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World’s Richest Men, Musk and Bezos, Fight Over Satellite Fleets

  • Amazon objects to SpaceX plan for lower spacecraft orbit
  • Titans argue over who is hamstringing whose satellite fleet
Jeff Bezos
Jeff BezosPhotographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The world’s two richest men are duking it out before U.S. regulators over celestial real estate for their satellite fleets.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to operate Starlink communications satellites at a lower orbit than first planned.