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businessIf Starlink Succeeds Then SpaceX Revenue Will Be More Than Double NASA’s Budget

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Nextbigfuture has calculated how the Super Heavy Starship will make deploying the Starlink satellite network $1 to $2 billion cheaper to launch than with Falcon 9s. The Super Heavy Starship will be able to deploy over five times the number …

satellitesSpaceX Starlink Will Not Be for High-Frequency Trading

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The SpaceX Starlink satellite network will not for high-frequency trading. It is for the productivity of tens of thousands of finance people in each finance city pair. Latency makes each communication people and machines, machines and machines slower. It is …

chinaChina Mission in Lunar Orbit and May Race SpaceX for Next Lunar Manned Mission

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China’s dark side of the moon mission has now reached lunar orbit. China’s four-ton lander entered lunar orbit on Wednesday. They should be landing on the moon January 3rd, 2019. If the landing and operation is successful, this will be …

internet of thingsSpaceX Will Launch 64 Satellites Tomorrow

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Tomorrow SpaceX will launch 64 satellites at one time which would be a US record. Eight of the satellites will be from companies building a global Internet of Things (IoT) by revolutionizing satellite communications. Most of today’s IoT devices, such …

businessSpaceX Super Heavy Starship makes Starlink Satellite Network Cheap

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We do not know any details about the radical change to the SpaceX Spaceship Super Heavy (aka BFS/BFR) design. However, if the design enables SpaceX to hit the $2 billion lower-end development cost then SpaceX has the money to develop …

cubesatRocket Lab launched seven small satellites

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Rocket Lab launched seven payloads to orbit yesterday. The mission, named ‘It’s Business Time,’ marks Rocket Lab’s second successful orbital launch and deployment of customer satellites. Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle lifted-off from Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand’s Māhia …

satellitesBetter communication between financials cities could pay for SpaceX Starlink

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SpaceX Starlink will provide the lowest latency and high 100 Gigabit per second connections. Light travels 45% faster in vacuum versus fiber optic cable. Lasers for Starlink satellites will enable fast low latency connections. The top ten financial cities could …

economic impactSpaceX Low Latency Starlink Satellite Network Will Be Massively Profitable

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SpaceX has US Federal Communications Committee (FCC) approval to build a constellation of 4,425 low Earth orbit communication satellites. It will use phased array antennas for up and downlinks and laser communication between satellites to provide global low-latency high bandwidth …

canadaFCC will approve Kepler, LeoSat, Telesat and SpaceX satellites

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The FCC will be voting to approve several companies with new non-geostationary satellite constellations. Viasat (California) will only launch 20 medium-Earth-orbit satellites instead of 24 as per their original plan. Kepler will create a new satellite system for the Internet …

futureSpaceX Borrowing to Global Internet and BFR future

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SpaceX will probably have about $1.5 billion in revenue in revenue in 2018 and then $2 billion in revenue in 2019. SpaceX is raising $500 million in a loan which will help fund the SpaceX BFR and the buildout of …