SpaceX launches Starlink rideshare mission as constellation deployment milestone nears
Source: NASA Spaceflight
Date Published: 05/15/2021
SpaceX launched its third Starlink mission in just 11 days on the v1.0 L26 flight. The mission brings the total number of operational Starlink v1.0 satellites launched to near 1,567 – just shy of the 1,584 needed to declare all of the first shell of Starlinks launched.