This is the first public use of the SpaceX-developed internet-from-space satellite constellation.
Project Kuiper is supposed to have gotten its names from the region of the Solar System called Kuiper belt.
Musk said the satellites had been fitted with VisorSat that acts as a set of shades that keep the sun from reflecting off the satellites.
If you provided SpaceX with your zip code, 'you will be notified via email if beta testing opportunities become available in your area.'
The new launch joined 120 similar spacecraft that were launched last year in May and November.
After deploying the satellites into the orbit, the Falcon 9 booster was successfully recovered.
The US Space Command chief visited SpaceX’s Starlink factory in Washington but didn't elaborate on the Pentagon’s plans.
The Starlink satellites will operate together to form a network to provide broadband internet globally.
Currently, NASA is SpaceX's main customer and expanding to support the US military is the next logical step.
SpaceX said that it will take 24 launches to provide the rest of the world with an internet connection.
Elon Musk replies to astronomer concerns saying Starlink constellation is going to do good for billions of people.
SpaceX has scrubbed today's planned launch & moved it by 24 hours to Thursday, starting 8 am IST.
SpaceX has already produced a bunch of Starlink satellites and is on track to start launching them in May.
The satellites are part of SpaceX's Starlink network, to provide global high-speed internet access.
The reorganisation comes in light of delays & cash constraints ahead of the Starlink mission.
Facebook could soon have its own satellite-constellation delivering internet; to compete with StarLink and OneWeb
While StarLink and OneWeb have promised Gigabit LTE speeds using their satellite constellation, Athena can deliver 10 times more speed at 10 Gbps.
SpaceX has kept mum about details relating to Starlink, but the company's business plan calls for putting thousands of communication satellites in orbit