Elon Musk's Starlink project 42000 Satellites low-cost internet

Elon Musk's Starlink project 42000 Satellites low-cost internet

Starlink is a satellite constellation development project underway by American Elon Musk's Company SpaxeX to develop a low-cost, high-performance Satellite bus and requisite customer ground transceivers to implement a new space-based internet communication system.

SpaceX has develoyed 62 satellites as of May 2019  and plans to deploy 60 more per launch, at a rate of one launch every two weeks beging November 2019. 

In total, nearly 12,000 satellites will be deployed and later possibly up to 42,000 satellites. 
If this traget will be achived as per plan to it will be first time in history and create new revolution in the filed of internet communication. 

The expected cost of Statlink will be around 60 billion dollars As detailed in a 2016 revenue projection by the "Wall Street Journal", SpaceX estimated that by 2025 its launched services would be pulling down approximately $5 billion in revenue, which was dwarfed by the projected $30 billion for its Starlink internet services.

The has not released anydetailed about the pricing structure for its internet service or how much ground station for users will cost. 


Space Technology Cell (STC) Inaugurated at IIT Guwahati, Guwahati
The MoU for the seventh Space Technology Cell (STC) in the series was signed by   Director, IIT Guwahati and Dr P V Venkitakrishnan, Director, Capacity Building Programme Office (CBPO), ISRO HQ, on 24th May 2019 at IIT Guwahati.

The other existing STCs are located at other premier institutions like IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay; IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee.  Space Technology Cells set up in these premier institutes in the country play a major role in taking up the space technology research and applications to the newer heights.


Artemis the lunar exploration program of NASA

Artemis is the lunar exploration program, innovative new technologies and systems to explore more of the Moon than ever before. We will collaborate with our commercial and international partners to establish sustainable missions by 2028. And then we will use what we learn on and around the Moon to take the next giant leap – sending astronauts to Mars.


The agency will fly two missions around the Moon to test its deep space exploration systems. NASA is working toward launching Artemis I in 2020, an uncrewed flight to test the SLS and Orion spacecraft together. Artemis II, the first SLS and Orion flight with crew, is targeted for launch in 2022. NASA will land astronauts on the Moon by 2024 on the Artemis III mission and about once a year thereafter. 




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