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SpaceX to Launch 60 Starlink Satellites on Sunday, February 28

SpaceX announced on Wednesday it is targeting its next Falcon 9 launch of 60 Starlink Satellites for the end of February. “Static fire test complete – targeting Sunday, February 28 at 8:37 p.m. EST for launch of Starlink from LC-39A,” said SpaceX earlier today. Static fire test complete – targeting Sunday, February 28 at 8:37 […]

SpaceX Starlink Heading to France, But Not Without Opposition

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has plans to cover the entire world in satellite internet coverage by the end of 2022, but is the whole world on board? Wednesday, the Independent reported SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet plans to expand to France, but is facing pushback from Saint-Senier-de-Beuvron, a small village where the company has proposed a […]

SpaceX Confirms $850 Million Raise in Equity Financing

Last week, it was reported by CNBC that SpaceX had raised $850 million in new funding, selling shares at $419.99 USD, putting the valuation of Elon Musk’s company at about $74 billion USD. On Tuesday, SpaceX confirmed the $850 million funding, as disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Form D (via Reuters). The filing […]

Inspiration4 Names First Civilian Crew Member to Board SpaceX Dragon

Space travel has become an exciting topic in this day and age, with a brand new rover on Mars, NASA’s moon oupost set to launch in a few years, and the very first all-civilian space crew already appointing two members. In a press release Monday, Inspiration4, the world’s first all-civilian space mission, announced its first […]

Starlink iPhone and Android App Now Gets Alerts for Service Outages and More

SpaceX has updated its Starlink app for iOS and Android on Wednesday, bringing alerts for service outages and more. According to Starlink, the update has now “added alerts service outages, degraded service, intermittent service, damaged/loose Ethernet cable, usage in unexpected location, and installation at an angle.” On iOS and Android, there’s a new updated privacy […]

SpaceX to Launch 60 Starlink Satellites on Sunday, February 14

SpaceX has confirmed it has completed a static fire test on Saturday, now targeting a Falcon 9 launch of 60 more Starlink Satellites on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 8:21pm PST/11:21pm EST. The launch will take place from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Static fire test complete – targeting Sunday, February 14 […]

Starlink iPhone App Now Available in Germany, Netherlands, Australia, Ireland

SpaceX’s Starlink iOS app has expanded its reach, now available in Apple’s App Store in Germany, Netherlands, Australia, and Ireland. Previously, Starlink for iPhone was only available in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The expanded reach was spotted on Reddit. “Starlink is designed to deliver high speed broadband internet to locations where […]

Gaming on SpaceX Starlink Internet Reviewed by Linus Tech Tips [VIDEO]

SpaceX’s Starlink internet pre-orders are now being accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, and that’s excellent news for the rural majority of the world. In a video uploaded Tuesday, Canadian YouTube channel Linus Tech Tips shared SpaceX’s Starlink being put to the test on a gaming system. In the video, he takes viewers through the […]

SpaceX Falcon Heavy to Launch NASA’s Moon Outpost in 2024

In a press release, NASA shared it has officially awarded a launch contract to SpaceX to transport its foundational elements for Gateway, the very first long-term Moon-orbiting outpost. The elements include the Power and Propulsion Element (PPE), as well as the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO), both playing critical roles under the agency’s Artemis program. […]