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Starlink 1523



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

  • 46028
  • Starlink1523

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-08-07
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

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


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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