Artist's illustration of Starlink's satellites communicating with lasers

Starlink launches V2 mini-satellites with ‘space lasers’

Artist's illustration of Starlink's satellites communicating with lasers By Ameya Paleja, published by Interesting Engineering, 3 October 2023 Data transfers between satellites in the constellation can now reach speeds of 100 Gbps without involving ground stations. Elon Musk's SpaceX has achieved yet another milestone in space-based internet services after launching

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G60 Starlink, which is backed by the Shanghai municipal government, will eventually comprise more than 12,000 satellites in low earth orbit. Image: Shutterstock/Nasa

China plans second megaconstellation, G60 Starlink with 12,000 satellites, to rival American SpaceX programme

G60 Starlink, which is backed by the Shanghai municipal government, will eventually comprise more than 12,000 satellites in low earth orbit. Image: Shutterstock/Nasa By Ling Xin, Published by South China Morning Post, 30 September 2023 The project is backed by the Shanghai municipal government and will eventually comprise more than

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Over 5,000 Starlink satellites have been deployed by CEO of SpaceX and billionaire Elon Musk - only 4,000 less than the amount of visible stars in the sky

Elon Musk’s satellites litter the heavens as astonishing video shows how 5,000 Starlink aircraft are whizzing around the Earth and ‘will soon outnumber the stars’

By Martha Williams, Published by Daily Mail, 29 September 2023 Elon Musk's 5,000 Starlink satellites are on track to surpass the number of visible stars in the sky, around 9,000 A fascinating video showed the staggering number floating around in space   Scientists fear for the future of astronomy as Musk's

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