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Elon Musk teases Starlink speed will double later this year

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk teased in a tweet on Monday that the company's satellite internet service, Starlink, will double customers' internet speeds to about 300 megabits per second. In addition, Musk said that latency, the time it takes to send data from one point to the next, will drop to about 20 milliseconds later this year. 

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Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital announced Monday that the 29-year-old physician assistant — a former patient hired last spring — will launch later this year alongside a billionaire who’s using his purchased spaceflight as a charitable fundraiser.