The Starlink project promoted by Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is favored by the outside world. SpaceX said on Tuesday (4th) that it has received 500,000 copies of the Starlink project satellite network. Road service reservation order.
Siva Bharadvaj, SpaceX’s space operations engineer, stated during the live webcast of the 26th Starlink Project satellite launch that so far, more than 500,000 people have placed orders or paid deposits for the Starlink Project.
The company re-launched 60 Starlink network broadband satellites via Falcon 9 on Tuesday, only 5 days from the last launch, the 10th launch since 2021, and the overall mission. The 26th time. The latest launch brings the total number of Starlink satellites into orbit to about 1,500.
The goal of the Starlink project is to launch and build a satellite network composed of more than 40,000 satellites to provide network services to rural areas with imperfect telecommunications infrastructure or remote areas with sparse populations.
SpaceX began offering beta versions for customers in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Mexico, the United States, and Canada since October last year. The service price is US$ 99 per month , which can be fully refunded, but there is no service guarantee. According to documents from the Federal Communications Commission, as of February, more than 10,000 users have been accumulated.
SpaceX’s more than 500,000 orders indicate that demand for the service continues to grow. However, it is still unclear about the number of users per month, or the region where Starlink will provide network services and the date of launch. SpaceX expects to be able to cover almost the entire world by the end of this year, and plans to launch other products in the rest of this year.