SpaceX launched a rocket with 60 satellites Starlink

Booster Falcon 9 SpaceX the American company with the seventh group of microsatellites Starlink started on Wednesday from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral at 15:30 East coast time USA (22:30 GMT). Stream start is on the website of the company.

The Starlink network designed to provide Internet users throughout the world due to the deployment in earth orbit of a large number of small machines (up to 500 kg). This system of communication everywhere, including remote and sparsely populated areas, will provide broadband access to the Internet at speeds of 1 Gigabit per second, which corresponds to the 5G standard.

At the initial stage of SpaceX’s plans to provide high speed Internet access for residents of the southern United States by the end of 2020. According to the company, the placing in orbit a total of 11 thousand satellites and a commissioning cost of $10 billion In may 2019 in space has been withdrawn first 60 satellites in November of that year the orbit was taken to a second group of devices Starlink, third, fourth and fifth in January and February of this year, the sixth – in March.