SpaceX Urges FCC to Get Moving, Speed Up Satellite Approvals

From PC Mag: To speed up development of Starlink, Space is urging the FCC to implement new rules for processing satellite applications.

The company made the request in meetings with the US regulator this week, according to a SpaceX FCC filing. “These small changes, which find significant support in the record, would have dramatic benefits for consumers and American space leadership,” it says.

In particular, SpaceX wants to nix an FCC rule that requires the company to file applications “for the smallest changes to the mass, size, and physical characteristics of satellites system, even where those changes would reduce collision risk.”

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