Home Tags Satellites

Tag: Satellites

SpaceX's second-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launches the Arabsat-6A communications satellite from NASA's Launch Complex 39-A at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on April 11, 2019.

Elon Musk says SpaceX will try its ‘most difficult launch ever’ early Tuesday morning. Here’s how to watch live video of the 3rd-eve...

On June 24, the world's most powerful operational rocket will try launching 24 payloads — including an atomic clock and human cremains — into orbit.
An illustration of NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock project.

SpaceX is about to launch a remarkable atomic clock for NASA that may change how we explore space

If the Deep Space Atomic Clock experiment works, it could enable future robots and astronauts to navigate through space without help from Earth.
An illustration of Starlink, a fleet or constellation of internet-providing satellites that may one day surround the world.

SpaceX just unleashed its first 60 Starlink high-speed-internet satellites and recorded a ‘weird’ video of the maneuver

SpaceX's founder, Elon Musk, said the first Starlink internet satellites would look "like spreading a deck of cards on a table" while entering orbit.
An illustration of Starlink, a fleet of internet-providing satellites that may one day surround the world.

SpaceX launched a rocket carrying 60 Starlink satellites tonight in a global high-speed internet gambit. Watch the rocket lift off and deploy its payl...

Elon Musk's SpaceX hopes to launch the first 60 internet-providing satellites of its Starlink network on Thursday between 10:30 p.m. and midnight ET.
A video posted to Chinese social media appears to show the loss of a top-secret military satellite aboard a Long March 4C rocket on May 23, 2019.

Video shows a top-secret Chinese space mission failing in mid-flight — China’s second rocket loss of the year

Videos and photos posted to Chinese social media show the mid-flight destruction of a Long March 4C rocket and a reported military payload on top.
An illustration showing around 4,400 satellites in SpaceX’s planned Starlink constellation (left) and company founder Elon Musk at a news conference in March (right).

Elon Musk has a 2027 deadline to surround Earth with high-speed Starlink internet satellites — but the service would work far sooner than that

SpaceX founder Elon Musk said that, while the company's Starlink internet network calls for 12,000 satellites, only 1,000 are needed to make a profit.

Elon Musk says SpaceX will broadcast ‘kind of weird’ video of Starlink’s first 60 satellites as they shuffle into orbit tonight

SpaceX founder Elon Musk said the first 60 Starlink internet satellites would look "like spreading a deck of cards on a table" while going into orbit.
Jeff Bezos (left) and Elon Musk.

Elon Musk just trolled Jeff Bezos on Twitter, and it could reignite a years-old feud between the billionaires

Elon Musk's tweet responded to Amazon's plans to launch thousands of satellites that would deliver high-speed internet to remote parts of the world.

Amazon hired a former SpaceX exec to launch its satellite constellation plan after he was fired by Elon Musk

Rajeev Baydal was SpaceX's VP of Satellites before reportedly being fired in June.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Amazon to launch a constellation of 3,236 satellites to help people who don’t have access to high-speed internet

Amazon's satellite plan is codenamed 'Project Kuiper' and could cost billions of dollars, according to GeekWire.