1. Increased accessibility to high-speed internet globally.
2. Potential to bridge the digital divide in remote and rural areas. 3. Advancement in satellite technology for improved communication. 4. Opens up new opportunities for scientific research and data collection. 5. Potential for increased connectivity in disaster-stricken areas. 6. Promotes competition and innovation in the space industry.
1. Increased space debris and potential for collisions.
2. Concerns about light pollution due to the large number of satellites. 3. Possible interference with other astronomical observations. 4. Challenges in regulating and managing the growing number of satellites.
5. Environmental impact during manufacturing, deployment, and end-of-life disposal. 6. Potential monopolization of space-based internet services.
SpaceX launched a fresh batch of Starlink satellites on Oct. 21, 2023. Check out the launch here: [Watch the launch](https://www.space.com/spacex-starlink-launch-group-6-24)Credit…