21 Starlink Satellites Launch

SpaceX, the leading aerospace company founded by Elon Musk

March 19, has added another milestone to its long list of achievements with its successful launch of 21 Starlink satellites

The Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX company

Starlink's satellites provide satellite-based internet connectivity to some of Earth's most underserved areas

The Starlink network is designed, owned, and operated by SpaceX

According to a Survey, at present, there are more than 8,000 active satellites revolving around the Earth

More than half of those satellites, about 4,500, are controlled by Elon Musk and his company

Elon Musk said in February 2021 that the satellites he sent were traveling on 25 orbital planes clustered between 53 degrees north and south of the equator

the satellites form a mesh network while in orbit, which helps enable uninterrupted internet connectivity over vast distances