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Showing posts with label Elon Musk. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Elon Musk. Show all posts

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

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

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

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Elon Musk Reveals SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket Had an Early Engine Shutdown


Elon Musk Reveals SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket Malfunctioned During Launch


Article Excerpt: "... Following the successful launch of the rocket, Musk revealed that the Falcon 9 actually encountered an issue during takeoff. Through a recent tweet, the SpaceX founder noted that one of the nine Merlin engines of Falcon 9’s first stage unexpectedly shut off during the ascent of the rocket..."


Reference: www.ibtimes.com

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

SpaceX breaks a Falcon 9 rocket re-use record with successful Starlink launch


SpaceX breaks a Falcon 9 rocket re-use record with successful Starlink launch


Article Excerpt: "... SpaceX has successfully launched and deployed its sixth batch of 60 Starlink satellites, further growing its constellation for the internet broadband system it plans to launch for customers starting later this year in the U.S. and Canada. This brings SpaceX's total Starlink constellation size to 360 spacecraft, extending the company..."


Reference: techcrunch.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

Monday, February 17, 2020

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites, but rocket misses landing


SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites, but rocket misses landing


Article Excerpt: "... Elon Musk's company did what it set out to do Monday, but its rocket went for an unplanned swim..."


Reference: www.cnet.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

Monday, January 20, 2020

SpaceX completes emergency crew escape manoeuvre


SpaceX completes emergency crew escape manoeuvre


Article Excerpt: "... This was considered to be the last major milestone for California's SpaceX company before the US space agency (Nasa) certifies the firm to carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) later this year..."


Reference: www.bbc.com

Thursday, December 5, 2019

SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands in Reusability Test


SpaceX launches 19th cargo mission to space station with robot aboard


Article Excerpt: "... A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched into a bright Florida sky Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on the company's 19th cargo mission ..."


Reference: www.upi.com

Friday, November 15, 2019

Within 10 Years, We’ll Travel by Hyperloop, Rockets, and Avatars


Within 10 Years, We’ll Travel by Hyperloop, Rockets, and Avatars


Article Excerpt: "... Musk wants to use SpaceX’s megarocket, Starship, which was designed to take humans to Mars, for terrestrial passenger delivery. The Starship travels at 17,500 mph. It’s an order of magnitude faster than the supersonic jet Concorde. Think about what this actually means: New York to Shanghai in 39 minutes ..."


Reference: singularityhub.com

Monday, November 11, 2019

SpaceX launched its second batch of 60 of Starlink satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket


SpaceX launches Starlink satellites with first reused rocket nose


Article Excerpt: "... the first time SpaceX reused a rocket booster for the fourth time, which landed and will now be used for a fifth time. Starlink is SpaceX's entry into a new industry, an effort to provide high-speed reliable Internet service through a network of hundreds of satellites in low-earth orbit. The company has plans for up to 30,000 satellites ...founder and CEO Elon Musk said he had tested the network, tweeting Oct. 22 that he was "Sending this tweet through space via Starlink satellite..."


Reference: www.upi.com

Friday, November 8, 2019

Elon Musk says building the first sustainable city on Mars will take 1,000 Starships and 20 years


Elon Musk says building the first sustainable city on Mars will take 1,000 Starships and 20 years


Article Excerpt: "... SpaceX CEO Elon Musk went into a bit more detail about the timelines and vehicle requirements to not only reach Mars, but to set up a sustainable base on the Red Planet that can serve as an actual city, supporting a local population. That’s the long-term vision for Musk and his space technology company..."


Reference: techcrunch.com

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Elon Musk says SpaceX Starship could get to orbit within six months


Elon Musk says SpaceX Starship could get to orbit within six months


Article Excerpt: "... Starship's ambitions aren't just the Moon or Mars, either. Musk showed off some promo art of a potential future for Starship that would have it head further out into the solar system. Next destination? Saturn! (Well... maybe not the next, next destination.)..."


Reference: www.cnet.com

Monday, September 16, 2019

SpaceX tweet blows up, shows meticulous testing of its crew dragon escape system


SpaceX tweet blows up, shows meticulous testing of its crew dragon escape system


Article Excerpt: "...Ahead of our in-flight abort test for @Commercial_Crew—which will demonstrate Crew Dragon's ability to safely carry astronauts away from the rocket in the unlikely event of an emergency—our team has completed over 700 tests of the spacecraft's SuperDraco engines pic.twitter.com/nswMPCK3F9 — SpaceX (@SpaceX) September 12, 2019..."


Reference: thetechportal.com

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

SpaceX’s Starhopper has made its highest and final test flight


SpaceX’s Starhopper has made its highest and final test flight


Article Excerpt: "... Starhopper is a prototype of SpaceX’s planned Starship spacecraft, which Musk has said the firm will use to send humans to Mars. Starship will be much larger than Starhopper, with six engines compared to the prototype’s single one. This test was Starhopper’s last..."


Reference: www.newscientist.com