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Elon Musk reveals when Starlink internet service will go live

May 10th, 2020 at 11:15 am » Comments Off

SpaceX’s Starlink broadband service will begin private beta testing in around 3 months, with a public beta opening in around 6 months. Elon Musk revealed this tentative timeline in a tweet after the Wednesday launch of 60 new Starlink satellites. On Wednesday afternoon, SpaceX sent one of its Falcon 9 rockets into space. It was […]



SpaceX’s first manned flight gets a launch window

April 4th, 2020 at 10:39 am » Comments Off

When will SpaceX’s first manned flight launch? No earlier than mid-to-late May, the company declared via its Twitter account Wednesday. The “Demo–2” Crew Dragon flight will see astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley fly to the International Space Station. A successful mission will enable SpaceX to send NASA astronauts to the space station, giving the […]



Elon Musk’s SpaceX: Now 1 million Starlink user terminals OKed for US internet service

April 3rd, 2020 at 11:52 am » Comments Off

The Federal Communications Commission has approved SpaceX’s application to roll out a million user terminals in the US to connect with its growing Starlink satellite broadband network. The approval gives SpaceX a 15-year “blanket license for the operation of up to 1,000,000 fixed earth stations that will communicate with its non-geostationary orbit satellite system”.



Human settlements in space are closer than we think. Here’s what it will look like

March 25th, 2020 at 11:24 am » Comments Off

From vast spaceships orbiting close to Earth to tunnels the size of Los Angeles under the surface of the moon  European Space Agency’s plan for the Moon Village. “We already have, or at least understand, the technology needed for a moon base,” says Lewis Dartnell, an astrobiologist from the University of Westminster in London. “The […]



Elon Musk says he’s ‘definitely going to be dead’ before humans ever reach Mars — unless the pace of innovation picks up

March 16th, 2020 at 11:04 am » Comments Off

An illustration of a woman orbiting Mars inside a SpaceX vehicle. Elon Musk/SpaceX Elon Musk said he’s “definitely going to be dead” before humans reach Mars unless innovation speeds up. The SpaceX CEO made the comments on Monday while speaking to attendees of the Satellite 2020 conference in Washington, DC. Musk said the biggest obstacle […]



You can now book an all-inclusive 10-day trip to the International Space Station for $55 million

March 13th, 2020 at 2:44 pm » Comments Off

The trip is expected to launch during the second half of 2021. It may not be a trip to the moon, but Axiom Space is offering deep-pocketed customers a trip to space. And no, we’re not talking a quick little jaunt into orbit either. Instead, the company is offering an all-inclusive stay on the International […]



Here are all the ways to visit space this decade (if you’re extremely rich)

March 7th, 2020 at 11:26 am » Comments Off

Glamping in zero gravity will cost a few millions bucks at least. Have you always dreamt of leaving Earth? Are you a member of the two, or better yet three commas club? Well it’s a great time to be alive because after decades of delays, the space tourism industry may finally be taking off. Not […]



SpaceX will launch private citizens into orbit

February 27th, 2020 at 12:08 pm » Comments Off

SpaceX is planning to send up to four private citizens into space to take a trip around Earth sometime at the end of 2021 or in early 2022. The spaceflight company announced an agreement on Tuesday with Space Adventures, a space tourism business that has helped seven different private citizens take trips to (and from) […]



SpaceX launches 60 new Starlink satellites, sticks rocket landing at sea

February 2nd, 2020 at 2:20 am » Comments Off

Watch: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 60 satellites into orbit Following the successful launch, the rocket’s first stage gently touched down on a SpaceX drone ship landing platform. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched its fourth batch of Starlink satellites into orbit and landed a rocket landing Wednesday following days of weather delays for […]



SpaceX is about to launch a historic mission with actual people on board Crew Dragon

January 31st, 2020 at 2:27 pm » Comments Off

SpaceX is poised to launch its first astronauts into space this spring: Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley.  Their flight on the company’s Crew Dragon spaceship will mark the first time an American spacecraft has carried NASA astronauts since the Space Shuttle program ended in 2011. Behnken and Hurley’s liftoff is expected to launch a new […]



1,000 Starships and 20 years are needed to build sustainable city on Mars, says Elon Musk

November 20th, 2019 at 1:25 pm » Comments Off

  The CEO of SpaceX took to Twitter to share the news of how dangerous and arduous the task continues to be. Elon Musk shared more details about what will be needed to reach Mars and to build a sustainable city there. The SpaceX CEO and his company have been working hard at their long […]



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

November 15th, 2019 at 12:25 pm » Comments Off

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, after […]



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