06 iunie 2024

Beijing racing to deploy domestic Starlink


China is working to copy Elon Musk’s Starlink system of small satellites that enable easy access to the internet from remote locations.In late 2023, Shanghai Gesi Aerospace Technology, known as Genesat, unveiled its version of a flat-panel satellite as part of a space race with Starlink, the online newsletter The Wire China reported this week. The satellite is the size of a motorcycle and a key element of China’s space race to build its own version of Starlink’s thousands of small orbiting [...]