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SpaceX Starlink Rebuilding the Internet in Space

Posted in Hardware, Online on 4th Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

The combined power of the 1500 Starlink satellites has over 5 megawatts of solar power. In August, Starlink will have globally connectivity for everywhere on Earth except the north and south poles. SpaceX is continuing to innovate the interfaces, ground terminals and other components.

As satellites get smaller cheaper and more advanced, low earth Orbit is starting to get Overcrowded

Posted in Hardware, Science on 10th Feb, 2021
by Alex Muller

As procedures and regulations vary from country to country, the challenge is how to govern mega-constellations without creating legal fragmentation.

SpaceX Will IPO Starlink

Posted in Business, Online on 8th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

SpaceX COO Gwynn Shotwell says that SpaceX will likely spinoff the Starlink satellite network with an IPO. SpaceX is launching 60 Starlink satellites with every Falcon 9 launch. They are four successful launches from minimum global coverage.

Starlink Competitor OneWeb Targets First 34 Satellites in February 2020

Posted in Business, Online on 30th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

OneWeb is competitor to the SpaceX Starlink satellite system. OneWeb successfully launched 6 test satellites and plans a February 7, 2020 Soyuz launch of its first 34 commercial satellites.

SpaceX launches 60 more internet satellites

Posted in Business, Hardware, Online on 12th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX sent another 60 satellites into orbit on Monday, one of many such launches the company hopes to conduct over the next year as it works to build a massive broadband-from-space business.