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The first SpaceX launch was successful in 2022

BingMag.com The <b>first</b> <b>SpaceX</b> <b>launch</b> was <b>successful</b> in 2022

A few minutes ago, SpaceX successfully launched its first 2022 launch to put a new set of Starlink satellites into orbit.

Private space company SpaceX launches a set of 49 Starlink satellites with a veteran Falcon 9 rocket.

(1:19 a.m. Tehran time) was launched from platform 39A of NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. About 9 minutes after launch, the booster of the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket landed on the A Shortfall of Gravitas unmanned floating platform to mark the 110th successful SpaceX missile recovery and the first SpaceX missile recovery in 2022.

launch Today, SpaceX continues its efforts to expand Starlink's satellite Internet network. As part of an effort to make satellite operations more efficient, the company has recently upgraded its satellites with the ability to communicate with each other via laser links. This feature also reduces the need for satellites to land stations.

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This is the first Falcon 9 mission in 2022. In 2021, SpaceX achieved a record of launching 31 missiles, breaking its previous record of launching 26 missiles in 2020. The company plans to accelerate in the new year as well, so it will launch several more launches in January. The Starlink constellation launches itself from the Cape Canaveral space force facility, but another Falcon 9 rocket is currently stationed on the center's 40th platform, and the Transponder 3 mission is scheduled for January 13 (January 23rd). Throw Transporter 3). This is a joint shipping mission that puts several satellites into orbit for a number of customers.

As the name suggests, this will be SpaceX's third joint shipping mission. Transponders both missions 1 and 2 were launched in 2021. It will also be Starlink's 34th proprietary mission. .

Cover Photo: SpaceX first launch in 2022
Credit: SpaceX

Sources: Space, NASA Space Flight


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