SpaceX Pushing Ahead With Bigger, Faster Starlink and Bigger Starship

SpaceX notified the FCC SpaceX that Starship could be ready to launch Starlink Gen2 System satellites as early as March, 2022. The FCC notification is that SpaceX will focus on the configuration of 12000 generation 1 satellites that will work best with 30,000 generation 2 satellite. Previously, SpaceX was hedging its bets and had a …

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Version 2 Starlink with Lasers and Gen 2 SpaceX Starlink Bigger and Faster

SpaceX has launched the first Starlink v1.5 satellites which have laser communication between satellites. Starlink v2.0 satellites will also launch within the next three months in 2021. Version 2.0 satellites will be significantly more capable. SpaceX will transition to Gen2 satellites which will be larger and much faster. SpaceX started launching v1.5 Starlink satellites with …

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Next SpaceX Starlink Satellites Will Have Communication Lasers

SpaceX is adding laser crosslinks to Starlink satellites. These links allow satellites to transfer information to one another and communicate in other ways as well. SpaceX will use lasers to communicate between satellites in space and reduce the use of ground stations. This will allow satellite internet coverage to reach areas where ground stations cannot …

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3+ Billion Potential SpaceX Starlink Customers

SpaceX Starlink has 1578 satellites in orbit which have combined download capacity of 26 terabits per second. If this download capacity could be perfectly distributed it would enable 260,000 people to have maxed out 100 Mbps simultaneous downloads. Most people will average about 10-20% of their available capacity when they are actively using their systems. …

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Another Perfect SpaceX Starlink Launch

SpaceX launched 52 Starlink satellites, a Capella Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite, and Tyvak-0130. The Falcon 9 first stage booster that supported this mission previously launched NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station, ANASIS-II, CRS-21, Transporter-1, and three Starlink missions. Following stage separation, SpaceX will land Falcon 9’s first stage …

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