SpaceX lost 40 Starlink satellites due to geomagnetic storm

SpaceX, Fast start to 2022 and the latest starlink He had a special job. This post dated February 3 is bad concluded.

SpaceX, last week Falcon 9 loaded on rocket 49 Starlink satellites into lower Earth orbit. Only 9 of these satellites survived. It was announced that 40 satellites could not stay in orbit due to the geomagnetic storm and became unusable by burning through the entrance to the atmosphere. A geomagnetic storm, also known as a magnetic storm, is characterized as a temporary disruption of Earth’s magnetosphere in conjunction with the Sun.

Of course, 40 satellites lost are not few, but they will not affect the project deeply. According to a previous statement by SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, it is currently in orbit. 1,469 Starlink satellites are active. According to Musk, 272 satellites are on their way to operational orbit. The company is expected to serve dozens of different Starlink missions in 2022.

For those who still don’t know, a little while ago SpaceX starlink A new package for the service has also been announced. As a reminder, the service is normally monthly. $99 has a price. In order to be able to connect to the internet from space, $499 you have to make a hardware expense (antenna, special router, etc.). In this package, a speed of 50 Mbps to 250 Mbps can be obtained, with a delay of 20-40 ms.

Starlink Premium The package is monthly for individuals. 500 dollars It provides speeds between 150 Mbps and 500 Mbps. This high speed requires a special antenna, and for this antenna and other hardware, a one-time $2,500 spending is mandatory.

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