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    Starlink explained: What to know about Elon Musk’s satellite internet venture

    The SpaceX Falcon 9 lifting off from Kennedy Space Center in May last year. Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service/Getty Images When you think of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, chances are good that you think of his electric car company Tesla or his space-exploration venture SpaceX (to say nothing of his history of stirring up controversy on social media, or smoking weed with Joe Rogan). Maybe you just know him as the second-richest person on Earth (Jeff Bezos retook the top spot earlier this year).  Before long, though, something else might come to mind when you think of Musk: a venture called Starlink that seeks to sell internet connections to almost…