Elon Musk offers Tonga residents access to SpaceX’s Starlink internet, but then pulls back on his

Elon Musk said he would use SpaceX Starlink to bring internet to the small island nation of Tonga, but then back pedaled on his offer shortly after making the statement. Tonga was devastated on January 15 when a volcano erupted with a force equivalent to that of 500 atomic bombs, knocking out the region’s internet … Read more

SpaceX’s ‘Starlink’ satellites leave ‘disturbing’ marks on footage

fromTanja Banner shut down In a study, researchers warn that the satellites in SpaceX’s “Starlink” constellation could disrupt the search for dangerous asteroids in the future. Frankfurt – Since billionaire Elon Musk’s private space company SpaceX launched the first “Starlink” satellites into orbit in May 2019, astronomers have been worried: They fear that the satellites … Read more

Successful start with the Starlink Group 4-6 mission

Successful start with the Starlink Group 4-6 mission Wednesday, January 19 2022 11:56 AM (edit) Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Starlink Group 4-6 mission (Source: SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Starlink Group 4-6 mission (Source: SpaceX) On January 19 at 03:02 Polish time (02:02 UTC) the Falcon 9 rocket took off from … Read more

Falcon 9 rocket launch with Starlink Group 4-6 mission – January 19, 2022

Falcon 9 rocket launch with Starlink Group 4-6 mission – January 19, 2022 Tuesday, January 18, 2022 6:38 PM (edit) Falcon 9 rocket launch with Starlink Group 4-5 mission (Source: SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket launch with Starlink Group 4-5 mission (Source: SpaceX) On January 19, 01:04 Polish time (00:04 UTC), the Falcon 9 rocket is … Read more

Astronomers find growing number of Starlink satellite tracks

Enlarge / A Starlink track running across the Andromeda galaxy. SpaceX’s Starlink Internet service will require a dense constellation of satellites to provide consistent, low-latency connectivity. The system already has over 1,500 satellites in orbit and has received approval to operate 12,000 of them. And that has astronomers worried. Although SpaceX has taken steps to … Read more

SpaceX’s Starlink Internet Satellite Snow Feature Starts Attracting Cats—Here’s Why

SpaceX Starlink’s internet satellite snow feature has started to attract swarms of cats to go on top of the dishes. (Photo : by RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP via Getty Images)Rescue cats are seen in Ciudad Bolivar neighbourhood, southern Bogota, on May 2, 2020. – La Ruta Animal (The Animal Route) is a citizen campaign that started with … Read more

The start with the Starlink Group 4-5 mission was successfully completed

The start with the Starlink Group 4-5 mission was successfully completed Friday, January 7, 2022 12:48 AM (edit) Falcon 9 rocket launch with Starlink Group 4-5 mission (Source: Julia Bergeron for NSF, NASASpaceFlight.com) Falcon 9 rocket launch with Starlink Group 4-5 mission (Source: Julia Bergeron for NSF, NASASpaceFlight.com) On January 6 at 22:49 Polish time … Read more

SpaceX lofts 49 Starlink internet satellites to orbit in 1st launch of 2022

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched its first Falcon 9 rocket of the year Thursday (Jan. 6), sending a new stack of Starlink satellites into orbit from Florida, before nailing a landing at sea. The previously flown Falcon 9 rocket blasted off at 4:49 p.m. EST (2149 GMT) from Space Launch Complex 40 at … Read more

Falcon 9 rocket launch with Starlink Group mission 4-5 – January 6, 2022

Falcon 9 rocket launch with Starlink Group mission 4-5 – January 6, 2022 Thursday, January 6, 2022 2:32 PM (edit) Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Starlink-28 mission (Source: SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Starlink-28 mission (Source: SpaceX) The Falcon 9 rocket with the Starlink Group 4-5 mission (Starlink-34) is scheduled to launch … Read more

SpaceX Starlink Satellite Mounted on Top of WordPress Founder’s RV

SpaceX Starlink’s satellite has been installed and mounted on top of the WordPress founder’s RV or recreational vehicle. (Photo : Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket sits on launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center as it is prepared for tomorrow’s lift-off on February 5, 2018 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket, … Read more