SpaceX’s Starlink Business Might Go Public. Tesla Shareholders Could Benefit.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

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The commercial space industry is growing, giving investors new options to invest, but the white whale of space, SpaceX, remains private.
Elon Musk,
CEO of both Tesla and SpaceX, took to Twitter Wednesday evening to explain when that might change.

Musk said Starlink. the part of SpaceX that is rolling out high-speed space-based internet service, could become a publicly traded company when its revenue is “reasonably predictable.” A publicly traded stock in Starlink would be a far bigger deal than the various small-capitalization space startups that have listed by merging with special-purpose acquisition companies, or announced plans to do so.

Revenue predictability is “a few years” away…

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