The ‘crazy ideas’ company SpaceX, headed by ‘Mr. Crazy ideas’ has now set their eyes on an ambitious goal of supplying the entire Planet Earth with internet connection right from the space.
SpaceX has just been given permission to proceed with its ambitious idea of launching 7,518 more satellite into space, to join its already lineup of 4,409 satellites that will be beaming down the internet connection. These ridiculously huge numbers of satellites will be used to enable SpaceX’s Starlink communication system to provide broadband access to any surface on Earth. That is including places with conventional telecommunication infrastructure is not feasible to establish.
Gigabit-per-second Internet connection
Starlink claims that once the project is up and running, they will be able to connect internet users on the ground with internet speeds of up to gigabits-per-seconds. They go further to state that the final constellation will have a connection speeds of up to 32 terabytes per second.
A case or reinventing the wheel perhaps?
By no measure is SpaceX idea a novel one. There has, in fact, all along been satellites in space beaming down internet connection, but their use has …read more