Bezos and Musk's space age rivalry isn't just about rockets

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axio

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axio

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk's space age rivalry may not play out as a war of the rockets, but as a war for your internet.

Why it matters: The two billionaire founders of Amazon and SpaceX plan to blanket low-Earth orbit with thousands of satellites that will beam broadband internet to the planet, potentially transforming how the developing world in particular accesses the web.

Read more: https://www.axios.com/jeff-bezos-elon-musk-space-satellites-dcb47f0d-25bc-4abd-ab00-ecc11126778d.html

Michael Tyrrell