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Starlink 30083

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2023-056K

Description

Starlink is a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX. It provides global broadband satellite Internet access.

This mission, known as Starlink 6-2, continued launching SpaceX’s new Starlink V2 Mini satellite platform fitted with improved phased array antennas with four times the communications capacity of earlier generations of Starlink satellites, known as Version 1.5, to beam internet signals to consumers around the world. Despite their name, the Starlink V2 Mini satellites are nearly times as massive and more than four times larger than the older Starlink V1.5 satellites.

Alternate Names

  • Starlink30083
  • 56295

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2023-04-19
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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