SpaceX

SpaceX Creating Self-Service for Starlink Ownership Transfers, Pauses Current Requests

Starlink satellite users were previously able to transfer service to new locations, and currently, SpaceX has taken the option down temporarily,  while it develops an updated process for sending your service to another location. SpaceX is developing a self-service process for all transfer requests, temporarily suspending transfer requests until the process is set up, according […]

First SpaceX Starship Launch Attempt ‘Soon’ Says Elon Musk

@Elon Musk says SpaceX plans to launch the Starship spacecraft soon, according to a tweet shared on Thursday morning. The statement comes after Starship was fully-stacked as of earlier this week at Starbase in Boca Chica, Texas. Before any flights, SpaceX still needs to perform a series of test fires and also obtain a launch […]

SpaceX Expanding Starlink to More Aircraft: Airbus, Boeing and More

SpaceX is planning to expand Starlink hardware to more aircraft, a sign the satellite internet may soon be reaching more passengers in the sky. According to a recent change on the Starlink website, Nathan Owens (@VirtuallyNathan) says SpaceX is working on supplemental type certificates (STC) for “significantly more aircraft.” An STC is issued when a company […]

Latvia’s airBaltic Announces Free Starlink In-Flight Internet is Coming

Latvian airline airBaltic announced on Tuesday it has picked SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet for its in-flight internet, coming soon to select flights. AirBaltic says its entire Airbus A220-300 fleet will get complimentary Starlink Wi-Fi, without any login pages or hassles. “From the moment passengers walk onto the plane, they’ll have access to the internet,” says airBaltic. […]

SpaceX Seeks Operations Manager and More for Starlink Factory in Austin

As Starlink’s satellite internet continues to become increasingly popular around the world, parent company SpaceX is also expanding roles at the company, as seen in a post on Monday. SpaceX is hiring an operations manager and a number of other roles, according to the company’s job boards (via @Nathan Owens), as the company plans to […]

American Cruise Lines Adds Free Starlink Wi-Fi to 2023 Fleet

American Cruise Lines announced on Wednesday it has added SpaceX’s Starlink Wi-Fi internet to its 2023 fleet of riverboats and small cruise ships. Calling this a “major upgrade,” Starlink will offer high-speed internet for American Cruise Lines’ small ships nearly everywhere in the United States, from Alaska to the Florida Keys. Starlink is a low-Earth […]

SpaceX Kicks Off First Launch of 2023, Celebrates 200th Overall [VIDEO]

SpaceX kicked off its first launch of 2023, with its Transporter-6 mission from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. On Tuesday, January 3 at 9:56 a.m. ET, Falcon 9 launched Transporter-6, the company’s sixth dedicated smallest rideshare mission. This was the 15th launch and landing of this Falcon 9 stage […]

800 SpaceX Starlink Kits Have Entered Iran, Says Official

About 800 SpaceX Starlink terminals have entered Iran since the service was activated in the country back in September — reports Iran International. Mehdi Mohebi, head of the Tehran Telecom Traders Union, told the publication that the number came from an unnamed “official.” The news comes a little over a week after SpaceX CEO Elon […]

SpaceX Starlink Gateway ‘Megasite’ Coming to Pennsylvania Township

An antenna yard project in the Halfmoon Township of Centre County, Pennsylvania is set to offer increased access to SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet by combining it with fiber optic capabilities. Halfmoon Township is located just under a 2.5-hour drive east of downtown Pittsburgh. Township officials awarded conditional approval to a development plan for a Starlink […]

SpaceX to Add Gen2 Starlink Communication at 60 U.S. Gateway Sites, Reveals Filing

SpaceX filed amendments on December 20 for 60 of its U.S. ground stations to add communications for Gen2 Starlink satellites, as shared on Wednesday by @Nathan Owens. Some of ground stations in the amendment include those in Elbert, Colorado; Colburn, Idaho; Broadview, Illinois; Bellingham, Washington; Arbuckle, California; Anchorage, Alaska; Litchfield, Connecticut; Molokai, Hawaii; Ponce, Puerto […]

Elon Musk Congratulates SpaceX on 60th Mission of 2022 [VIDEO]

On Wednesday, @Elon Musk congratulated SpaceX on the completion of its remarkable 60th successful mission of 2022, following the most recent Starlink satellite launch from earlier today from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. SpaceX launched 54 Starlink satellites into orbit using its Falcon 9 booster on Wednesday […]