SpaceX to launch 1st batch of Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX plans to officially kick off its ambitious goal of sending thousands of satellites from Florida to low Earth orbit this year. 

The Hawthorne, California-based company said it will begin its Starlink constellation mission no earlier than May, launching its first batch of satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Launch Complex 40. Over the course of several years, SpaceX will use its rockets to send up to 12,000 satellites to space to expand Internet connectivity around the world. Read more here.