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SpaceX set to launch first satellites of its internet network
By Ivan Couronne
Washington, May 16, 2019 (AFP) - SpaceX is targeting Thursday night for the launch of 60 satellites into low-Earth orbit, the first of potentially thousands in its Starlink project to beam broadband internet across the planet.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set to take off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 10:30 pm (0230 GMT Friday).
The launch, which was initially envisaged for Wednesday, w ...