written by mike wall, on february 25th, 2022

who: spacex
what: deploys 50 starlink satellites
how: on a falcon 9 rocket
when: february 25, 2022
where: from vandenberg space force base in california
why: to expand its constellation of broadband wifi satellites

interesting fact: it was spacex’s eighth launch of 2022.spacex has launched more than 2,000 starlink satellites to date, and many more are slated to go up. the company has permission to loft 12,000 of the broadband spacecraft, and it has applied for approval to launch up to 30,000 more.

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