Tren Griffin+ Your Authors @trengriffin I work for Microsoft. Previously I was a partner at Eagle River, a private equity firm established by Craig McCaw. I am on the board of directors of Kymeta. Aug. 05, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

“If a lot of people want to go from X to Y at 7:30 in the morning, the bus is a great solution. If you want to go at a time when not everybody wants to go or if you want to go someplace not many people want to go to, then you’re better off going in a taxi.” https://www.geekwire.com/2019/good-news-bad-news-seattles-spaceflight-satellite-rideshare-market-heats/ 

"SpaceX is targeting 18 to 21 launches for 2019, not including Starlink. That rate is consistent with previous years — SpaceX launched 18 times in 2017 and 21 times in 2018 — but lower than the 30 to 40 annual launches the company forecasted in 2017."  https://spacenews.com/spacex-to-launch-dozens-of-starlink-satellites-may-15-more-starlink-launches-to-follow/ 

Is $15,000 a kilogram for a small payload competitive given increasing supply that will become available line soon? Price drops to opportunity cost of capital?  https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/08/spacex-enters-competition-for-smallsat-launch-contracts-with-a-low-low-price/l 


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