SpaceX asks ITU for permission to launch 30,000 more Starlink satellites
SpaceX is doubling-down on its orbital broadband project and has filed paperwork with the ITU to launch 30,000 more Starlink satellites.
The ITU (International Telecommunication Union) is a global body which governs the allocation of international bandwidth. Any launch requires the ITU's permission to ensure fair, safe, and responsible satellite deployments.
SpaceX already has permission for 12,000 satellites to be launched. If the request for further launches is granted, a constellation of 42,000...