SpaceX Will Launch Another Set of Starlink Satellites Today






SpaceX is set to launch a new set of 57 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral, Florida, today keep building its internet project. The last group of Starlink satellites took off last month. SpaceX will continue scheduling missions to build its constellation of satellites, until reaching a total of 1,584 satellites for this phase.

The satellite launch is scheduled for 11:59 AM ET from a launchpad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, weather permitting.

Here’s how to watch:

Stream the SpaceX Starlink Launch on the webcast from the SpaceX website here, beginning about 15 minutes before liftoff.

Recently, astronomers have raised concerns that the satellite’s brightness may interfere with their observations of the Universe, obstructing long-exposure images and reflecting too much light to properly study constellations, etc.

To address this problem, SpaceX tried coating the satellites with a dark color to dampen the light reflecting capabilities, but that wasn’t sufficient. This latest batch of satellites employs a brand new feature known as a sunshade to help prevent sunlight from reflecting off shiny antennas and other parts of the spacecraft. This will help them appear less noticeable from Earth in the night sky, making them reflect as little light as possible. This will be the first time the entire fleet of Starlink Satellites sport this deployable visor. If this remedy doesn’t darken the satellites enough, SpaceX may have to go back to the drawing board to find a new solution.

Did you know we now have a FREE app for iOS, Android, and Amazon Fire? Click HERE to download our app.

Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more news, tips, and reviews. Need cord cutting tech support? Join our Cord Cutting Tech Support Facebook Group for help.

Disclaimer: To address the growing use of ad blockers we now use affiliate links to sites like, streaming services, and others. Affiliate links help sites like Cord Cutters News, stay open. Affiliate links cost you nothing but help me support my family. We do not allow paid reviews on this site. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

* indicates required

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from :

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.