Elon Musk Launches Internet Satellites For Global Rollout; Starts Accepting Deposits For Connection!
On Monday, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket’s booster did not successfully complete its landing despite a successful launch of 60 satellites.
As SpaceX sets out to disperse more satellites for the SpaceX’s new Starlink satellite internet service, it has launched the sixth flight for Falcon 9.
Waiting to catch the launched satellite in the Atlantic Ocean, the company was not able to recover it despite successful launch.
A part of the rocket was successfully recovered, tweeted Elon Musk.
The Falcon 9’s apparent loss puts an end to the possibility of reuse for that particular rocket.
A filing by company showed at even it being in beta, there are more than 10,000 Starlink customers.
The company on Monday said that it will continue expansion to near global coverage of the populated world in 2021, and is now delivering initial beta service both domestically and internationally.
The Global Rollout
Elon Musk’s dream, to create super-fast internet around the world by creating a high-speed broadband system generated by satellites which envelope Earth and provide internet to people especially in rural areas without connection, is slowly becoming a reality.
The goal is to create a high-speed broadband system generated by satellites which envelope Earth and provide internet to people especially in rural areas without connection
Launched in the month of October, “Better Than Nothing Beta”, company’s beta test has been a big hit with those living in remote areas of northern US, where it was first rolled out.
Countries Where It Is Offered
There are nations like Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and parts of the US and Canada, where there is not a connection as of now but still people confirmed that they were able to put down a deposit to get the internet service in mid to late 2021.
This year more countries this year could get green-light Starlink this year. These countries include Spain, Italy, India, Japan and the Caribbean.
Here is the how to sign up for the service which works on “first-come, first-served basis.”