ABC 57: SpaceX to launch its first 60 satellites to deliver internet from space
A successful launch Wednesday would “surely put SpaceX in the lead,”.
But [NSR] has raised questions about whether SpaceX is wise to plan a constellation of satellites that could eventually total 12,000.
[NSR] expects the company will reach a tipping point at which deploying new satellites will no longer be worth it. For example, the company won’t get much benefit out of providing full coverage over the oceans.
“It is crucial to recognize the point where” the costs start to outweigh the benefits….