Elon Musk’s Starlink project is going up a notch after its recent launch of 60 satellites into orbit.Even though the scientists are concerned about the increase in the number of satellites as a threat to astronomy, it is still big progress for the high-speed Internet service.The launch took place on Monday from a launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Florida. They were loaded onto a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.After the lift-off, at […]
We’ve known about Elon Musk’s plan to build a city and move people over to Mars. However, that is not a reality – for now.There’s still a lot of things to take care of on Earth. So, moving to Mars is still a far-fetched idea. But, nothing stops Elon Musk to plan and have an idea on what it could take to make it a reality.When responding to some questions […]
Earlier this week, it was reported that SpaceX would be attempting to launch 60 of its Starlink satellites into space this Thursday. This was on the heels of a couple of delays and cancellations due to the weather and last minute checks, but it seems that it has all gone to plan because not only did the Falcon-9 rocket achieve a successful lift-off, but they also successfully deployed the satellites.
Elon Musk often has very lofty plans, whether it be to bore tunnels under the roads to help ease traffic congestion, creating fully autonomous cars, or encapsulating the Earth in a blanket of satellites to help bring internet to everyone in the world. The latter effort, known as Starlink and is part of SpaceX, is expected to kick off this Thursday.
Private rocket company SpaceX has been awarded a $69 million NASA contract to redirect an asteroid off its intended path. It’s basically crashing a rocket into an asteroid hurtling towards the Earth in the hope that it would be enough to deflect it from its path and save the planet.
SpaceX launched its new Crew Dragon capsule just a day ago and it has been able to automatically dock to a port on the International Space Station this morning for the very first time. This means that a crucial mission objective of this test flight has been achieved as this docking maneuver is something that the Crew Dragon capsule will have to do countless times in the future once its […]
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has posted an actual picture of the company’s Starship test rocket on Twitter. It follows weeks of production photos and renderings that were meant to tease those looking forward to seeing this rocket in the flesh. Musk also mentioned on Twitter that the company’s Starship rocket has finished assembly at its Texas launch site.
Elon Musk’s private space company SpaceX has launched its first U.S. national security mission. One of its rockets was sent up in space today from Cape Canaveral in Florida with a U.S. military navigation satellite. It’s a major milestone for the private company which has been trying to establish a footing in the lucrative military space launch market that’s dominated by Boeing and Lockheed Martin.
SpaceX recently confirmed more details about its Moon mission that’s planned for 2023. It also revealed the identity of the company’s first paying passenger for the trip around the moon who will be accompanied by eight artists on the trip as well. If you’re not one of those people, don’t worry, you will be able to experience the entire mission in virtual reality.
SpaceX is a private space company and it plans on flying tourists, the ones with very deep pockets, to space. The company had been teasing the announcement of its first space tourist and CEO Elon Musk has finally revealed who will be hitching the first paid ride on SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket. It’s Yusaku Maezawa, the Japanese billionaire founder of online fashion retailer Zozo. He will be accompanied by eight […]
Some of you might have heard that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced that he had dispatched teams from SpaceX and Boring Co to Thailand, where they would lend their assistance in rescuing the 12 boys and their soccer coach who are trapped inside a cave. Musk has been tweeting out some idea and it looks like he might have come up with a solution.
As you might have heard, there is a situation over in Thailand in which 12 young boys and their soccer coach have been trapped inside one of the country’s caves for the past few weeks. Many have hailed it as a miracle that the entire group was found to be alive and relatively well, but then a new problem presented it: how to extract the group safely.
After successfully launching the Falcon Heavy, SpaceX announced that it’s going to focus all of its energies on developing its massive interplanetary rocket that it’s calling BFR or “Big F****** Rocket.” The 348-foot-long rocket has been designed to take humans to Mars and beyond. SpaceX will now get down to the mammoth task of actually building the BFR and it now been confirmed that the company will do that in […]
SpaceX has a stated goal of reaching Mars and the company has gradually been developing technology that will help it achieve that goal. Elon Musk, the man behind SpaceX, is no stranger to ambitious deadlines that his companies tend to miss more often than not. He has now said that SpaceX will likely be able to conduct test flights of its Mars spaceship by next year.