SpaceX Rolling Out Satellite Broadband Service

Starlink internet satellites
SpaceX has launched more than 950 Starlink internet satellites into orbit as it builds toward an initial constellation of about 4,400.
Credit: SpaceX
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, which slowed launch activity, the U.S. Department of Commerce estimates about 1,200 satellites reached orbit in 2020, a 50% jump over the 2019 tally. But 70% of the newcomers belong to a single constellation: SpaceX’s Starlink. Public beta trials of SpaceX satellite...

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