In May, Musk said the low-Earth orbiting satellite network had received more than 500,000 preorders for its internet service and anticipates no technical problems meeting demand.
The team behind SpaceX’s growing satellite internet network Starlink is in talks with “several” airlines to beam internet to their airplanes.
The FCC found that allowing lower orbits for Starlink satellites “does not create significant interference problems.”
Elon Musk is aiming to set yet another milestone in rocket recycling.
SpaceX and Kymeta aren’t the only competitors in the satellite connectivity race.
More Starlink satellites were put in orbit last year than had been launched by all the rocket providers in the world in 2019.