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Starlink 1279

NSSDCA ID: 2020-019A
COSPAR ID: 2020-012A

Description

Starlink is SpaceX's 12000-satellite low earth orbit constellation to provide broadband Internet access. The mass-produced spacecraft carry a communications payload using the Ku and Ka frequency bands. The satellites will employ optical inter-satellite links and phased array beam forming and digital processing technologies.

Alternate Names

  • Starlink1279
  • 45360

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-03-18
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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