on Twitter a video of the successful launch, which took place on Saturday evening.

The video showed the launch of a two-stage "Falcon 9" missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, loaded with Starlink satellites.

The first stage of the "Falcon" returned and landed on a SpaceX drone in the ocean, while the second stage continued in Earth orbit, and the satellite deployment was confirmed.

On Saturday evening, the Turksat 5B satellite, considered the most powerful Turkish communications satellite in terms of its capabilities, was launched into space aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida, USA.

In a video message he recorded on the occasion of the launch of "Turksat 5B", Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: "On behalf of my people, I congratulate Mr. Musk and SpaceX for not yielding to the blackmail and pressures of the anti-Turkish lobbies," expressing his wishes for the continuation of successful cooperation with "Space". X" in space activities.

Erdogan noted that Turksat 5B, which will operate in an orbit 42 degrees east, will increase the speed and data transmission capacity by more than 15 times, and that thanks to this, it will be possible to provide users with broadband Internet services via satellite, in places where the access is To the Internet is limited, including land, sea and air vehicles.

Analysts believe that the launch of "Turksat 5B" will significantly expand the possibilities of using the Turkish Bayraktar TB2 and Anka-S attack drones, because it will make it a "global scale" weapon by controlling it via satellite.
Related Articles
doolik website logo
SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk has launched thousands of satellites. These satellites come within the framework of the Starlink project, which aims to provide high-speed Internet services from space, reaching remote areas on Earth. What is Starlink?
doolik website logo
Musk said that the idea came to him in a dream he had after having had a late dinner of sushi, tofu, and a T-bone steak.
doolik website logo
Elon Musk has revealed an image of his company's Optimus robot, which will be fully revealed at the end of next month.

Live Video Streaming
Live video streaming lets you engage with your audience in real time with a video feed. Broadcast your daily show to your audience with no limits, no buffering and high quality videos. Reach all devices anytime anywhere with different video qualities that suits any device and any connection.
$1,120/YE*
The website uses cookies to improve your experience. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.
ACCEPT