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An off-grid Starlink user achieves ‘infinite WiFi’ with 300 watts of solar

A Starlink user is running their setup purely on solar energy, allowing them to live an enviable off-grid lifestyle. The Starlink customer, Steve Birch, who works in facility management, is powering SpaceX’s internet service completely off-grid. The service, which has recently gained significant public attention for its role in the Ukraine conflict, allows users to

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Vehicle Drives 53 Additional Starlink Satellites To Orbit – SatNews

On Wednesday, May 18, at 6:59 a.m. ET, SpaceX launched 53 Starlink satellites to compliment their continually growing smallsat constellation from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This was the fifth flight for the Falcon 9 first stage booster supporting this mission, which previously launched Arabsat-6A, STP-2, COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation FM2,

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Elon Musk’s Starlink Competitor, Nelco-Telesat, Gets Fibre Broadband Speeds, Low Latency in Satellite Internet Trial

Tata Group’s Nelco, in partnership with Canadian satellite operator Telesat, has conducted its first trial of satellite internet services in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. The trial, which comes ahead of the two’s potential launch of commercial services in 2024, reportedly saw success in terms of stability of network connectivity. According to reports, the Nelco-Telesat service could

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Quebec invests in Starlink | Advanced Television

Today (May 18th), a Falcon 9 rocket will launch another 53 of Elon Musk’s Starlink broadband satellites into their transfer orbit. The launch comes alongside news that Quebec’s government, in addition to having already invested in Telesat’s proposed Lightspeed satellite constellation, is also putting cash into Starlink. The move reflects Quebec’s intention to offer a

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SpaceX launches Starlink 4-18, third Starlink mission in five days

SpaceX launched its 47th Starlink mission with the latest Starlink mission. Starlink Group 4-18 set sail on a flight-proven Falcon 9 from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC), at 6:59 am EDT during a single-second instantaneous launch window. Starlink Group 4-18 is the 21st SpaceX launch and 14th Starlink mission of

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Polkadot LivingFree Tiny House with Starlink

Written by Jimmy Hirst The Polkadot LivingFree tiny house will be a star attraction at the upcoming Noosa Electric Vehicle Expo on Sunday, 19 June. Here are a few of the features that will be demonstrated in this working prototype of a self-powered tiny house on wheels that is affordable, eco, mobile, modular, versatile, as

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Watch SpaceX launch 53 new Starlink satellites early Wednesday

SpaceX plans to launch 53 more Starlink internet satellites and land the returning rocket on a ship at sea early Wednesday morning (May 18), and you can watch all the action live. A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket topped with 53 Starlink spacecraft is scheduled to lift off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on

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High-Performance Dish for Likely Starlink Business Tier Gets FCC Approval

SpaceX seems to have finally secured regulatory approval to sell the premium Starlink Business dish to customers in the US.  On Monday, the FCC granted(Opens in a new window) a license for a “high-performance” end-user terminal for Starlink that can emit a more powerful signal. The same terminal has also been “ruggedized” to better withstand

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SpaceX set for another Starlink launch from Kennedy Space Center

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX will launch yet another batch of Starlink satellites into space Wednesday from Florida’s Space Coast. Launch of the Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled for 6:20 a.m. from Kennedy Space Center launch pad 39A. [TRENDING: Become a News 6 Insider (it’s free!)] As of Tuesday, weather conditions were 80% “go” for liftoff.

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What SpaceX Starlink Project Means For Fiji

Fiji’s ‘telecommunications hub of the Pacific’ status is a natural choice for SpaceX. We have access to international via the Southern Cross Cable and the recently landed SX Next, and regionally, Fiji is directly connected to eight Pacific Island countries via subsea cables, the latest is New Caledonia. Amalgamated Telecom Holdings

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Satellite Internet At The Fore With Viasat And Starlink

imaginima/iStock via Getty Images By helping thousands to stay connected during the Ukraine conflict after the country’s ground-based telecommunications infrastructures were destroyed by the invaders, both Starlink (STRLK) and Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:NASDAQ:VSAT) have provided a new perspective on satellite-based internet. While privately held Starlink, as SpaceX’s (SPACE) internet broadband unit, gets most of the media

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SpaceX Satellite Launch Tops 2,500 for Starlink Network

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket on Friday from California’s Central Coast with another batch of 53 Starlink internet satellites, pushing the total number of spacecraft launched in the network above 2,500, including testbeds and prototypes already cycled out of the fleet.The Falcon 9 lifted off at 3:07:50 p.m. PDT (6:07:50 p.m. EDT: 2207:50 GMT)

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SpaceX launches Starlink satellites | News

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE (AP) — A SpaceX rocket carried 53 satellites for the Starlink internet constellation into orbit, Friday, after blasting off from California. The Falcon 9 booster lifted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base at 3:07 p.m., and minutes later the first stage landed on a droneship in the Pacific Ocean while the

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StarLink satellites the bright lights in Sydney sky

Trails of bright lights struck Sydney’s skies over the weekend but, despite their UFO-like appearance, astronomers say something slightly closer to Earth was responsible: Elon Musk’s StarLink company. Dozens of satellites from the SpaceX subsidiary were launched on Saturday (Sydney time) from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, as they made their way south-east

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Back-to-back Falcon 9 Launches of Starlink Within 24 Hours, Completing SpaceX’s 19th and … – Latest Tweet by SpaceX

Back-to-back Falcon 9 launches of Starlink within 24 hours, completing SpaceX’s 19th and 20th launches of the year pic.twitter.com/6C3vntNSzN— SpaceX (@SpaceX) May 14, 2022 (SocialLY brings you all the latest breaking news, viral trends and information from social media world, including Twitter, Instagram and Youtube. The above post is embeded directly from the user’s social

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SpaceX launches Starlink 4-15 mission, expands booster fleet

SpaceX launches Starlink 4-15 mission, expands booster fleet – NASASpaceFlight.com We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.OkRead more Read more at www.nasaspaceflight.com

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Feds Funding Over $1M for Starlink Internet in Rural Manitoba

May 14, 2022 9:52 AM | News The federal government will spend more than $1 million to fund high-speed Internet to 1,162 rural Manitoba households. Ottawa’s Universal Broadband Fund is providing $1,045,800 to connect communities to Starlink’s satellite network, including St. Laurent, Twin Lakes Beach, Laurentia Beach and Oak Point, Manitoba. The funding will allow

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SpaceX launches Starlink satellites | KELOLAND.com

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, CA (Associated Press) — A SpaceX rocket has carried 53 satellites for the Starlink internet constellation into orbit. The Falcon 9 booster lifted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California Friday afternoon. Minutes later, the first stage landed on a droneship in the Pacific Ocean. The second stage continued toward low Earth orbit, and SpaceX later confirmed that all satellites had been deployed. Authorities: One dead following 2-vehicle crash Starlink is a space-based system that SpaceX has been building for years to bring internet access to underserved areas of the world. Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX has

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SpaceX launches Starlink satellites from California

A SpaceX rocket carrying 53 satellites for the Starlink internet constellation has blasted off from California. VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — A SpaceX rocket carrying 53 satellites for the Starlink internet constellation blasted off from California on Friday. The Falcon 9 booster lifted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base at 3:07 p.m. and minutes later the first stage landed on a droneship in the Pacific Ocean while the second stage continued toward low Earth orbit. Satellite deployment was scheduled occur about an hour later. Starlink is a space-based system that SpaceX has been building for years to bring internet

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Starlink Mission Launches from Vandenberg > Vandenberg Space Force Base > Article Display

By Michael Peterson, Space Launch Delta 30 Public Affairs / Published May 13, 2022 VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. — A SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket carrying a Starlink mission launches from Space Launch Complex-4E on May 13, 2022, at 3:07 p.m. PDT, Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. This launch marks the fourth Starlink deployment from Vandenberg, and the twenty-third Falcon-9 launch from SLC-4E. (U.S. Space Force photo by Michael Peterson) Read more at www.vandenberg.spaceforce.mil

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Musk’s Starlink Internet Is Now Available in 32 Countries

SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet service has now rolled out to 32 countries, the company said Thursday. The hardware can ship “immediately” to areas where the service is available. A map shared by Elon Musk’s space company shows that Starlink is available in much of the US, Europe and New Zealand, in addition to chunks of Canada, Australia and South America. Many of the remaining countries and areas show availability coming in 2023. This includes some parts of the US and all of Africa. Starlink is expected to roll out in Kentucky in 2023. Screenshot by Ry Crist/CNET Starlink raised its prices

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SpaceX: Starlink broadband is now available in these 32 countries

on May 13, 2022 | Topic: Space Elon Musk’s SpaceX-led Starlink broadband-beaming satellites now offer coverage across most of the US, Mexico, and significant coverage of Canada and Europe, as well as Australia and New Zealand.   All in all, SpaceX claims Starlink is available in 32 countries as shown in an updated map. People who’ve ordered the service from areas on map marked as “available” will have their Starlink terminals shipped “immediately”, the company said in a tweet.  The coverage map indicates Starlink is available in most of the US, the southern part of Canada, all of Mexico, most

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Starlink now available to ship immediately in 32 countries

SpaceX’s satellite internet service Starlink is now available in 32 countries around the world, the company has announced. Impressively, Elon Musk’s space company says it’ll ship “immediately,” contrary to earlier issues that caused customers to wait months to receive their dishes. Starlink shared a screenshot on Twitter showing the service’s availability map, which shows the service as “available” across most of Europe and North America, as well as parts of South America, Australia, and New Zealand. Much of the rest of the world, including the entire continent of Africa, is shown as “Coming Soon” with availability expected at various points

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Elon Musk: Russia is ramping up cyberattacks on Starlink in Ukraine

SpaceX’s Starlink internet communications systems in Ukraine are experiencing increasing cyberattack from Russia, the company’s founder Elon Musk said this week. SpaceX, with the help of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has sent at least 5,000 Starlink terminals to the country, whose cities have been besieged by Russian forces since February.  But Musk says it’s been a difficult environment. “Starlink has resisted Russian cyberwar jamming & hacking attempts so far, but they’re ramping up their efforts,” he wrote on Twitter Tuesday (May 10). According to a Reuters report, which Musk also shared, a coalition of countries have

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What Is Starlink Internet, and Should You Use It?

Starlink If you live in a rural or remote area with unreliable or non-existent internet connectivity, Starlink is often touted as a solution for all your broadband woes. But what is it, and does it even make sense for you? Serving the Underserved Starlink is a satellite internet provider that is a part of SpaceX, a rocket manufacturer. It offers high-speed broadband connectivity. Although it started by providing internet access to people in the United States, the company has since expanded its availability to over a dozen markets worldwide. Over time, Starlink hopes to offer its services throughout the world.

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As U.S. blames Russia for KA-SAT hack, Starlink sees growing threat

TAMPA, Fla. — Elon Musk says Russian hackers are increasing efforts to take down SpaceX’s Starlink broadband service amid the war in Ukraine. “Starlink has resisted Russian cyberwar jamming and hacking attempts so far, but they’re ramping up their efforts,” Musk tweeted May 10.  Earlier that day, the United States formally blamed Russia for a late February cyberattack on Viasat’s KA-SAT satellite internet network. “Today, in support of the European Union and other partners, the United States is sharing publicly its assessment that Russia launched cyber attacks in late February against commercial satellite communications networks to disrupt Ukrainian command and

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Viasat Quotes NASA To Try To Place Starlink Under Lengthy FCC Review

A group of 792 Starlink satellites operating in 12 orbital planes rendered by Mark Handley on YouTube. Image: Mark Handley/YouTube As part of the ongoing tussle at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about Space Exploration Technologies Corporation’s (SpaceX) Starlink small satellite low Earth orbit constellation, satellite internet provider Viasat has argued that statements made by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) merit the FCC opening an environmental review for SpaceX’s satellite service. Starlink and Viasat are currently at odds over whether the Commission should approve the former’s request to allow SpaceX to use its new rocket currently under development

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Elon Musk: Russian efforts to jam Starlink are ‘ramping up’

Elon Musk has said that Russian attempts to jam or otherwise hack the Starlink satellite communications network have been thwarted so far, but these efforts continue – and are ramping up.  The Starlink and Tesla chief was responding to a news story about how the European Union and the US with its Five Eyes partners were blaming the Russian military for a cyberattack on Viasat’s KA-SAT network earlier this year.  The attack occurred on February 24, one hour before Russian military invaded Ukraine. It caused communication outages across public authorities, businesses and users in Ukraine, and also affected users in several EU

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Elon Musk Says Russia Has Ramped up Efforts to Jam SpaceX’s Starlink

Russia has ramped up efforts to hack SpaceX’s Starlink internet in Ukraine, Elon Musk said. So far, Starlink has managed to resist Russia’s attempts to hack the technology, Musk said. Starlink’s satellite network has helped Ukrainians to stay online during the war. Loading Something is loading. Elon Musk said on Tuesday that Russia has increased its efforts to jam SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet in Ukraine, but hasn’t succeeded. “Starlink has resisted Russian cyberwar jamming & hacking attempts so far, but they’re ramping up their efforts,” Musk tweeted. The SpaceX CEO linked a Reuters article, published on Tuesday, which reported that

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Starlink Group 4-15 | Falcon 9 Block 5

Featured image credit: SpaceX Lift Off Time May 14, 2022 – 20:40 UTC | 16:40 EDT Mission Name Starlink Group 4-15; the sixteenth launch to Starlink Shell 4 Launch Provider(What rocket company launched it?) SpaceX Customer(Who paid for this?) SpaceX Rocket Falcon 9 Block 5, B1073-1 Launch Location Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40), Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, USA Payload mass ~16,250 kg (~35,800 lb) (53 x ~307 kg, plus dispenser) Where did the satellites go? Starlink Shell 4; 540 km circular low-Earth orbit (LEO); initial orbit: 318 x 305 km at 53.22° Did they attempt to recover the

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Remote Quebec homes getting high-speed internet access with Elon Musk’s Starlink – Montreal

Quebec says it will use the services of Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk to connect thousands of remote homes in the province to high-speed internet by the end of September. The provincial government said Monday it would invest $50 million to offer about 10,000 remote homes to Starlink satellite internet, which is operated by another one of Musk’s companies, SpaceX. The homes are located far from the province’s fiber-optic cable network. Trending Stories Premier François Legault says high-speed internet is essential because of the rise in remote work and the need to develop the regions outside big cities. Story

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Quebec partnering with Elon Musk’s Starlink to provide high-speed internet to regions

The Legault government will use the services of Tesla founder Elon Musk’s company to fulfill its promise to bring high-speed Internet access to underserved areas before the end of its mandate. Just over 10,000 remote homes will be connected by the American company’s service. Starlink’s low-earth orbit satellites, operated by SpaceX, were the best technological solution to connect the households most difficult to reach by fibre optics, said Gilles Belanger, the parliamentary assistant to the premier for high-speed Internet, at a press conference in Sherbrooke on Monday. Because of their geographical remoteness, some homes can’t be connected

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China ‘Deeply Alarmed’ By SpaceX’s Starlink Capabilities That Is Helping US Military Achieve Total Space Dominance

Of late, Chinese military observers have been increasingly concerned about the potential of SpaceX’s Starlink satellite network in helping the US military dominate space, especially so, in the wake of the Ukraine war, where Elon Musk activated Starlink satellites to restore communications that had stopped because of shelling by the Russian troops. A recent commentary in the official newspaper of the Chinese armed forces suggested that the international community should be on high alert for the risks associated with the Starlink satellite internet system, as the US military could potentially use it for dominating outer space. The commentary came one

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Russian Space Agency Head Threatens Elon Musk Over Starlink In Ukraine

The head of Russia’s space agency is threatening Elon Musk with consequences for supplying satellite internet to Ukraine with SpaceX’s Starlink system.  On Saturday, Dmitry Rogozin, the head of Roscosmos, posted a message to his Telegram channel(Opens in a new window), condemning Musk for expanding Starlink’s service to Ukraine, which is facing an ongoing invasion from Russia.  In the message, Rogozin accused Musk of supplying the Starlink dishes to the Ukrainian military, which he described as “Nazis.” “Elon Musk is thus involved in the supply of fascist forces in Ukraine with military communications,” Rogozin  added. “And for this you will

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SpaceX Starlink launch spawns spectacular glowing cloud

The aftermath of a SpaceX Starlink launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 6, 2022 sprawls across the sky before dawn in this stunning view. (Image credit: SpaceX) Space coast residents got a treat early Friday (May 6) when SpaceX’s the latest Starlink satellite fleet launch spawned an eerie glowing cloud that shined like some medieval fantasy monster in the predawn sky. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket topped with 53 of SpaceX’s Starlink Internet satellites successfully lifted off at 5:42 a.m. EDT (0942 GMT) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Professional photos from SpaceX captured the

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– SpaceX – Launches

On Friday, May 6 at 5:42 a.m. ET, SpaceX launched 53 Starlink satellites from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This was the 12th flight for the Falcon 9 first stage booster supporting this mission, which previously launched Crew Demo-2, ANASIS-II, CRS-21, Transporter-1, Transporter-3, and now seven Starlink missions. Read more at www.spacex.com

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SpaceX launches Starlink mission after ISS astronauts’ splashdown

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A 230-foot SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket delivered dozens of Starlink internet satellites to orbit on Friday, just hours after astronauts returned from the International Space Station. The 5:42 a.m. ET launch from Kennedy Space Center’s pad 39A marked the 45th dedicated flight for Starlink, a SpaceX-built network of satellites that deliver internet connectivity to users on the ground. The rocket’s first stage, flying its 12th mission, was recovered by the Shortfall of Gravitas drone ship shortly after liftoff. SpaceX has launched some 2,500 satellites for Starlink. Due to decaying orbits and malfunctions, however, the constellation stands at roughly 2,000 satellites.

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SpaceX adds $25 portability monthly fee for Starlink service

Elon Musk’s SpaceX rolled out a $25 monthly fee this week for customers who seek to relocate their Starlink internet service satellite dishes. “Portability enables customers to temporarily move their Starlink to new locations and receive high-speed internet anywhere Starlink provides active coverage within the same continent,” SpaceX wrote in an email to customers on Wednesday, copies of which were seen by CNBC. Users who activate the feature will see the base price for Starlink service increase to $135 a month, from $110 a month. Notably, many users in the past year self-reported on social media that they were able

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3 months after Piscataquis rejected broadband funding, official couldn’t communicate during earthquake

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — When a minor earthquake shook Sebec more than a week ago, Piscataquis County’s Emergency Management Agency director couldn’t get online to notify and update residents because of the spotty internet where she lives. “I could not get online from home in order to just update our webpage,” Director Jaeme Duggan said. “A lot of people heard it, felt it, thought houses were exploding because there was a bottleneck situation in our area [and] so many people jumped on Facebook.” Duggan relies on the agency’s hot spot when she works from home, but the connection was poor when the earthquake

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Elon Musk’s Starlink Still Can’t Seem To Answer Basic Customer Support Emails

from the not-that-innovative dept We’ve noted for a while now how Elon Musk’s Starlink low-orbit satellite broadband service isn’t going to have the impact many think. For one thing, the service can currently only provide service to a maximum of around 800,000 subscribers globally. For context, around 20-40 million people in the U.S. lack broadband, and 83 million live under a broadband monopoly (usually Comcast). Even with everything working perfectly, we’re talking about a service that’s only going to make a very tiny dent in a very large problem. And Starlink, as a business, isn’t working perfectly. The lack of capacity (plus some supply

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@heydave7 Starlink is Awesome for RV’s, Camping or Any Activity Away from Cities – Latest Tweet by Elon Musk

Starlink is awesome for RV’s, camping or any activity away from cities— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 3, 2022 (SocialLY brings you all the latest breaking news, viral trends and information from social media world, including Twitter, Instagram and Youtube. The above post is embeded directly from the user’s social media account and LatestLY Staff may not have modified or edited the content body. The views and facts appearing in the social media post do not reflect the opinions of LatestLY, also LatestLY does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.) Read more at www.latestly.com

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