SpaceX Launches 53 Starlink Satellites From California:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Developments in Science and Technology.   Context: SpaceX recently launched a rocket carrying 53 satellites for the Starlink internet constellation from California Onboard Falcon 9 rocket. SpaceX has already launched more than 2,500 Starlink satellites to date but plans to loft many more.   What is the Starlink project? The Starlink …

Jio Platforms to provide satellite broadband services:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Developments in Science and Technology.   Context: Jio has formed a joint-venture with Luxembourg-based SES to deliver satellite broadband services across India.   How? The joint venture will use multi-orbit space networks that is a combination of GEO (geostationary equatorial orbit) and MEO (medium earth orbit) satellite constellations capable of …