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    StarLink v1.0 Launch 12

    SpaceX @SpaceX
    Targeting September 17 at 2:19 p.m. EDT for Falcon 9 launch of 60 Starlink satellites from Launch Complex 39A



    https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1306378024711905280
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    Musk says they will spin-off StarLink but only after a few years.

    Also, SpaceX is allowing Washington state first responders to use StarLink...

    WA Emergency Management @waEMD
    Sep 28, 2020
    Happy to have the support of @SpaceX’s Starlink internet as emergency responders look to help residents rebuild the town of Malden, WA that was overcome by wildfires earlier this month. #wawildfire
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    Elon Musk@elonmusk
    Glad SpaceX could help! We are prioritizing emergency responders & locations with no Internet connectivity at all.
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    Sep 28, 2020
    Replying to @elonmusk @waEMD and @SpaceX
    Can you please go ipo with it and somehow let retail investors in early? Retail always gets the tail end of ipos.
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    Elon Musk @elonmusk
    We will probably IPO Starlink, but only several years in the future when revenue growth is smooth & predictable. Public market does *not* like erratic cash flow haha. I’m a huge fan of small retail investors. Will make sure they get top priority. You can hold me to it.
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    Elon Musk @elonmusk
    Sep 28, 2020
    Replying to @waEMD and @SpaceX
    Glad SpaceX could help! We are prioritizing emergency responders & locations with no Internet connectivity at all.
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    KHQ Local News @KHQLocalNews
    Elon- Any interest in a quick interview with a local news station about how this technology could be a game-changer after disasters?

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    Starlink 12 now live

    https://youtu.be/UZkaE_9zwQQ
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    Abort - reset to T-15;00

    Out of family ground sensor*

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    StarLink early speed test. More birds + laser links will make it available worldwide, faster and with lower latency.

    IMG_20201002_182857.jpg

    https://twitter.com/PPathole/status/1311906144760197123
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    StarLink 13 in the books.

    This is >800 satellites, enough for the public beta.

    Gateways being installed in Australia & New Zealand, Canada's CRTC has issued StarLink a BITS license good to 2030.
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    Oh, my...

    https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2020/10/20/...-internet.html

    Microsoft partners with SpaceX to connect Azure cloud to Musk's Starlink satellite internet

    KEY POINTS

    • Microsoft is partnering with SpaceX to connect the Azure cloud computing network to the growing Starlink satellite internet service offered by Elon Musk's company.

    • The partnership comes as Microsoft expands into the space industry, with the company a few weeks ago unveiling a new service called Azure Orbital to connect satellites directly to the cloud.

    • Azure Space and the new partnership sets up Microsoft and SpaceX to compete further with Jeff Bezos' businesses Amazon and Blue Origin, which have announced plans for similar satellite services and more.
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