In recent weeks Elon Musk has confirmed that he is looking at creating a 4,000 satellite worldwide internet network with his team at SpaceX in Seattle. Before this, he was rumored to be considering working with satellite internet pioneer Greg Wyler on a new ~700 satellite network called WorldVu, in which Google is an investor. However, it appears Elon decided to go it alone, and Wyler has instead partnered up with fellow space pioneer Richard Branson.

Google previously invested in Wyler’s satellite company O3B Networks, and he was for a time a Google employee, rumored to have been in the…

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