SpaceX to launch first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service

SpaceX to launch first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service

Elon Musk’s SpaceX was due to launch 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Wednesday, part of his rocket company’s plan to sell Internet service beamed from space to fund his grander interplanetary ambitions. In a call with reporters ahead of the evening launch, the billionaire entrepreneur praised the "fundamental goodness" of his mission to expand internet connectivity globally but cautioned that success was far from guaranteed.

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