Google May Help SpaceX Create Satellite Internet Network
SpaceX wants to launch a satellite Internet network, and Google might be helping fund the project.By Mikah Sargent | January 20, 2015
You know how Facebook wants to provide Internet to everyone on the planet? Well, now Google is looking to give Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies a hefty $1 billion investment to do the same thing.
According to The Information, Google's investment comes "after its own effort to create an Internet-beaming satellite constellation unraveled." The project is expected to cost around $10 billion and take no less than five years to launch.
Google has actually been trying its hand at several methods of bringing Internet to the world.