SpaceX, Google Cloud In Data Center Deal

Hawthorne-based SpaceX and Sunnyvale-based Google Cloud said on Thursday that the two are in a new partnership, where Starlink will locate its ground stations within Google's data center properties. According to Google Cloud and SpaceX, the deal will provide low-latency and reliable delivery of data from Starlink's satellites to locations on the network edge connected into Google's cloud. Financial details of the partnership were not announced. The two said the direct connectivity to Google's cloud through Starlink is expected to be available in the second half of 2021.