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Here’s What Foreign Interference Will Look Like in the 2020 Election

The incentives for foreign countries to meddle are much greater than in 2016, and the tactics could look dramatically different.

SpaceX launches first Starlink internet satellites

SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space company, is planning to launch 60 of its own satellites in a single launch expected May 15, the first of more than 4,000 spacecraft planned for the Starlink network. If successful, the flight will make SpaceX the frontrunner in a tight race to be the first operator of an internet satellite network, as SpaceX is the only competitor with its own rockets. SpaceX is one of several, including OneWeb, Telesat and even Amazon, that are investing in plans to launch thousands of satellites that aim to deliver internet connections to customers below.