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Showing posts with label Starlink satellites. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Starlink satellites. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

SpaceX's in-flight rocket engine failure threatens NASA astronaut launch debut


SpaceX's in-flight rocket engine failure threatens NASA astronaut launch debut


Article Excerpt: "... in-flight rocket engine failure during SpaceX’s March 18th Starlink launch could pose a threat to the company’s imminent NASA astronaut launch debut according to a statement provided by the space agency yesterday. SpaceX and NASA are currently working around the clock to prepare a Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft..."


Reference: www.teslarati.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

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

NASA wants you to photograph Starlink satellites with your smartphone


NASA wants you to photograph Starlink satellites with your smartphone


Article Excerpt: "... SpaceX and others plan to launch thousands of new satellites into low-Earth orbit, creating streaks that cut through astronomers’ images. Now educators at NASA are asking citizen scientists to help document the problem...Anyone with a modern smartphone and a tripod can contribute to the Satellite Streak Watcher project..."


Reference: astronomy.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

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