SpaceX launched its Dragon spaceship on a resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday evening and autonomous docking is set to take place on Saturday, July 16 at roughly 11:20 am EST.
Falcon 9 launched from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center, Florida on Thursday evening. It was another flawless launch and landing by Falcon 9. You can see the replay below:
SpaceX announced on Friday afternoon it is targeting Sunday, July 17 for a Falcon 9 launch of 53 Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, at 10:50 am ET, with a backup opportunity on Monday at 10:28 am ET.
This particular Falcon 9 booster previously launched Dragon’s first crew demonstration mission, the RADARSAT Constellation Mission, SXM-7, and nine Starlink missions.
SpaceX is upgrading some Starlink Best Effort customers to the service’s Residential plan, entirely free of cost (via Reddit). Starlink Best Effort is a lower-speed service option from Starlink for customers stuck in the company’s pre-order backlog. The Residential plan, meanwhile, delivers priority service at higher speeds. Both subscription tiers use the same hardware and […]
Another SpaceX launch was completed on Friday, with yet another Starlink mission completed successfully. On Friday, March 24 at 11:33 a.m. ET, the company’s Falcon 9 rocket launched 56 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. This was the tenth launch and landing for this […]
The US Air Force has begun using commercial Starlink satellites to communicate with airmen dispersed across the extensive Indo-Pacific region, according to officials at the US Forces Japan base, reports Stars and Stripes. The 730th Air Mobility Squadron recently showcased one of three newly acquired Starlink terminals during a visit by the Air Force Expeditionary […]