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Elon Musk Expanding Starlink Internet Services

  Starlink Links to Moving Planes, Ships, Semi-Trucks and RV's                                                                                Source:  SpaceX New, Space Based Broadband Connectivity SpaceX CEO Elon Musk wants to deploy his Starlink satellite constellation to provide internet connectivity to moving aircraft, ships at sea, semi-trucks and RVs on the road through his satellite based internet network.  SpaceX is currently working on an antenna that would provide vehicles the connectivity to pull in the internet while in motion. SpaceX Needs FCC Approval to Expand Services Musk says the service is not for Tesla cars because the user terminal is much to large for a car.  It is for large moving vehicles and vessels.  Musk is asking the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for authorization to deploy the antennas.  This is another example of Musk looking at the world and seizing upon another unmet need as a big business opportunity.  Starlink promises to provide inexpens

Airstream, Carbon Neutral Camping & RVs

  Airstream and National Forest Foundation Program                                                         Source:  Airstream Planting Nearly 200,000 Trees to Offset Carbon Emissions US based RV and camper company Airstream is buying nearly 200,000 trees to neutralize emissions from all of its RV and camper trailers bought in 2021.  It is donating enough money to the National Forest Foundation in the US to plant the trees to neutralize the emissions.  It is a step in the right direction for the RV and camper trailer industry.  Named  the Caravan to Carbon Neutral, it also allows Airstream owners to contribute additional money to plant more trees that they personally fund. RV and Camper Sales Are on the Rise Because of COVID Airstream is a luxury RV manufacturer based in Ohio. In the past year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, RV and camper sales are up 6%. The reason is that people feel safer traveling personally distanced within their own family unit.  Airstream says it is growing an