SpaceX needs Starlink to improve and expand across three major areas at once: customer hardware, business models, and the satellite network. It’s a challenge no one in the satellite industry has attempted. What’s more, Musk’s Martian dream of multi-planet humanity may depend upon it.
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Compared to the rapid-fire tempo of SpaceX Starlink and OneWeb’s upcoming return to launch operations in December, Telesat’s pace to build a global LEO broadband constellation is glacial.