Google satellite executive reportedly leaves to work with SpaceX

See the original posting on The Verge

Google Satellite executive Greg Wyler has left Google and has reportedly been seen frequenting the SpaceX office, according to The Wall Street Journal. Neither Wyler nor the two companies have commented on his abrupt departure, which comes just months after he was hired to assist in Google’s attempt at creating a global internet service. 

Although he is reportedly working in close proximity with billionaire Elon Musk, The Wall Street Journal cites sources as stating that the satellite communications expert is not a SpaceX employee. His departure also coincides with Google’s loss of rights to a certain radio spectrum, which is controlled by Wyler’s company WorldVu Satellites Ltd. “This could hurt Google’s aspirations in this area in the…

Continue reading…