The Falcon 9 vehicle with 57 Starlink satellites launched from the Cape Canaveral space center in the United States. Also, along with Starlink satellites, two Blacksky satellites are being put into orbit on a contract basis, the launch of which has been repeatedly postponed.
The first stage of the launch vehicle was landed on the platform Of Course I Still Love You in the Atlantic Ocean about nine minutes after launch.
This is the fifth flight for the Falcon 9 launch vehicle, that has previously delivered an unpiloted Crew Dragon to the ISS and launched satellites into orbit three times, including two Starlink batches.
Starlink is a next-generation satellite network capable to provide Earth’s inhabitants with broadband Internet access. The project started in February 2018.