SpaceX Acquires Parachute Vendor Pioneer Aerospace

SpaceX has recently expanded its in-house capabilities by acquiring parachute vendor Pioneer Aerospace. The acquisition, valued at $2.2 million, was facilitated following the bankruptcy of Pioneer’s parent company, as reported first by The Information. This marks SpaceX’s second significant acquisition after integrating small satellite startup Swarm in 2021. Pioneer Aerospace has been a crucial supplier […]

Israel Says Starlink Can Only Operate with its Approval in Gaza

In a recent development, Israel has stipulated that Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite network will require Israeli approval to operate in the Gaza Strip. This announcement was made as Musk, the chief executive of SpaceX and Tesla, engaged with Israeli officials during his visit to the country this week, which occurred amidst heightened tensions over claims […]

SpaceX Conducts Second Flight Test of Starship

On early Saturday, November 18, 2023, SpaceX conducted a significant integrated flight test of its Starship spacecraft, marking a new chapter in space exploration. This test, crucial for collecting vital data, is a part of SpaceX’s unique rapid development approach, previously successful in the Falcon, Dragon, and Starlink projects. SpaceX gained approval from the FAA […]

SpaceX Launches Starlink Dish with Cybertruck-Like Design

SpaceX has introduced a new residential Starlink internet dish for its satellite internet service, marking the debut of a third-gen model. The new Starlink kit, designed for easy setup, includes the ‘Standard’ Starlink dish with new design that includes a kickstand, a Gen 3 router, a 15-meter Starlink cable, a 1.5-meter AC cable, and a […]

SpaceX Starlink Pilot Launches in Alberta, Canada

In a significant step toward achieving province-wide high-speed internet access by 2027, the Alberta government has initiated a pilot program using SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet technology. This initiative targets remote and underserved communities, particularly in areas such as County of Forty Mile, County of Warner No. 5, and Cardston County. “Advancing satellite internet technology in […]

SpaceX Reassures FCC Over Starlink Cellular Service Fears

SpaceX is actively addressing concerns about potential interference from its cellular Starlink service with other satellite and terrestrial services. On Wednesday, the company submitted a detailed 16-page report to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) outlining the safety measures and benefits of its cellular Starlink service for US consumers, reports PCMag. The document comes in response […]

SpaceX Approved for Second Starship Flight Set for Nov. 17

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted SpaceX a modification to its existing vehicle operator license, paving the way for the second flight of its Starship/Super Heavy Launch Vehicle from Cameron County, Texas. This decision, announced on November 15th, 2023, follows a comprehensive evaluation of SpaceX’s proposal and relevant environmental assessments. Initially, SpaceX sought the […]

SpaceX Starship Set to Launch on Friday, Approval Incoming: Musk

SpaceX is ready for the second fully integrated flight test of its Starship, potentially launching as early as Friday, November 17, subject to receiving the final nod from regulatory authorities. CEO Elon Musk said on Monday evening, “Was just informed that approval to launch should happen in time for a Friday launch.” This is pretty […]

Aero Integrates Starlink for High-Speed In-Flight Internet

Aero, the premium book-by-the-seat jet service, has elevated its in-flight offerings by incorporating SpaceX’s Starlink internet service into its flights, providing passengers with high-speed connectivity at no additional cost. This service enhancement is effective immediately on all Aero routes, including flights to and from Dallas, Los Angeles, Los Cabos, Aspen, and Sun Valley. Ben Klein, […]

SpaceX’s Revenue Soars, Starlink to Eclipse Rocket Launch Sales

SpaceX is poised to achieve approximately $9 billion in revenue this year, with projections indicating a potential increase to about $15 billion by 2024. Sources familiar with the company’s financials, who requested anonymity due to the private nature of the information, suggest that the growth will be driven significantly by the Starlink internet service, reports […]

SpaceX Prepares for Second Starship Flight Test in Mid-November

SpaceX is gearing up for the second flight test of its fully integrated Starship, with a potential launch date set for mid-November, subject to regulatory clearance. The news comes after a safety review of Starship was completed by the FAA. The company has announced that a live webcast will cover the flight test, commencing approximately […]

Sirona Medical Extends General Support for SpaceX’s Starlink

Sirona Medical, a pioneer in cloud-native radiology workflow software, has announced its general support for SpaceX’s Starlink internet. This move is set to enhance Sirona’s top-tier performance, making it accessible from virtually any location across the globe. Raghu Nyamagoudar, VP of Engineering at Sirona, addressed the challenges that radiology’s transition to the cloud has faced […]

SpaceX’s Starlink Achieves Breakeven Cash Flow: Musk

In a recent tweet on Thursday, Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, announced that the company’s Starlink project has reached breakeven cash flow, marking a significant financial milestone. Musk commended the exceptional efforts of the team behind this achievement. “Excited to announce that @SpaceX @Starlink has achieved breakeven cash flow! Excellent work by a great team,” […]

Malaysia Grants Tesla, Starlink 100% Foreign Ownership Exemptions

Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim confirmed that Tesla and Starlink Internet Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd, both companies from Elon Musk, have been granted permission to operate in Malaysia as fully foreign-owned entities. The decision was made in consideration of the potential benefits these companies could bring to the country, Anwar stated in a […]

U.S. Space Force Taps SpaceX for 10 Launches

The Space Systems Command (SSC) has finalized the assignment of 21 launch service missions for the Fiscal Year 2024 National Security Space Launch (NSSL) Phase 2 Launch Service Procurement contract. This marks the fifth and final order year for the Phase 2 contract. United Launch Alliance (ULA) is set to handle 11 missions, while Space […]