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CBS News 6 Oct 2020

SpaceX launches 13th batch of Starlink internet satellites


Shrugging off a Falcon 9 launch abort last week and a scrub Monday, SpaceX fired 60 more Starlink internet satellites into orbit Tuesday, the 13th batch in a fast-growing global network of broadband relay stations. CBS Los Angeles reports.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center Tuesday morning carrying satellites into orbit. (Oct. 6)
After six years, two successful test flights and a multibillion-dollar investment in American enterprise, NASA launched four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday, the first government-certified flight of a commercially developed SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft.
Four astronauts blasted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sunday night, riding atop a SpaceX Falcon rocket. They should reach the International Space Station late Monday for a five- to six-month stay. (Nov. 15)
China has long been pushing for a greater role in global internet governance.
Now it says it wants to build a common cyberspace community.
President Xi Jinping says his nation is ready to cooperate on a shared internet infrastructure with other countries.
China strictly controls the internet and censors its content.
It recently proposed regulations that could restrict the powers of tech companies.
And it's being accused by the US of using the internet to pose security threats.

Einar Tangen, China expert
Jody Westby, cyber security specialist
Max Eiza, Lecturer at university of Central Lancashire

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