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Key government figures are backing SpaceX's plan to blanket Earth with high-speed internet

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SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, hopes to launch nearly 12,000 satellites in the coming years.
The proposed satellite constellation network would provide high-speed internet to most if not all of the world.
Ajit Pai, chairperson of the Federal Communications Commission, endorsed the project on Wednesday.
Elon Musk's SpaceX, fresh off the successful launch of the world's most powerful rocket, won an endorsement on Wednesday from the top US communications regulator to build a broadband network using satellites.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai...
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SpaceX's Ambitious Internet Satellite Project Is Set to Launch This Weekend

SpaceX's Ambitious Internet Satellite Project Is Set to Launch This Weekend

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With the inaugural launch of the super-powerful Falcon Heavy rocket now in the books, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is ready to set his sights on an ambitious project known as Starlink. On Saturday, SpaceX will launch two experimental mini-satellites-the first batch of what Musk hopes will eventually comprise a 4,000-satellite...
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