SpaceX to Sell Satellite Laser Links for Faster Space Communication

Don Ma
By Don Ma
March 20, 2024NTD Good Morning

SpaceX has started selling satellite laser links—used for rapid in-space communication—to other satellite firms, company president Gwynne Shotwell said at a press conference on Tuesday.

SpaceX’s thousands of Starlink satellites in low-Earth orbit use inter-satellite laser links to pass data between one another in space at the speed of light, allowing the network to offer broader internet coverage around the world with fewer ground stations.

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