FCC approves SpaceX Starlink service to vehicles, boats, planes

The Starlink logo is seen in the background of a silhouetted woman holding a mobile phone. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images The Federal Communications Commission authorized SpaceX to provide Starlink satellite internet to vehicles in motion, a key step for Elon Musk’s company to further expand the service. “Authorizing a new class of … Read more

Rocket Lab launch of CAPSTONE begins NASA return to the moon

The company’s Electron rocket carrying the CAPSTONE mission lifts off from New Zealand on June 28, 2022. Rocket Lab Rocket Lab launched a small spacecraft bound for the moon from its New Zealand facility early Tuesday, a mission that represents firsts for both the company and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The company’s Electron … Read more

SpaceX FCC battle with Dish, Michael Dell affiliate over broadband usage

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaking about the Starlink project at MWC hybrid Keynote during the second day of Mobile World Congress on June 29, 2021 in Barcelona, ​​Spain. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images WASHINGTON – Elon Musk’s SpaceX on Tuesday ramped up a battle over broadband regulations with Dish Network and an affiliate of … Read more

SpaceX fires employees after internal letter criticizes CEO Elon Musk

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk participates in a postlaunch news conference inside the Press Site auditorium at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 30, 2020, following the launch of the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station. NASA / Kim Shiflett SpaceX has fired at least five employees involved in circulating a … Read more

SpaceX Starship ‘ready to fly’ by July

Starship prototypes are pictured at the SpaceX South Texas launch site in Brownsville, Texas, US, May 22, 2022. Picture taken May 22, 2022. Veronica Cardenas | Reuters SpaceX is closing in on the next major milestone in its Starship rocket development, as the company works to complete environmental impact requirements outlined this week by the … Read more

Astra’s stock drops after rocket failed to deliver NASA mission to orbit

The company’s LV0010 rocket stands on the launchpad at Florida’s Cape Canaveral ahead of the NASA TROPICS-1 mission. Astra Shares of rocket-builder Astra fell sharply in trading on Monday after a weekend launch carrying NASA satellites failed to reach orbit. Astra’s rocket LV0010 took off on Sunday from launch complex 46 at Cape Canaveral in … Read more

FAA SpaceX Starship environmental review clears Texas program to move forward

A Starship prototype stands on the company’s launchpad in Boca Chica, Texas on March 16, 2022. SpaceX The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday concluded a long-awaited assessment of SpaceX’s Starship rocket program in Texas, requiring Elon Musk’s company to make environmental adjustments in order to move forward with its plans. FAA released two key documents … Read more

Elon Musk says offering is ‘3 or 4 years’ away

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk stands at the base of a Starship rocket prototype at the company’s facility in Boca Chica, Texas. Steve Jurvetson on flickr Elon Musk last week told SpaceX employees the company is not likely to take its Starlink satellite internet business public until 2025 or later, CNBC has learned, extending the estimated … Read more

Performance during supply chain disruptions

Virgin Orbit’s modified 747 jet “Cosmic Girl” releases the company’s LauncherOne rocket for a mission on January 13, 2022. Virgin Orbit Space companies reported results for the first quarter of the year over the past several weeks – with many CEOs complaining of supply chain disruptions pushing back hardware deliveries and launch schedules. “Everyone’s getting … Read more

Boeing lands Starliner capsule, completing a crucial test flight

Boeing’s Starliner capsule lands in White Sands, New Mexico on May 25, 2022 to complete the OFT-2 mission. NASA TV Boeing landed its uncrewed Starliner spacecraft in the New Mexico desert on Wednesday, completing a crucial test flight as the company prepares to carry astronauts. Starliner landed at the US Army’s White Sands Missile Range, … Read more