Starlink

Elon Musk’s Starlink to provide half-gigabit internet connectivity to airlines

It appears that internet connectivity in commercial airlines is about to get a serious boost. As noted by SpaceX CEO…

SpaceX’s next West Coast Starlink launch likely delayed as drone ship returns to port

Update: Less than a day after departing Port of Long Beach, California, SpaceX drone ship Of Course I Still Love…

Elon Musk’s Starlink is coming out of its “Beta” phase next month

Starlink is coming out of its beta phase next month, as confirmed by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Twitter. With…

SpaceX Falcon 9 booster returns to California port for the first time in years

For the first time in almost three years, a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster has returned to a California port after…

SpaceX’s first West Coast Starlink launch orbits 51 new ‘space laser’ satellites

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has successfully launched 51 upgraded laser-linked Starlink satellites from its Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)…

SpaceX to launch Crew Dragon and Starlink satellites less than 48 hours apart

After launching just once in the last ten weeks, SpaceX appears to be set to return to H1 2021 stride…

SpaceX reveals first Starlink ‘Dishy’ production figures, teases major expansion

A SpaceX executive has revealed the first concrete Starlink user terminal (dish) production figures and plans for imminent upgrades. Speaking…

SpaceX fires up Falcon 9 rocket for first California Starlink launch

SpaceX says it has successfully static fired the Falcon 9 rocket scheduled to support its first California launch in ten…

SpaceX’s next-gen Starlink plans questioned by a company with zero satellites

In the latest instance of an Amazon-related venture attempting to use regulations and legal routes to suppress competition, Amazon's Project…

SpaceX President reveals 600,000 global Starlink internet preorders

SpaceX COO and President Gwynne Shotwell says that the company has secured more than half a million preorders for Starlink…

SpaceX says Starship will launch the next generation of Starlink satellites

SpaceX has submitted an FCC application modifying what it calls Starlinks Generation 2 (Gen2) constellation and laying out plans to…

SpaceX’s first (public) acquisition is nanosat and Internet of Things startup Swarm

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) documents suggest that SpaceX has wholly acquired a satellite communications startup - possibly the first public…

Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet service now has about 90k users worldwide

During a call with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officials last month, SpaceX revealed that its satellite internet service, Starlink, now…

SpaceX schedules first West Coast Starlink launch after a quiet July

Spaceflight Now reports that SpaceX has scheduled Starlink's West Coast launch debut no earlier than August 10th, a mission that…

Elon Musk’s Starlink provides free internet in West German areas ravaged by floods

A week after Germany was hit by devastating floods that released two months’ worth of rainfall in just two days,…

Tesla bull ARK Invest estimates Starlink to generate over $20B cash flow per year

One of Tesla's most ardent bulls believes that Elon Musk's Starlink has a lot of innate potential, so much so…

Fake “Starlink Iran” website with Bitcoin payments launched in apparent scam

A rather sketchy website appears to be looking to cash in on the massive demand for Elon Musk's Starlink satellite…

SpaceX drone ship completes 5000-mile journey from Florida to California

A bit less than four weeks after departing Central Florida's Port Canaveral, SpaceX drone ship Of Course I Still Love…

SpaceX says Starship can beat ‘plasma blackout’ with Starlink antennas

SpaceX has asked the FCC to allow Starship and its Super Heavy booster to communicate with Starlink during the rocket's…

SpaceX rideshare launch aborted by rare range violation

Update: In what has become an extremely rare occurrence, a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch was aborted less than a minute…