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SpaceX confirmed its plan to launch over 4000 internet satellites into space

May 6, 2017 1 comment

Elon Musk continues to surprise. Almost each month there is new big plan by one of his companies (tunnels under LA, new gigafactory etc) and now SpaceX confirmed plan to launch over 4000 satellites into space. There has been many news about this project in the past, but now it seems to be much more realistic. Recently SpaceX has asked US government to get permission to launch its own internet network from orbit.

If SpaceX follows through its plan, company will start to provide wide range of broadband and communication services for people all over the world. So far satellite internet is slow and expensive, but with this plan it might change. similar plans has already OneWeb company, but plan of Elon Musk seems most realistic – as SpaceX did already prove to have reusable space rockets. Company plans to launch and release satellites into orbit till the end of 2024.

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SpaceX successfully lands rocket after launch

December 23, 2015 Leave a comment

Just weeks after safe landing of a rocket by Blue Origin company, SpaceX has launced its rocket Falcon 9 and brought it back to Earth. It was the Falcon 9’s first launch in 6 months after various failures throught this year.

Another video.

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