Facebook’s Aquila Critical for Free Internet After SpaceX Explosion : Zuckerberg Undeterred, Musk Awaiting Root Cause

Did Facebook rely on SpaceX too much for delivering internet connectivity to the masses as part of its Internet.org initiative? Or is Elon Musk’s SpaceX program just too risky? Is Elon Musk involved in too many projects with SpaceX, Tesla and now SolarCity? Or whether the explosion of the SpaceX rocket which was carrying Facebook’s AMOS-6 satellite at Cape Canaveral this week […]

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Drone Delivery of Internet Access to Billions : Aquila by Zuckerberg and Facebook

Facebook is on a mission to provide Internet access to less privileged people across the globe. In a recent blog by Jay Parikh, Global Head of Engineering and Infrastructure, he announced that Facebook Connectivity Lab has completed the first full-scale test flight of Aquila, a high-altitude unmanned aircraft. Think of Aquila as a large drone that runs on solar power and […]

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