Bobby from Sailing Doodles/Glamping Doodles is testing the new mobile Starlink
Starlink is Mobile and Approved for RVs!
- only works on the continent it has been bought on
- only works two months outside of your home country
- initial cost is around $700
- monthly cost is around $150. It is possible to pause the data subscription
SpaceX is launching 53 additional Satellites for their own Starlink Constellation.
It is the 18th batch of satellites for the 4th layer of the constellation. Shell 4 is in a 540km circular low-Earth orbit. These satellites are equiped with laser links.
The booster is a Block 5 and will land on a drone ship. This is the first time a booster will be reused for the 13th mission.
The mission to low earth orbit will launch from Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
Weather is 90% go according to the 45th Weather Squadron.
- Payload mass is approximately 16 tonnes
- 53 Starlink Satellites
Check your local time of launch at: www.timeanddate.com
Where to watch:
- 15 minutes before launch: SpaceX Livestream
Background information about previous SpaceX launches: Wikipedia
Starlink availability world map
Scott Manley: SpaceX's 'Wet' Fleet 2021
Why SpaceX is Making Starlink - Real Engineering: Youtube
Ellie in Space: Does SpaceX's Starlink have a first mover advantage against competitors like Amazon?
MikeOnSpace: OFFICIAL Starlink SPEED TEST results and SPACE LASERS - details on the Private Beta and Public Beta
Mark Handley: Using ground relays with Starlink
MikeOnSpace: Amazon KUIPER vs SpaceX STARLINK - Another heavyweight enters the race for Global Satellite Internet
Ben Sullins: Starlink Could Change EVERYTHING!
LTT: Gaming on STARLINK!!
Now You Know: We Test Elon’s $99 Mobile Internet | In Depth
Mediocre Coffee: Starlink vs. Telus: My Experience in Rural Alberta
Scott Manley: Graveyard Orbits Where Old Satellites Are Forgotten
Rocket engine cycles: How do you power a rocket engine?
Useful links to stay up to date on launches:
Spaceflightnow.com: Launch Schedule
Everyday Astronaut: Prelaunch Previews
NASA Spaceflight nasaspacefight.com
Track Starlink satellites: https://satellitemap.space/
Vote for my witness: @blue-witness
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