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SpaceX lowers orbiting height for internet satellites

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SpaceX lowers orbiting height for internet satellites

SpaceX lowers orbiting height for internet satellites

The Federal Communications Commission has allowed SpaceX to run 1,584 of its satellites at a lower altitude than previously approved going from 1,150 kilometers to 550 kilometers.

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RESTRICTIONS: Broadcast: NO USE JAPAN, NO USE TAIWAN Digital: NO USE JAPAN, NO USE TAIWAN The Federal Communications Commission has allowed SpaceX to run 1,584 of its satellites at a lower altitude than previously approved going from 1,150 kilometers to 550 kilometers, despite fear of interference and collisions with other satellites operating at the same altitude.

According to a statement released by the FCC, they have also allowed the company to reduce the number of satellites in its home broadband constellation from 4,425 to 4,409.

SpaceX's satellite internet network project, Starlink, plans on deploying thousands of satellites that will connect with one million ground stations on Earth, providing internet access worldwide.

According to the FCC, permitting these changes make it easier for SpaceX to deliver internet services in remote areas more quickly and efficiently.

Half of the satellites are expected to be launched by 2024 and the official rollout of all satellites is expected in three to five years.

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SpaceX Satellites connecting to remote areas; roll out date VOICEOVER (in English): "SpaceX's satellite internet network project, Starlink, plans on deploying thousands of satellites that will connect with one million ground stations on Earth, providing internet access worldwide." "According to a statement released by the Federal Communications Commission, SpaceX has received authorization to reduce the number of satellites in its home broadband constellation from 4,425 to 4,409." "The FCC also allowed the company to run 1,584 of its satellites at a lower altitude than previously approved going from 1,150 kilometers to 550 kilometers, despite fear of interference and collisions with other satellites operating at the same altitude.

" "According to the FCC, permitting these changes make it easier for SpaceX to deliver internet services in remote areas more quickly and efficiently.

Half of the satellites are expected to be launched by 2024 and the official rollout of all satellites is expected in three to five years." SOURCES: Federal Communications Commission https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-342A1.pdf *** For story suggestions please contact [email protected] For technical and editorial support, please contact: Asia: +61 2 93 73 1841 Europe: +44 20 7542 7599 Americas and Latam: +1 800 738 8377




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