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Elon Musk gives a peek into SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites

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Published : May 14, 2019, 11:35 am IST
Updated : May 14, 2019, 11:35 am IST

The photo shows the 60 satellites packed tight into a Falcon 9 rocket.

The ultimate goal of SpaceX is to put nearly 11,000 Starlink satellites by mid-2020 to provide high-speed internet down on the Earth.
 The ultimate goal of SpaceX is to put nearly 11,000 Starlink satellites by mid-2020 to provide high-speed internet down on the Earth.

As is the tradition, SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted a photo of the first set of the Starlink internet satellites that are scheduled to be launched into the orbit this week.

The photo shows the 60 satellites packed tight into a Falcon 9 rocket. The launch time, however, is variable, but the company is looking at May 14 or 15 for the takeoff, Engadget reports.

In the following tweet, Musk noted that the first mission is likely to go wrong and it would take six more similar launches to achieve a minor broadband coverage.

The ultimate goal of SpaceX is to put nearly 11,000 Starlink satellites by mid-2020 to provide high-speed internet down on the Earth.

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