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May 17, 2019
SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of Starlink satellites pushed by days in second scrub this weekSpaceX's tweeted that it wants to 'update satellite software and triple-check everything again' before launch.
May 13, 2019
SpaceX gears up to launch sixty demo Starlink internet satellites on 15 MayThe Starlink satellites look snugly placed inside the Falcon 9's nosecone in Musk's recent tweet.
May 08, 2019
Starlink: SpaceX to launch dozens more 'test' internet satellites on 15 MayThe first of SpaceX's satellites in the Starlink network were launched to orbit in February 2018.
Apr 28, 2019
FCC gives SpaceX green light to fly internet-beaming satellites in a lower orbitSpaceX has already produced a bunch of Starlink satellites and is on track to start launching them in May.
Apr 26, 2019
Alphabet Inc's internet providing Project Loon to get a $125 million boost from SoftbankLoon, spun out from Alphabet’s business incubator in July, carries the gear with a long balloon, while HAPSMobile uses a drone.
Jul 20, 2018
Google's Loon balloons to deliver internet access to tough terrains in KenyaThe balloons will be tested in central Kenya, which is difficult to service due to difficult terrain.
Dec 31, 2017
A Google Project Loon internet balloon crashes in KenyaGoogle announced that it was "years closer" to deliver internet to remote parts of the world using high-flying balloons.
Dec 15, 2017
Alphabet’s X division to sell Andhra Pradesh govt technology for providing high-speed wireless internetThe agreement is an outgrowth of X’s Project Loon, which on several occasions has beamed cellphone service to Earth from a network of large balloons.
Nov 10, 2017
Project Loon has delivered internet services to 100,000 people in Hurricane Maria-hit Puerto Ricohe Project Loon is providing internet services to these people who have web access AT&T communications and have 4G LTE-enabled handset.
Oct 07, 2017
Google to provide emergency cellular service using Project Loon balloons in hurricane-hit Puerto RicoIn the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has struggled to regain communications services. The FCC said on Friday that 83 percent of cell sites remain out of service, while wireless communications company are deploying temporary sites.