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

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

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

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 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