Nov 15, 2022

A US company just deployed world’s largest communication satellite

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The 693-square-foot array is designed to provide 5G broadband connectivity directly with cellular devices via 3GPP standard frequencies.

Bluewalker 3 satellite, a test satellite by Texas-based firm AST SpaceMobile deployed its largest commercial communications array ever flow in space, in low Earth orbit, the company announced on Monday. The satellite was launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in September, Interesting Engineering.

AST SpaceMobile.

The 693-square-foot (64 square meters) array is designed to directly provide 5G broadband connectivity with cellular devices via 3GPP standard frequencies. According to the release, the satellite could have a field of view of over 30,000 square miles on the surface of the Earth.

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