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SpaceX Lifts Two of Its Own Prototype Satellites Into Orbit

By The Wall Street Journal

SpaceX launched into orbit a commercial payload with two prototype communications satellites intended to pave the way for an eventual constellation of thousands of similar internet-via-space satellites

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  • Every time Space X launches a new craft, I’m reminded that the commercial space industry has completely supplanted the public sector. This is generally a good thing as it seems that the advances are far more rapid and the funding is not dependent on politics. But it’s sad that NASA sits moribund.

  • the privatization of space continues!

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