Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed that SpaceX has just hit a milestone of 100,000 Starlink terminals shipped, Tesla North is reporting. So far, SpaceX has launched over 1,700 satellites into orbit and has received orders for nearly 600,000 potential customers.
100k terminals shipped!https://t.co/Q1VvqVmJ2i
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk)
At present, SpaceX’s low-Earth orbit satellite internet solution is now available in the following 14 countries:
- United Kingdom
- The Netherlands
- New Zealand
Additionally, the company has also launched a pilot test of the internet service in Chile. “Our license applications are pending in many more countries. Hoping to serve Earth soon!”, added Musk.
SpaceX has recently detailed Gen2 of its Starlink satellites, which are larger and more powerful than its predecessors. SpaceX said in its filing to the FCC it wants to send nearly 30,000 of these satellites to orbit at nine different altitudes.