Download Cat Videos In The Middle Of Nowhere, Thanks To Google's New Satellite Fleet

Hundreds of millions of prospective internet users may soon be granted access thanks to a new satellite fleet being developed by Google. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google has noted that "nearly two-thirds of the world's citizens have no access to the Internet at all", and they seek to remedy that via a combination of small satellites and drones.

The satellites, which are being developed for Google by O3B Networks (whose title refers to the "other three billion" people sans internet access) weigh in at a significantly small 250 pounds, and travel around 5,000 miles above the Earth's surface. Four satellites are currently in use, with four more slated to launch next month.

Read more about Google and O3B's project here.

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