Elon Musk celebrates SpaceX adding new Starlink satellites to orbit

Elon Musk celebrates SpaceX adding new Starlink satellites to orbit

Elon Musk's Starlink missions are getting pretty speedy and the one on May 18th only took nine minutes.

Elon Musk's Starlink missions are getting pretty speedy and the one on May 18th only took nine minutes.

The satellites were onboard a Falcon 9 rocket that blasted off from Nasa's Kennedy Space Center.

The satellites were onboard a Falcon 9 rocket that blasted off from Nasa's Kennedy Space Center.

The Falcon 9 then landed back on Earth an impressive nine minutes later. It landed perfectly on a pad in the Atlantic Ocean.

The Falcon 9 then landed back on Earth an impressive nine minutes later. It landed perfectly on a pad in the Atlantic Ocean.

Musk now has over 2,300 Starlink satellites in orbit. The aim is for them to provide cheap internet for people who need it in remote locations.

Musk now has over 2,300 Starlink satellites in orbit. The aim is for them to provide cheap internet for people who need it in remote locations.

SpaceX has launched 21 missions this year alone. Musk hopes to have a constellation of about 30,000 satellites in the future.

SpaceX has launched 21 missions this year alone. Musk hopes to have a constellation of about 30,000 satellites in the future.

SpaceX prides itself on its reusable rockets that can be used for multiple missions.

SpaceX prides itself on its reusable rockets that can be used for multiple missions.