4 Reasons Why Starlink is a Terrible Investment

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“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it” George Santayana  In 2015 Elon Musk presented Starlink as the next revolution in global internet satellite communications. This constellation of twelve thousand small satellites is already under construction with 120 spacecraft already launched aboard the Falcon 9 rocket in the last six months. The network is expected to achieve fledgling operation in the next two years. Nevertheless the Starlink constellation is a remix of a thirty year old business model that was originally a spectacular failure.  The Schadenfreude of Iridium The story began in 1988 in Chandler Arizona…....

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Dave Rauschenfels I began my career in manufacturing as a tech analyzing the origin of production problems. Then after ten years I realized that I was only investigating part of the problem. Today I am a freelance research analyst and ghostwriter for consulting companies. My work has also been published in Curious Droid and DisrupterDaily.