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Sunday, September 19, 2021

CONTINUITY: Weekly Space Report: Starship and Starbase Developments, Inspiration4, Starlink Laser Satellite Links

Separately, Elon Musk appears to have confirmed that Starlink will be used to provide global coverage for satellites in Earth orbit using Ka band microwave or laser links to Starlink satellites. This could be a game changer for those operating low Earth orbit constellations, who now must rely on occasional passes over ground stations or costly geosynchronous relays.

Posted at September 19, 2021 10:46