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Talks of a possible SpaceX collaboration with Verizon social media leviathan Facebook have actually been distributing in line with SpaceX’s ambitious plan to reach Mars.

A current report recommends that Elon Musk and SpaceX is in major talks with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pertaining to SpaceX’s ambitious Mars objective, telecom huge Verizon is supposedly signing up with the effort.

It is of note that these reports are still thought about speculation as there have been no reported confirmation of these talks or if any offers have actually been struck for the possible collaboration. It is likewise possible, if talks certainly happened, that it might not have anything to do with SpaceX’s Mars mission.

Amidst the rocket surge last September, it seems SpaceX is intent on pressing trough with a 2017 launch, though there have been no announcements from SpaceX or Musk if all the problems in the Falcon 9 booster rockets are currently addressed in addition to issues regarding its unsuccessful flight.

SpaceX recently submitted an application with the FCC for the implementation of 4,425 satellites aiming to supply a variety of broadband and communication services domestic, commercial as well as government institutions covering the whole world. The system wants to provide each user up to 1 Gbps in broadband connectivity if the system were to be put in place, according to < a href="” rel =” nofollow” target=” _ blank” > Mobipicker. The planned initial 800 satellites SpaceX is planning to release will be enough to cover the entire U.S. along with offer global coverage for its broadband services. Worth keeping in mind is that each satellite will be as big as a small cooper and will be orbiting Earth at altitudes in between 715-790 miles or 1,150-1,275 kilometers respectively.

Approval of the FCC application would considerably benefit Facebook and Verizon in case the rumored collaboration with SpaceX ever happens in the future. Worth keeping in mind too is NASA’s choice in selecting SpaceX to supply launch services for its Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission scheduled for launch in April 2021, according to < a href="http://” rel =” nofollow” target =” _ blank” > NASA.< iframe src="" width=" 560"
height=” 315″ frameborder=” 0″ > Dec 01, 2016 03:29 AM EST By< a rel=" author" title =" Noi Ramirez" href ="" > Noi Ramirez, UniversityHerald Reporter

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