June 16, 2015 | Raquel

These days I get internet access almost anywhere, but there are still parts of the world where this is impossible.

European aerospace company Airbus has announced plans to build the world's largest satellite constellation. Working with OneWeb it will launch 600 satellites, costing half a million dollars each, to ensure affordable internet access is available in even remote locations.

The satellites will work as hubs to establish internet connections between phones and computers. This could help us connect with more people around the globe.


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