SpaceX & Starlink: Is Satellite Internet a Good Idea?

SpaceX plans to launch 12,000 satellites to provide world-wide internet coverage with Starlink. Is that a good idea? How fast can satellite be? Is it safe to have that satellites many in orbit? And, why has nobody attempted this before?

Well, let’s find out!

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This video wouldn’t be possible without the work of others. Here are the sources I’ve used during my research & script writing:

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