SpaceX said the launch satellites for Internet distribution
Company SpaceX, owned by Elon musk, plans to launch more than four thousand satellites for distribution of high speed Internet until 2024. To launch spacecraft into orbit around the Earth will use reusable launch vehicles Falcon 9, which will reduce costs.
On Thursday, may 4, according to CNBC.
Patricia Cooper, Vice President of SpaceX on Affairs of state, the company will begin testing prototypes in 2017 and will launch the first satellite before the end of the year. The second unit will be launched into orbit around the Earth in 2018.
To perform this task, SpaceX uses reusable launch vehicles Falcon 9. This will allow you to reduce costs and to send into space 4425 units, which will act at a height of 1110 to 1325 miles.
In March 2017, SpaceX launched the Falcon 9 first stage which is already went into space. Nine minutes later, the rocket successfully landed on a platform in the Atlantic ocean.