Very-Low Earth Orbit Constellations

Very-Low Earth Orbit (VLEO) constellations are underway from two major players in the satellite business. Elon Musk’s Space-X Starlink now has 297 operational satellites with more planned. Richard Branson’s OneWeb has currently deployed 40 satellites, also with more planned. These systems could provide internet service where none exists, and where the cost and quality of existing services are problematic. VLEO constellations offer much lower latency than previously available internet services. 

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