The ads will consist of a series of very small satellietjes – ‘CubeSats’, which each have a reflecting sail, carrying about ten meters in diameter. The cube-shaped satellites will be in orbit around the earth at about 400 to 500 km altitude, where they reflect sunlight to light-emitting words or logos.also Read Cosmic fireworks: Japan launches meteor shower on order
The first ruimteadvertenties of StartRocket would be in 2021 to be launched. They would only be in the dark are visible and almost anywhere on earth. Per day, according to StartRocket about three or four different messages are projected. In addition, the system can also be used for emergency situations, writes the company on its website: the authorities can, on the basis of the display in the space are important messages to communicate to the public. the
Currently, the start-up of a prototype of the satellite is ready. Next year they would start with the first tests, as shared CEO Vladilen Sitnikov to NBC News. About the way in which the satellietjes in the space launched would be or how much it would cost to have a space to place your ad, StartRocket no information yet price. If the technology is effective, will work and whether StartRocket sufficient funds to start, is also still a question mark.
Scientists, however, have major objections against the project.
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