SpaceX just launched 60 new Starlink internet satellites and nailed rocket landing at sea

 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched a full stack of Starlink internet satellites into today (Oct. 18) and capped off the mission with a successful rocket landing at sea. 



a close up of a light: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit from Launch Complex 39A of NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on Oct. 18, 2020.


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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit from Launch Complex 39A of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on Oct. 18, 2020.

A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from NASA’s historic Pad 39A here at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at 8:25 a.m. EDT (1225 GMT) carrying 60 new Starlink satellites for SpaceX’s growing constellation in orbit.

Approximately 9 minutes later, the booster’s first stage returned to Earth, landing on one of SpaceX’s drone ships in the Atlantic Ocean in a smooth touchdown. The massive ship, called Of Course I Still Love You, is one of two in the company’s fleet of recovery vessels that catch falling boosters and

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Laclede’s Landing Launches New Website While Modernizing the Riverfront District with Recent Renovations

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Laclede’s Landing is inviting friends, families, visitors, residents, and entrepreneurs to explore their new website, www.lacledeslanding.com.  After partnering with Abstrakt Marketing Group to refresh their brand, design, and digital presence, they are excited to officially announce the launch. With features such as interactive maps and proposed trip itineraries, the website delivers both in-town residents and out-of-town visitors with an opportunity to learn about the history, restaurants, accommodations, and explore upcoming events. 

Rebranding of the website is just the start of the exciting revitalization of Laclede’s Landing. Local developers, commercial tenants, and residents have come together to create a newly reinvigorated neighborhood combining centuries of history and modern concepts in this historic district of St. Louis.

The Laclede’s Landing Neighborhood Association has worked with the city to create an “al fresco” dining area on 2nd Street between Morgan Street and Lucas Avenue. 

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Apple Pay Landing Page Goes Live on Apple’s Mexico Website, Suggesting Imminent Launch

Apple added an Apple Pay landing page to its regional Mexico website late on Tuesday, indicating the mobile payment system could launch in the country imminently.


Way back in March there were suggestions that Apple Pay could be coming to Mexico, after reports that some iPhone users in the country had been able to add their Banregio cards to the Wallet app, with only the verification process failing.

Cards from banks other than Banregio were not able to be added to the Wallet app on the ‌‌iPhone‌‌, suggesting ‌‌Apple Pay‌‌ in Mexico could be limited to Banregio at launch.

That’s still uncertain, since the ‌Apple Pay‌ page on Apple’s Mexican website offers no launch date and doesn’t list any banks that will integrate with the service. All it says is ‌Apple Pay‌ will be compatible with “credit and debit cards of the most important payment networks, issued by various banks,”

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