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Showing posts with label @SpaceX. Show all posts
Showing posts with label @SpaceX. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

SpaceX to launch Starlink and BlackSky satellites into orbit today. Here's how to watch live


SpaceX to launch Starlink and BlackSky satellites into orbit today. Here's how to watch live


Article Excerpt: "... A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Starlink mission from Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Liftoff is scheduled for no earlier than 11:59 a.m. EDT (1559 GMT). You can watch SpaceX's Starlink launch webcast..."


Reference: www.space.com

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Watch SpaceX launch an updated GPS satellite for the US Space Force


Watch SpaceX launch an updated GPS satellite for the US Space Force


Article Excerpt: "... This is the third GPS satellite model of its kind to launch into orbit and SpaceX’s second time launching a GPS spacecraft. Called GPS III SV03, it’s part of a block of satellites known as GPS III, designed and built by Lockheed Martin..."


Reference: www.theverge.com

Friday, June 26, 2020

A SpaceX rocket will launch Starlink and BlackSky satellites today. Here's how to watch.


A SpaceX rocket will launch Starlink and BlackSky satellites today. Here's how to watch.


Article Excerpt: "... SpaceX is continuing its rapid launch cadence as the private spaceflight company prepares to launch its third set of Starlink satellites in just three weeks ..."


Reference: www.space.com

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

SpaceX's Satellite Internet Teases Email Invites for Public Beta Tests


SpaceX's Satellite Internet Teases Email Invites for Public Beta Tests


Article Excerpt: "... The company’s website for Starlink has been updated with a new email newsletter that'll notify applicable users when they can sign up for an upcoming public beta trial..."


Reference: www.pcmag.com

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Marshall boosts historic test flight of SpaceX


Marshall boosts historic test flight of SpaceX


Article Excerpt: "... A team at Marshall Space Flight Center’s Huntsville Operations Support Center joined teams at Kennedy, SpaceX’s mission control center in Hawthorne, California, and NASA’s Johnson Space Center in monitoring the launch. “I’m feeling so excited about this incredible accomplishment,” Marshall’s Steve Gaddis, launch vehicle deputy manager for the Commercial Crew Program, said. “It’s taken many people and many years to get here. The Marshall team has contributed in many significant ways. Working with our SpaceX Commercial Crew partner ..."


Reference: www.theredstonerocket.com

Monday, June 8, 2020

SpaceX’s plan to fly humans across globe in 30 minutes with Starship rocket revealed


SpaceX’s plan to fly humans across globe in 30 minutes with Starship rocket revealed


Article Excerpt: "... “Basically, what we're going to do is we're going to fly BFR like an aircraft and do point-to-point travel on Earth, so you can take off from New York City or Vancouver and fly halfway across the globe. “You'll be on the BFR for roughly half an hour or 40 minutes, and the longest part of that flight is actually the boat out and back." This is not a pipe dream though, Ms Shotwell reiterated, adding that the wheels are already in motion..."


Reference: www.express.co.uk

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

SpaceX is launching another rocket on Wednesday: Here’s how to watch


SpaceX is launching another rocket on Wednesday: Here’s how to watch


Article Excerpt: "... On Wednesday, June 3, the SpaceX team will begin its next mission, sending another batch of internet-providing satellites into low-Earth orbit. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will lift off from Cape Canaveral in Florida before deploying 60 small satellites for the ambitious Starlink project..."


Reference: news.yahoo.com

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

SpaceX, NASA scrub historic Demo-2 launch due to weather


SpaceX, NASA scrub historic Demo-2 launch due to weather


Article Excerpt: "... Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were supposed to launch from Florida aboard a Falcon 9 rocket at 4:33 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Hans Koenigsmann, a vice president at SpaceX, said earlier in the week that preparations were complete, but to get off the ground, the team would need "the weather gods ... working with us."..."


Reference: www.cnet.com

Friday, May 22, 2020

President Trump says he may attend SpaceX manned rocket launch


President Trump says he may attend SpaceX manned rocket launch


Article Excerpt: "... Two US astronauts on the Crew Dragon will take off May 27 from Kennedy Space Center with help from SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. They are to dock at the International Space Station, which is currently housing two Russians and one American. Sanitary conditions are being carefully controlled as the United States continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic..."


Reference: yahoo.com

Walton Goggins Narrates ‘NASA & SpaceX’ Docu On Launch Of Falcon 9 Rocket For Discovery & Science


Walton Goggins Narrates ‘NASA & SpaceX’ Docu On Launch Of Falcon 9 Rocket For Discovery & Science


Article Excerpt: "... NASA & SpaceX: Journey to the Future is set to air May 25 at 9 p.m. PT/ET on Science and at 10 p.m. PT/ET May 26 on Discovery. Discovery also will air the NASA/SpaceX launch live on May 27..."


Reference: www.msn.com

Monday, May 18, 2020

SpaceX Set to Launch Starlink Satellites With Special Visors to Stop Their Light From Ruining Astronomy


SpaceX Set to Launch Starlink Satellites With Special Visors to Stop Their Light From Ruining Astronomy


Article Excerpt: "... the spacecraft will feature a special "visor" that the company is testing in an attempt to lower the brightness of the satellites. According to the company's founder Elon Musk, the experimental visor should help to reduce the brightness of the satellites..."


Reference: www.newsweek.com

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

How to watch Elon Musk's Starlink at night this week


How to watch Elon Musk's Starlink at night this week


Article Excerpt: "... SPACEX'S Starlink satellites will be visible this week. Find out how you can watch the Starlink satellite trains at night..."


Reference: www.express.co.uk

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Elon Musk’s SpaceX reduces brightness for Starlink internet satellites after astronomer complaints


Elon Musk’s SpaceX reduces brightness for Starlink internet satellites after astronomer complaints


Article Excerpt: "... Starlink satellites have appeared as bright streaks across images taken by telescopes, ever since SpaceX launched the first mission almost a year ago..."


Reference: www.cnbc.com

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

SpaceX returns to the launch pad, and there are a few things to watch for


SpaceX returns to the launch pad, and there are a few things to watch for


Article Excerpt: "... SpaceX has targeted Wednesday afternoon for the next launch of its Falcon 9 rocket from a pad at Kennedy Space Center. This mission will launch the sixth batch of operational Starlink satellites, bringing the company closer to offering initial broadband Internet access to North America. However, the Starlink-6 launch—set for 3:37pm ET..."


Reference: arstechnica.com

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 60 more Starlink satellites, but booster landing fails


SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 60 more Starlink satellites, but booster landing fails


Article Excerpt: "... able to place another batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into the planned orbit. The first stage, however, was unable to pull off what would have been its fifth landing, instead chalking up SpaceX's second unsuccessful recovery in the past three flights..."


Reference: www.cbsnews.com

Saturday, March 7, 2020

SpaceX launches station supplies, nails 50th rocket landing


SpaceX launches station supplies, nails 50th rocket landing


Article Excerpt: "... The Dragon capsule, meanwhile, hurtled toward a Monday rendezvous with the space station. It's the 20th station delivery for SpaceX, which has launched nearly 100,000 pounds of goods to the orbiting outpost and returned nearly that much back to Earth since it began shipments in 2012. Northrop Grumman is NASA's other..."


Reference: www.foxbusiness.com

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Looking to Invest in SpaceX? This Public Company Already Generates Revenue From Its Next-Gen Satellite Constellation


Looking to Invest in SpaceX? This Public Company Already Generates Revenue From Its Next-Gen Satellite Constellation


Article Excerpt: "... Problem is, SpaceX isn't a publicly traded company, leaving just a few names like Virgin Galactic (NYSE:SPCE) for investors to choose from when it comes to innovation in the burgeoning space economy. But there's another possibility: Iridium Communications (NASDAQ:IRDM), which just completed its first year operating its own broadband-speed service with global coverage. The company has yet to reach peak operational efficiency with its new satellite constellation..."


Reference: www.fool.com

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Now Hiring: Elon Musk is recruiting for SpaceX: work ethic, talent, common sense needed, the rest we can train


Elon Musk is recruiting for SpaceX: work ethic, talent, common sense needed, the rest we can train


Article Excerpt: "... SpaceX boss and billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk tweeted his spacecraft business is hiring for its Starship spacecraft project...Despite the highly specialized sophistication of that work, Musk said there were no educational requirements. "A PhD is definitely not required," Musk tweeted. I "don't care if you even graduated high school," Musk said"


Reference: www.msn.com

Saturday, January 18, 2020

SpaceX delays Crew Dragon escape test until Sunday


SpaceX delays Crew Dragon escape test until Sunday


Article Excerpt: "Saturday, 6am ET Update: SpaceX announced early Saturday that it will stand down from its Crew Dragon launch escape test attempt due to sustained winds and rough seas in the recovery area. The company will now target a six-hour launch window that opens on Sunday at 8am ET (13:00 UTC) for the test..."


Reference: arstechnica.com