Elon Musk Eyes Satellite Deal in Brazilian Amazon

SÃO PAULO—Elon Musk, the world’s richest person, flew to Brazil on Friday to announce a plan to connect thousands of schools in the Amazon to the internet and help monitor illegal logging across the world’s biggest rainforest.

In a joint statement with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro , the Space Exploration Technologies Corp. chief executive said he planned to get 19,000 of the most remote schools online by using the Starlink satellite networkof his rocket company, SpaceX. Mr. Musk didn’t give any more details on the project.