United Kingdom gives SpaceX approval to build Starlink Gateway ‘Megasite,’ Government aims to provide Internet access to the countryside

By Evelyn Janeidy Arevalo, Published by Tesmanian, 7 January 2023 The United Kingdom gave SpaceX approval to build more Starlink Gateways as the government works to provide internet access to countryside communities. SpaceX already has three operational Starlink Gateways in the country, which are ground stations with antennas that connect

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Taiwan’s Own ‘Starlink’ Satellite Network Under Development; Aims To Build 700 Ground Stations Across The Country

By Ashish Dangwal, Published by The Eurasian Times, 4 January 2023 Taiwan appears to be speeding up preparations to create its own version of the Starlink satellite network, focusing on the significance of having an operational command and communication platform in a war-like situation. The Taiwanese government is now working

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SpaceX preparing to start Starlink Gen2 launches this month

By Jason Rainbow, Published by SpaceNews, 19 December 2022 TAMPA, Fla. — SpaceX could start launching second-generation Starlink satellites in the coming weeks to add more capacity to its increasingly congested broadband network.  In Dec. 16 regulatory filings with the Federal Communications Commission, SpaceX said it “anticipates that it will

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Traffic Jam: Chinese Academics Find Starlink Satellites Routinely Break Space Safety Rules

By Fantine Gardiner, Published by Sputnik News, 29 November 2022 Elon Musk has laid out plans to launch tens of thousands of small satellites into orbit to facilitate the Starlink global high-speed internet service, but the proposal has raised eyebrows of many space-faring countries, including the US military. A study

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Satellite Constellations Could Harm the Environment, New Watchdog Report Says

By Jonathan O'Callaghan, Published by Scientific American, 24 November 2022 Elon Musk’s Starlink and other satellite sources of light pollution and orbital debris should face an environmental review, the U.S. Government Accountability Office finds Do people have a right to an unobstructed view of the heavens? For most of human

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