CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA—The FCC has approved a controversial SpaceX plan to fly part of its initial 4,425-member Starlink broadband satellite constellation at half the altitude approved in its original license, a plan that drew wide criticism from satellite operators concerned about interference and other issues.  The FCC ruling, issued April 26, will allow SpaceX to proceed with the launch of an undisclosed number of Starlink satellites as early as next month. Its amended ...

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