Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches 53 more Starlink satellites into orbit

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches 53 more Starlink satellites into orbit before Falcon 9 rocket lands on a boat to be used again SpaceX launched its latest fleet of 53 Starlink internet satellites into orbit today Used two-stage Falcon 9 rocket carried payload into space before landing at sea Booster launched from NASA’s Pad 39A at … Read more

SpaceX and Blue Origin reusable rockets are POLLUTING the atmosphere, study warns

SpaceX and Blue Origin reusable rockets are POLLUTING the atmosphere: Exhaust fumes from rocket engines could affect Earth’s climate, study warns Rise of low-cost space flight ‘increasing engine exhaust pollution in atmosphere’ That is the conclusion of new study carried out by University of Nicosia in Cyprus They believe it could increase mesospheric CO2 and … Read more

SpaceX to launch a crew of NASA and ESA astronauts

SpaceX will take an international crew of astronauts to the ISS tomorrow, in a Crew Dragon capsule named ‘freedom’ after the first American in space, Alan Shepard. Known as the Crew-4 mission, it will carry NASA’s Kjell N. Lindgren, Robert Hines, and Jessica Watkins, and ESA’s Samantha Cristoforetti to the ISS from NASA’s Kennedy Space … Read more

SpaceX astronauts name their spacecraft Freedom in tribute to first American in space Alan Shepard

SpaceX crew name their new Dragon capsule ‘Freedom’ in tribute to Alan Shepard – the first American in space – and his Freedom 7 capsule: Spacecraft will take astronauts to the ISS NASA will send the next crew to the International Space Station from April 19 With Jessica Watkins, Robert Hines, Kjell Lindgren and Samantha … Read more

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says Starship will make launch this year awaiting FAA approval in March

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave an update on the highly-anticipated interplanetary Starship rocket which he aims to take to the Moon in 2025 and later Mars, during a  press conference at his Starbase in Texas on Thursday.   Musk, 50, told the crowd that he believes he could successfully launch the Starship spacecraft into orbit by the end of … Read more

SpaceX Starlink to offer new ‘top tier’ broadband speeds for $500 per month

SpaceX is launching a new ‘top tier’ for its Starlink satellite broadband customers, offering speeds of up to 500Mbps – but with an eye watering $500/month price tag. The Elon Musk-owned firm began rolling out its internet service to customers last year, and now has approximately 145,000 users in 25 countries worldwide. Its service has been … Read more

SpaceX on target to launch a rocket a week in 2022

Elon Musk-owned SpaceX is on target to launch a rocket a week throughout 2022, including delivering hundreds of Starlink satellites into low Earth orbit. This would be a remarkable achievement for the space firm, building on 31 launches last year – carrying a combination of private and government payloads.    ‘That’s an incredible pace,’ said Sandra … Read more

SpaceX’s Starlink dish is attracting CATS that crawl on it to warm themselves up

Cats are known to sit on objects to mark their territory with pheromones, but a recent image of five felines huddled on Starlink dish is a more bizarre seating choice. Twitter user Aaron Taylor shared the snap online, noting the cats are using the dish to stay warm. ‘Starlink works great until the cats find … Read more

Chinese citizens slam Elon Musk over claims his Starlink satellites threatened space station

The Shenzhou-12 spacecraft is launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on June 17, 2021 in Jiuquan, Gansu Province of China, carried on the Long March-2F rocket, to Chinese Tiangong space station July 19, 1964: China took its first official step into space, launching and recovering an experimental biological rocket carrying white mice. April 24, … Read more