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Space race to bring satellite internet to the world may be five to ten years away
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Space race to bring satellite internet to the world may be five to ten years away

Internet beamed from space is a priority for isolated zones more than cities & still at least 5-10 years away.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off; delivers 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit
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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off; delivers 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit

All 10 newly launched satellites are communicated with Iridium’s network operations centre.

SpaceX successfully deploys 10 more Iridium NEXT satellites in the lower Earth orbit
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SpaceX successfully deploys 10 more Iridium NEXT satellites in the lower Earth orbit

Elon Musk-backed SpaceX will now launch the remaining 10 satellites for Iridium later this year.

SpaceX has launched 7 satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket including two earth observing ones for NASA
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SpaceX has launched 7 satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket including two earth observing ones for NASA

The Iridium Next communications satellites that SpaceX is launching with GRACE-FO will build up that company's satellite constellation.

Iridium Communications says its 10 satellites launched by SpaceX are functioning as expected
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Iridium Communications says its 10 satellites launched by SpaceX are functioning as expected

Iridium said the 10 Iridium NEXT satellites are in early stages of testing and validating process.

SpaceX delays launch until January as the company did not receive license to fly from FAA
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SpaceX delays launch until January as the company did not receive license to fly from FAA

Elon Musk's SpaceX has been forced to delay the return of its rockets to flight until January as an investigation continues into a launch pad explosion earlier this year, the tech billionaire' s company said on Wednesday.