SpaceX has provided documents to the telecommunications authorities that reveal plans to launch 30,000 small satellites into space. The number, roughly triple the amount ever launched by humans in history, adds to the already 12,000 approved by telecommunications companies for SpaceX to shoot into space.
The last documents were sent last week to the International Telecommunication Union, a UN agency that coordinates the launch of satellites.
The documents reveal that SpaceX founder, Elon Musk, plans to shoot 20 lots of 1,500 satellites at a time into space.
Mr Musk's plans will need to jump through the shackles of several other telecommunications and space agencies before SpaceX gets ready.
Thus, it may be several years before the satellites are fully launched into the Earth's near-space region.
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The satellites are used to create a wireless Internet service called Starling.
The goal of this is to blanket the earth in a high-speed, low-latency, and low-cost Internet access.
Even a partial distribution of Starlink would help those who are back on Earth believing that the financial sector would benefit drastically, as well as allowing more rural areas of the planet to connect with the World Wide Web.
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This cycle in the past has led to fierce violence debate over satellite deployment and space missions as the earth's gravitational pull is effectively home to thousands of pieces of garbage.
SpaceX has assured that the satellites will refrain from adding to this problem and has also announced that it is about to make the satellites black in order to reduce their impact on astronomy.
Although the number of satellites proposed, despite measures to reduce the impact of their presence, is outstanding.
This will undoubtedly lead to risks, claims Hugh Lewis at the University of Southampton.
He said: "With that many satellites, it needs to be a very, very close look at the risk of collision, disposal and re-entry.
" SpaceX should have learned a lot from its first generation of 60 Starlinks, but yes The more satellites you have in a given space volume, the more close you will have. ”
Last month, Mr Musk updated avid supporters of SpaceX's Starship development and where the company was with what is hoped to meet the first manned mission to Mars.
Mr Musk tweeted a string of pictures of the partially finished stainless steel vehicle that was lifted onto a carrier.
entrepreneur also raised several questions that followers had been asked to him.
He explained that the prototype will be at 166 meters and will weigh 1400 tons when filled.
But he said he aimed to have the ships weighted down to just 120 tonnes after later models were built.