The internet will run on the phone straight from space! Elon Musk’s company launched 54 ‘Gen 2’ satellites, knows its importance

Elon Musk’s company, SpaceX, has registered another success in the world of space. On Wednesday, SpaceX launched 54 next-generation Starlink Internet satellites and put them into orbit. The launch took place from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, United States. SpaceX’s new satellites are important because they are more powerful than first-generation models. They are said to be able to control more internet traffic and can deliver satellite internet service directly to people’s smartphones.

These satellites are also called ‘Gen 2’. SpaceX received US government approval to launch 7,500 such units. The 54 satellites launched on Wednesday were carried into space with the help of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. According to media reports, SpaceX has not given much information about these satellites, but the True Next Generation Starlink satellites have yet to be launched. To launch them, the Starship rocket will be required, the construction of which is underway.

According to the information, two and a half minutes after launch, the second stage of the Falcon 9 rocket separated from its first stage and moved forward. About 8 minutes after takeoff, the first stage successfully landed on an unmanned ship in the Atlantic Ocean. This all happened because Falcon 9 is a reusable rocket and this was its 11th flight.

After Wednesday’s launch, SpaceX reportedly set a new record by making 60 successful launches this year. The company had launched 31 last year. About 19 minutes after liftoff, the satellites separated from the second stage and reached orbit. The company currently has around 3,300 Starlink satellites in orbit. Just last week, Elon Musk had said that Starlink has a million active subscribers.

High-speed Internet service is made available to users through satellite Internet. It also works in areas where there is no broadband or mobile Internet access. Whether in remote mountainous areas or on cruise ships.

Elon Musk has announced that the Starlink satellite network will roll out the service directly to smartphones starting next year, if all goes to plan. That is, internet connectivity will be available via satellite on the phone. SpaceX and the American company T-Mobile are working together on this project. The name of the project is ‘Coverage above and beyond’. Their goal is to bring Internet connectivity to T-Mobile customers everywhere.

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