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"SpaceX approval from the FCC to launch Starlink. So they're working on worldwide broadband satellite internet, that will bring connective to basically everywhere on the planet. This is a huge step for SpaceX. They are going to be the first company with a humongous spread of satellites that encompasses the whole earth that will be bringing said lake communications to a lot of people that just don't have access to a right now. People in rural areas people in desert's people in you know, weird climates sort of out in the middle of nowhere. They're going to be able to connect with everybody else. The spread of information is going to be available for everybody anywhere. Any time. Thanks to this new FCC ruling. And usually we know SpaceX from its commercial launch business. They help Nassauer how they take things up to the ISS and take satellites up into space, but the satellite internet industry. It's going to bring space sexes worth to a whole new level. And it's going to spend that money and it's alternate goal to make humanity a multi planetary species by going to the red planet Mars. So this business will it'll fund things like newer bigger. Better. Rockets will also help enhance the things that they already have. So they can put the work in in make the rockets that they already have even better more economical and also work on projects like Rovers in Landers for Mars Gwynne shot. Well, who's the president of? Spacex said this approval underscores the FCC's confidences SpaceX his plan to deploy its next generation satellite. Constellation and connect people around the world with reliable and affordable broadband service in this idea for these internet satellites it's been around for awhile. There's about four thousand of these satellites that Elon Musk's talked about since about twenty fifteen and he said that it's going to be generating revenue to pay for a city on Mars as we said back, then so yeah, this idea in his head the whole time that speech sex wasn't just going to be a rocket company. He needed a way to fund his vision of sending humanity to Mars and everything else this space x does they're going to be building on the technologies that they build now going to be billing on them in the future to make bigger better faster, more powerful rockets, that'll take humanity to Mars and beyond and the Starlink will be paying for it. So you have C C head. Previously okayed a series of startling satellites in the past, but this new one this new approval tweak some stuff and it covers four thousand four hundred nine satellites now in each one of these satellites ways eight hundred and fifty pounds and one thousand five hundred eighty four of them had been moved from their eleven fifty kilometer altitude to a much lower five hundred fifty kilometers and that lower altitude will bring the lanes down to fifteen milliseconds super fast for satellite internet to of SpaceX is competitors one web and Keppler communications have both claimed that this lower altitude could cause interference with the communications between the ground and the satellites in but the FCC isn't buying it. And they denied that claim"