The first 60 Starlink satellites were launched from Cape Canaveral into low-Earth orbit by a Falcon 9 rocket. In the framework of the program of providing the population of the Earth with broadband Internet access, almost 12 thousand more satellites will join them in the future. It was possible to watch the launch of the rocket using the Internet broadcast on the YouTube channel of the Space X company.
In order to connect to the Internet via satellite communication, the user must have a transceiver – transceiver – and a satellite dish. Satellites placed in a geostationary orbit at an altitude of 36,000 km make it possible to transmit data even to remote places on the planet where there is no proper technical infrastructure. Continue reading