Briefly: Following earlier reports that Google was finalising a $US1 billion investment in Elon Musk's zany new space internet project, SpaceX has confirmed a new round of funding worth — you guessed it — $US1 billion. The new investors include not only Google but also Fidelity, Founders Fund and others. The new investors now own slightly less than 10 per cent of SpaceX's new venture.
Google (And Friends) Just Invested $US1 Billion In SpaceX Internet
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