SpaceX Falcon 9 above the moon

During SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Starlink mission on July 22, SpaceX captured incredible video of the rocket flying above the moon. Maybe it’s time to rewrite that old bedtime story.

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket on Friday and while it was happening, the rocket soared above the moon. The view was amazing and you can watch the SpaceX video shared below.

Falcon 9 on the moon

The Falcon 9 was launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California and as it ascended through the clouds, tracking camera footage captured footage of the Falcon 9 appearing to hover above the moon .

After the rocket “jumped over the moon”, all 46 Starlink satellites quickly orbited on the rocket’s second stage.

TimeAndDate noted that on Friday the moon rose over San Luis Obispo, California at 1:19 a.m. local time and set at 3:36 a.m. San Luis Obispo is about 50 miles away. north of the launch site. When the rocket launched at 10:39 a.m., the moon was 22.5% illuminated as seen from Earth.

Today’s Starlink Mission

Today, SpaceX launched another Starlink mission with 53 Starlink satellites from Florida. SpaceX confirmed the deployment of the satellites and noted that it was its sixth mission this month.

Stellar Link

Currently, Starlink has more than 2,000 individual satellites launched into orbit. Today’s launch marked SpaceX’s sixth Starlink mission for July and its 33rd launch for 2022.

Available in 36 countries

Elon Musk announced that Starlink Internet is available in 36 countries. One of the main objectives is to help those who do not have access to the Internet to obtain this access. You can read more about it here.

In response to a question about Starlink in Nigeria, Elon Musk said that the service is activated the following month, which is the same time required to deliver a user terminal.

Video: SpaceX Falcon 9 above the moon

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