As Startups Launch More Satellites, Teams Are Focused on Finding Efficiencies
It's getting crowded up there. In yet another space race driven by privatization, startups are launching projects to get more satellites into Earth's low orbit. Having more satellites closer to Earth can increase internet connectivity in underserved locations. It can also reduce the lag time of transferring data from above, which is a major appeal for industries such as financial trading that rely on having the fastest connections.