SpaceX is a company founded in 2002 by Elon Musk who is the founder of Tesla. The SpaceX company mainly focuses on designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The purpose Elon Musk establish this company is to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets. Sounds futuristic, isn’t it?
Last week, SpaceX successfully launches 60 Starlink satellites into the orbit around the earth. According to TheVerge, these satellites will be orbiting around the earth to provide seamless internet connectivity around the earth. SpaceX target to send one million Starlink satellites in the coming years to the orbit. In case you would like to watch the launch of the SpaceX Starlink mission. Watch it below.
Two days ago, an Astronomer from the Netherlands, Dr. Marco Longbroek shot the video of the fleet of Starlink satellites. He calculated where the satellites will be orbiting and recorded the video of it. If you watch the video it’s totally amazing. You can see a train of white dots moving. In his blog, he says this occurrence will happen for two to three times each night and at the end, it will spread into different directions.
In conclusion, after the success of launching these satellites, SpaceX will be launching almost 12,000 satellites to the orbit in the coming years. If everything goes well as expected, one day we can get continuous Internet connectivity all over the world including villages too.