Elon Musk and SpaceX have staked their legacy on a spaceship capable of carrying a hundred passengers to Mars. But to pay for that dream, SpaceX is trying to sell broadband internet service delivered by more than 1,000 small satellites. http://ow.ly/nbma30p1M8H
This won’t be easy: SpaceX must drive down hardware and software costs to the point where it can deliver fast, reliable service at a price that competes with other broadband services, while finding enough underserved markets to provide scale. 📸: John Raoux/AP
From manufacturing challenges to a range of competitors, here’s a look at what Musk and SpaceX must overcome to successfully deliver internet service via satellites: http://ow.ly/nbma30p1M8H
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