Pentagon to Buy SpaceX Starlink Terminals for Ukraine

The United States Department of Defense is acquiring Starlink satellite communications equipment and services from SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space venture, to bolster the Ukraine military’s communication infrastructure. The Pentagon made this announcement recently, amidst the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, reports Bloomberg. This purchase comes as part of the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, a program aimed […]

SpaceX Celebrates 3 Years of Human Spaceflight [VIDEO]

SpaceX celebrated a significant milestone this week as it marked the third anniversary of its first-ever human spaceflight mission to orbit. Elon Musk’s private spaceflight company took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to acknowledge the momentous occasion and express gratitude for the continued support and collaboration it has received from NASA, Inspiration4, Axiom Space, and […]

SpaceX Offers $100 Discount on Starlink Kits at Retailers

SpaceX is offering a $100 discount to US customers on Starlink satellite internet hardware kits. The discount is available for the standard Starlink dish through retail giants Best Buy and Home Depot. As of Thursday, both retailers have reduced the regular $599 price tag to $499, reports PCMag. This price reduction comes as a welcome […]

SpaceX Launches Private Axiom Crew to Space Station [VIDEO]

In another monumental achievement for private space travel, the four astronauts of Axiom Mission-2 have successfully arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) today. The crew, comprised of astronauts Peggy Whitson, John Shoffner, Ali Alqarni, and Rayyanah Barnawi, were officially welcomed aboard the ISS after Dragon’s hatch opened at 11 a.m. EDT on Monday, May […]

SpaceX Starlink to Help Flood Recovery Efforts in Italy

In a move to bolster disaster recovery efforts in flood-devastated regions of Italy, Unipol Gruppo SpA, the renowned Italian insurance firm, has announced the purchase of Starlink terminals from Elon Musk’s SpaceX. This strategic partnership is expected to significantly enhance communications and support for victims and emergency workers grappling with the devastating aftermath of the […]

SpaceX Wins vs. Dish Network in FCC Spectrum Dispute

In a big victory for SpaceX, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted unanimously to safeguard Starlink’s access to the 12GHz spectrum, thwarting Dish Network’s plans to utilize the same radio band for a terrestrial 5G network (via PCMag). During a meeting on Thursday, the commission voted 4-0 to reserve the spectrum between 12.2-12.7GHz for […]

First Starlink Internet on Holland America Cruise Deemed a Success

Holland America Line has brought SpaceX’s Starlink internet technology to its Pinnacle Class ship, Koningsdam. This huge internet upgrade took place during an April drydock and has been in operation for the past month, and early preliminary results have been positive. Back in January, parent company Carnival Corporation announced Starlink would be installed on its […]

SpaceX Starlink Coming to Seabourn Expedition Ships

In a move that promises to significantly enhance the guest experience, ultra-luxury voyage leader Seabourn has announced plans to upgrade the internet capabilities on its two purpose-built expedition ships, Seabourn Venture and Seabourn Pursuit. The upgrade will leverage SpaceX’s Starlink technology, known for its leadership in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite technology, announced Seabourn on […]

SpaceX Hires Former NASA Human Spaceflight Chief: Report

Image credit: Kathy Lueders Twitter In a significant strategic move, SpaceX has hired former NASA top human spaceflight official Kathy Lueders, CNBC exclusively reports. Lueders, recognized as an expert in the sector, joined SpaceX just weeks after retiring from a distinguished 31-year career at NASA. At the space agency, she notably oversaw its Commercial Crew […]

Brightline: First Passenger Rail Service with Starlink Internet

Rail service provider Brightlline has made history by becoming the first passenger rail service globally to feature SpaceX’s Starlink’s high-speed, low-latency broadband service. This move marks a significant phase in Brightline’s digital transformation, focusing on enhancing the passenger experience through advanced technology. The Miami-based company has chosen to partner with Starlink, which it says sets […]

JSX Completes Starlink Install on its Embraer Fleet

Charter flight operator JSX announced that it has completed the installation of the SpaceX Starlink inflight connectivity system on its fleet of 40 Embraer regional jets, according to Aviation Week. The Dallas-based operator, regulated under Part 135 (non-scheduled air charter carrier), is offering the Starlink service without charge, providing passengers with the ability to stream […]

Starlink Outshines Competitors as Users Highly Recommend Service: Ookla

Starlink users in both metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas are extremely satisfied with their internet service, with recent Ookla data from Q4 2022 and Q1 2023 revealing a stark difference in Net Promoter Score (NPS) between Starlink and other fixed broadband providers. Utilizing Speedtest Intelligence, Ookla analyzed NPS scores for Starlink users and compared them to […]