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Ars Technica's SpaceX to offer Starlink public beta in six months, Musk says says

Meanwhile, SpaceX launched another 60 Starlink satellites yesterday. The launch, as Musk noted, gives SpaceX "420 operational Starlink satellites."

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Question: The SpaceX CEO's not-so-mysterious affinity for the number 420 aside, I'm wondering if SpaceX has more satellites in orbit than any other company; if so, when did that begin to be true, if not, when will it be?

note: By "has the most" I'm asking primarily which company owns or at least operates the most, but if there is an interesting or compelling answer based on which company built the most it would be good to know!

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    $\begingroup$ 420 = 60 x 7 but weren't there a few operational duds? $\endgroup$
    – uhoh
    Apr 24 '20 at 1:54
  • $\begingroup$ oh, perhaps Tintin are operational? (currently unanswered!) $\endgroup$
    – uhoh
    Apr 24 '20 at 2:41
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As of January 2021, SpaceX has launched more than 1000 of their Starlink satellites into orbit. Of those launched, over 950 are currently active and in orbit. This number is a sizeable percentage of the ~3000 total active satellites in orbit and more are being added on a weekly basis.

No other company really comes close to SpaceX's numbers:

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