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Starlink satellite internet service gets 500,000 preorders, Musk says

Starlink satellite internet service gets 500,000 preorders, Musk says

5/5/2021 4:40:00 AM

Starlink satellite internet service gets 500,000 preorders, Musk says

Spac eX has received more than 500,000 preorders for its Starlink satellite internet service and anticipates no technical problems meeting the demand, founder Elon Musk said on Tuesday.

, responding to a post from a CNBC reporter that said the $99 deposits SpaceX took for the service were fully refundable and did not guarantee service."More of a challenge when we get into the several million user range," Musk said.SpaceX has not set a date for Starlink's service launch, but commercial service would not likely be offered in 2020 as it had previously planned.

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The company plans to eventually deploy 12,000 satellites in total and has said the Starlink constellation will cost it roughly $10 billion. Read more: Reuters Top News »

Baby bongo: Critically endangered antelope makes debut at Polish zoo

A baby mountain bongo, born two weeks ago at Warsaw Zoo in Poland, was enjoying one of its first walks outside with her mother on Thursday after a cold spell kept her indoors until now.

Don’t we know now whether it was offered in 2020?