Friday , March 31 2023

Orbit will host 12,000 satellites to promote cheap and fast internet – around the world


US authorities have given SpaceX permission to place approximately 12,000 satellites this orbit last week to help cheaper wireless internet access over the next decade.

The planned SpaceX network will significantly increase the number of satellites around the Earth.

Since the launch of the first satellite in 1957, mankind has transported over 8,000 objects in space, according to UN data. It is estimated that half or a quarter of them are still working.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced it has authorized SpaceX to send 7518 satellites in addition to 4425 already approved.

None of the satellites have yet been released.

The Irish Mask company has six years to reach half the satellites and nine years to complete the satellite network.

SpaceX wants most satellites to land on the lower Earth's earth at a height of 335 to 346 kilometers, which will reduce the time of communication between Earth users and satellites, speeding up navigation.

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