Double the total number of satellites ever launched.
SpaceX turned heads around the world on February 6 with the first-ever launch of Falcon Heavy. The 230-foot-tall rocket's three boosters helped push Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster into space, peeled off after running low on fuel, and then...Show More Summary
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After SpaceX successfully blasted three satellites into space early Thursday morning, the company tried to catch the Falcon 9 rocket's expensive nosecone, also known as a fairing, on a ship in the Pacific Ocean. The vessel, named "Mr. Show More Summary
Astronomers believe this was their last chance to catch the car as it fades deeper into space.
The BBC reports that a SpaceX launch this week, which had the primary aim of putting a Spanish radar satellite into orbit, also carried equipment to trial the delivery of broadband from space. According to the report, by the mid-2020s SpaceX plans to operate more than 4,000 satellites that will be able to connect any […]
In the coming years, the company [SpaceX] hopes to launch 4,425 interlinked broadband-internet satellites into orbit some 700 to 800 miles above Earth, plus another 7,500 spacecraft into lower orbits. That's nearly 12,000 satellites,...Show More Summary
SpaceX is now one step closer to delivering broadband access via satellite, as it’s successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket (seen above) that delivered two Starlink demo satellites into low-earth-orbit. The company’s been working onShow More Summary
Earlier oday, SpaceX successfully launched and deployed its first two test satellites for Starlink, the rocket company's own constellation of housands of communications satellites that aims to provide worldwide broadband internet access...Show More Summary
Elon Musk's SpaceX launched another rocket on Thursday morning, successfully sending three satellites into space. After the Falcon9 took off from Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Santa Barbara, a lucky flight from Hawaii to LAX got an up-close look at the rocket as it made its way towards space. Show More Summary
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's defense minister said on Thursday that Boeing, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX and other U.S. aerospace companies have expressed interest in launching rockets from its Alcantara military base near the equator and visited the site in December.
Early today, a Falcon 9 rocket delivered the PAZ radio communications satellite, along with a pair of SpaceX-owned internet satellites, to low-Earth orbit. It was an otherwise routine launch and deployment, save for the attempt to recover the rocket's payload fairing -- a feat that's never been tried before. More »
Elon Musk’s internet in space project took to the stars Thursday with SpaceX Corp. launching two experimental satellites that will form the base of the company’s Starlink broadband service. The two satellites, named Tintin A and Tintin...Show More Summary
SpaceX has launched the first two prototypes for the global communication satellite service it wants to develop. The company expects to put over 10,000 satellites in orbit. The post SpaceX Launches First Satellites to Extend Broadband Coverage appeared first on ExtremeTech.
“Don’t tell anyone, but the Wi-Fi password is ‘martians,’” Musk says.
The experiment was part of Musk's ongoing attempt to reuse as much rocket equipment as possible.
SpaceX launched into orbit a commercial payload with two prototype communications satellites intended to pave the way for an eventual constellation of thousands of similar internet-via-space satellites.
SpaceX launched two of its own satellites into space on Thursday morning, and if you watched the webcast of the launch, you probably only remember hearing about the primary payload: a Spanish Earth-observation satellite called Paz. While the primary payload is important, it’s the two other satellites that deserve more attention. Show More Summary
SpaceX is the undisputed king of commercial spaceflight at the moment, thanks in large part to its highly efficient method of landing and reusing its Falcon 9 rocket boosters. In an effort to take its reusable rocket dreams one step further, the company attempted to recover another piece of hardware during its launch earlier today. Show More Summary
SpaceX launched two experimental satellites on Thursday. The satellites are designed to test Starlink, a concept to bathe all of Earth in high-speed broadband internet using a fleet of 12,000 satellites. Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX,...Show More Summary