SpaceX ambitious not only want to launch 4425 satellites to provide global Internet Services – Sohu soojin

SpaceX ambition is more than, to launch 4425 satellites to provide global Internet Services – technology Sohu Elon · has a musk; overweeningly ambitious plans – according to SpaceX to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) submitted the latest documents show that SpaceX is a large number of applications by the satellite network to provide high-speed Internet services in the world. In January 2015, Mask had revealed the project plan, he said at the time, the establishment of the satellite network needs at least $10 billion, and hopes to start the project in 2020. This plan till now, document the details show that the company will first launch 800 satellites, the United States to expand access to the Internet, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin islands. Eventually, it will launch 4425 satellites to form a giant satellite network connecting the world, which is more than the sum of the number of satellites currently in orbit. Source: Next Big Future, where the satellite transmission frequency band between Ku and Ka. Each satellite is not a solar panel, weighing 850 pounds (about 386 kg), the size of 13*6*4 feet (about 4*1.8*1.2 meters), the working life is expected in 5~7 years, will be out of orbit. Some technical details were revealed in the document, but no mention of cost expectations or financing plans, and no satellite launch time. At present, SpaceX’s investors include Google, Fidelity Investments, the two companies jointly invested $1 billion to SpaceX. Although more details have not yet been disclosed, it is understood that the Internet system is designed to provide broadband and communications services to customers worldwide, such as residential, commercial and institutional. Photograph: SpaceX so why choose musk at this time to revisit the high-speed Internet project? Before the SpaceX proposes to establish a colony on Mars’s vision, so the plan might be for the Mars colony to build communication infrastructure must be; but may be apparent, to occupy the leading position in the global Internet service market ambitions. However, in this field, SpaceX opponents also really many, has the incoming OneWeb and Boeing are developing Internet satellite network similar to the parent company, Google Alphabet is also considering the use of satellites, balloons and UAVs provide Internet services from the air. Facebook is also doing the global Internet Project Internet, designed to let people around the world have access to the internet. Coincidentally, not long ago, Facebook plans to provide a satellite Internet free internet service to the African people, because SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket explosion caused it to be completely destroy Bo相关的主题文章: