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TESLARATI
1 month ago
Tech industry

SpaceX sets sights on Starlink direct-to-cellular service launch in Fall 2024

SpaceX aims for Fall 2024 launch of Starlink direct-to-cellular service, offering text, voice, web browsing, and potential future advanced features. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Tech industry

Ars Live: How profitable is Starlink? We dig into the details of satellite Internet.

SpaceX's Starlink project rapidly reached profitability within five years, positioning the company as the largest satellite operator globally. [ more ]
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX launches 50th Falcon 9 mission of the year

SpaceX reached its 50th launch of the year, focusing on deploying DtC Starlink satellites to expand coverage and connectivity. [ more ]
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Science

Weekly Space Recap: May 5 - May 11

The article highlights SpaceX's Starlink satellites launches, delays to Boeing's Crewed Starliner mission, Starship updates, and Polaris Dawn's new EVA suits. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Science

Starlink weathers solar storm

Geomagnetic storm caused disruptions for Starlink, GPS signals, and Hubble Space Telescope. [ more ]
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Mission District

SpaceX reveals its first EVA suits for Polaris Dawn mission

SpaceX reveals first EVA suits for Polaris Dawn mission. [ more ]
TESLARATI
1 month ago
Tech industry

SpaceX sets sights on Starlink direct-to-cellular service launch in Fall 2024

SpaceX aims for Fall 2024 launch of Starlink direct-to-cellular service, offering text, voice, web browsing, and potential future advanced features. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Tech industry

Ars Live: How profitable is Starlink? We dig into the details of satellite Internet.

SpaceX's Starlink project rapidly reached profitability within five years, positioning the company as the largest satellite operator globally. [ more ]
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX launches 50th Falcon 9 mission of the year

SpaceX reached its 50th launch of the year, focusing on deploying DtC Starlink satellites to expand coverage and connectivity. [ more ]
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Science

Weekly Space Recap: May 5 - May 11

The article highlights SpaceX's Starlink satellites launches, delays to Boeing's Crewed Starliner mission, Starship updates, and Polaris Dawn's new EVA suits. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Science

Starlink weathers solar storm

Geomagnetic storm caused disruptions for Starlink, GPS signals, and Hubble Space Telescope. [ more ]
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Mission District

SpaceX reveals its first EVA suits for Polaris Dawn mission

SpaceX reveals first EVA suits for Polaris Dawn mission. [ more ]
morestarlink
#space-exploration
The Atlantic
1 month ago
Science

Boeing Is Losing the New Space Race

Boeing's commercial-spaceflight program has faced numerous delays and setbacks, raising concerns about its reliability compared to SpaceX. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

Experts offer theory on 'hairy UFO' crash discovered in North Carolina

The debris found in North Carolina is likely from a SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft, identified by space experts. [ more ]
The Verge
1 month ago
Science

SpaceX's Starship is getting ready to take off again in June

SpaceX plans fourth Starship flight test potentially on June 5th pending regulatory approval. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Science

Surviving reentry is the key goal for SpaceX's fourth Starship test flight

SpaceX must show Starship's reentry capabilities in upcoming test flight. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Mission District

Space Tourists Announce Plan to Climb Out of SpaceX Spacecraft and Ghostride the Whip

SpaceX plans the first commercial spacewalk during the Polaris Dawn mission, a significant milestone in space exploration. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX Reveals Spacesuit With Heads-Up Display Inside Helmet

SpaceX introduces futuristic EVA spacesuit with slim design and cutting-edge technology for space tourists during Polaris Dawn mission. [ more ]
The Atlantic
1 month ago
Science

Boeing Is Losing the New Space Race

Boeing's commercial-spaceflight program has faced numerous delays and setbacks, raising concerns about its reliability compared to SpaceX. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

Experts offer theory on 'hairy UFO' crash discovered in North Carolina

The debris found in North Carolina is likely from a SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft, identified by space experts. [ more ]
The Verge
1 month ago
Science

SpaceX's Starship is getting ready to take off again in June

SpaceX plans fourth Starship flight test potentially on June 5th pending regulatory approval. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Science

Surviving reentry is the key goal for SpaceX's fourth Starship test flight

SpaceX must show Starship's reentry capabilities in upcoming test flight. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Mission District

Space Tourists Announce Plan to Climb Out of SpaceX Spacecraft and Ghostride the Whip

SpaceX plans the first commercial spacewalk during the Polaris Dawn mission, a significant milestone in space exploration. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX Reveals Spacesuit With Heads-Up Display Inside Helmet

SpaceX introduces futuristic EVA spacesuit with slim design and cutting-edge technology for space tourists during Polaris Dawn mission. [ more ]
morespace-exploration
#starship
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Science

SpaceX sent Starship to orbit - the next launch will try to bring it back | TechCrunch

SpaceX's Starship aims to demonstrate reusable heat shield for reentry, a crucial step towards full rocket reusability. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Science

Rocket Report: Starship stacked; Georgia shuts the door on Spaceport Camden

Improved launch frequency expected for SpaceX Starship test flight after previous delays. [ more ]
Ars Technica
3 months ago
OMG science

Rocket Report: Starship could fly again in May; Ariane 6 coming together

SpaceX's upcoming Starship test flight could simplify investigation and launch licensing processes with FAA.
Starship's ability to carry large payloads may impact small satellite launch providers by driving down prices and affecting market potential. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Science

What Is SpaceX's Starship? It's Really a Mars Ship.

Starship is the biggest and most powerful rocket ever with a record-setting height and number of engines.
Starship and Super Heavy are designed to be entirely reusable, potentially cutting costs and making space travel more affordable. [ more ]
Mail Online
4 months ago
Science

SpaceX prepares to launch its 3rd Starship flight from Texas at 8am ET

Elon Musk's next-generation Starship launch set for third orbital test
Starship designed for reusability, reducing costs for space transportation [ more ]
Mail Online
4 months ago
Science

SpaceX will launch its Starship today - here's how to watch live

Starship is the powerful rocket aimed at sending humans to Mars
SpaceX is attempting the third launch of Starship after two failed attempts. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Science

SpaceX sent Starship to orbit - the next launch will try to bring it back | TechCrunch

SpaceX's Starship aims to demonstrate reusable heat shield for reentry, a crucial step towards full rocket reusability. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Science

Rocket Report: Starship stacked; Georgia shuts the door on Spaceport Camden

Improved launch frequency expected for SpaceX Starship test flight after previous delays. [ more ]
Ars Technica
3 months ago
OMG science

Rocket Report: Starship could fly again in May; Ariane 6 coming together

SpaceX's upcoming Starship test flight could simplify investigation and launch licensing processes with FAA.
Starship's ability to carry large payloads may impact small satellite launch providers by driving down prices and affecting market potential. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Science

What Is SpaceX's Starship? It's Really a Mars Ship.

Starship is the biggest and most powerful rocket ever with a record-setting height and number of engines.
Starship and Super Heavy are designed to be entirely reusable, potentially cutting costs and making space travel more affordable. [ more ]
Mail Online
4 months ago
Science

SpaceX prepares to launch its 3rd Starship flight from Texas at 8am ET

Elon Musk's next-generation Starship launch set for third orbital test
Starship designed for reusability, reducing costs for space transportation [ more ]
Mail Online
4 months ago
Science

SpaceX will launch its Starship today - here's how to watch live

Starship is the powerful rocket aimed at sending humans to Mars
SpaceX is attempting the third launch of Starship after two failed attempts. [ more ]
morestarship
#elon-musk
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Science

Elon Musk Dominates Space Launch. Rivals Are Calling Foul.

Elon Musk's SpaceX dominates the space launch industry, setting new standards for cost-effective access to space, but faces accusations of anticompetitive behavior. [ more ]
Axios
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Elon Musk says Starlink "does not use AI"

SpaceX relies minimally on AI due to its current limitations. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Science

Head of NASA Says He Trusts SpaceX Because Someone Other Than Elon Musk Is Running It

NASA places confidence in SpaceX due to Gwynne Shotwell's leadership, not Elon Musk's controversies. [ more ]
Futurism
3 months ago
Science

Elon Musk Says Future Version of Starship Will Travel Between Star Systems

SpaceX aims for interplanetary travel with Starship spacecraft
Elon Musk sets ambitious timeline for Starship to reach Mars [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
OMG science

Obama Slams Plan to Escape Earth by Colonizing Mars

SpaceX attempted to launch Starship for Mars colonization.
Critics, including Obama, question Musk's plan for Mars colonization. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Science

Third test flight of SpaceX's mega rocket ends with loss of spacecraft

Starship spacecraft lost during descent on third test flight but outperformed previous attempts.
SpaceX's Starship rocket marks significant progress towards lunar missions, shedding light on future moon landings. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Science

Elon Musk Dominates Space Launch. Rivals Are Calling Foul.

Elon Musk's SpaceX dominates the space launch industry, setting new standards for cost-effective access to space, but faces accusations of anticompetitive behavior. [ more ]
Axios
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Elon Musk says Starlink "does not use AI"

SpaceX relies minimally on AI due to its current limitations. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Science

Head of NASA Says He Trusts SpaceX Because Someone Other Than Elon Musk Is Running It

NASA places confidence in SpaceX due to Gwynne Shotwell's leadership, not Elon Musk's controversies. [ more ]
Futurism
3 months ago
Science

Elon Musk Says Future Version of Starship Will Travel Between Star Systems

SpaceX aims for interplanetary travel with Starship spacecraft
Elon Musk sets ambitious timeline for Starship to reach Mars [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
OMG science

Obama Slams Plan to Escape Earth by Colonizing Mars

SpaceX attempted to launch Starship for Mars colonization.
Critics, including Obama, question Musk's plan for Mars colonization. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Science

Third test flight of SpaceX's mega rocket ends with loss of spacecraft

Starship spacecraft lost during descent on third test flight but outperformed previous attempts.
SpaceX's Starship rocket marks significant progress towards lunar missions, shedding light on future moon landings. [ more ]
moreelon-musk
#starship-rocket
TESLARATI
1 month ago
Science

SpaceX announces next Starship test flight date

SpaceX plans fourth Starship flight test on June 5 pending FAA approval. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Science

SpaceX sets date for next Starship flight, explains what went wrong the last time

SpaceX plans Starship test flight on June 5 to demonstrate reusability and landing capabilities. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Tech industry

Opinion | The High Cost of Living on Planet Elon

The space industry affects local communities, sometimes disrupting residents' daily lives. SpaceX's presence in Brownsville leads to mixed emotions among locals. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX Preparing for Next Starship Launch, Elon Musk Says

SpaceX's Starship rocket may take flight for the fourth time next month, aiming to overcome past failures and increase payload capacity. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
OMG science

Is SpaceX's latest Starship launch a great stride' in space? Key takeaways

SpaceX's Starship rocket completes longest test flight but breaks apart on re-entry.
The Starship rocket traveled halfway around the Earth and executed new manoeuvres before disintegrating during re-entry. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
4 months ago
Science

SpaceX's third Starship broke apart again, but the launch was still a big success. Here's why

SpaceX's third Starship test flight ended with the rocket breaking up before completion, but NASA still considers it successful.
Starship achieved its goals, such as reaching orbital velocity and completing a fuel transfer demonstration, during its almost one-hour flight. [ more ]
TESLARATI
1 month ago
Science

SpaceX announces next Starship test flight date

SpaceX plans fourth Starship flight test on June 5 pending FAA approval. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Science

SpaceX sets date for next Starship flight, explains what went wrong the last time

SpaceX plans Starship test flight on June 5 to demonstrate reusability and landing capabilities. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Tech industry

Opinion | The High Cost of Living on Planet Elon

The space industry affects local communities, sometimes disrupting residents' daily lives. SpaceX's presence in Brownsville leads to mixed emotions among locals. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX Preparing for Next Starship Launch, Elon Musk Says

SpaceX's Starship rocket may take flight for the fourth time next month, aiming to overcome past failures and increase payload capacity. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
OMG science

Is SpaceX's latest Starship launch a great stride' in space? Key takeaways

SpaceX's Starship rocket completes longest test flight but breaks apart on re-entry.
The Starship rocket traveled halfway around the Earth and executed new manoeuvres before disintegrating during re-entry. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
4 months ago
Science

SpaceX's third Starship broke apart again, but the launch was still a big success. Here's why

SpaceX's third Starship test flight ended with the rocket breaking up before completion, but NASA still considers it successful.
Starship achieved its goals, such as reaching orbital velocity and completing a fuel transfer demonstration, during its almost one-hour flight. [ more ]
morestarship-rocket
#test-flight
Engadget
1 month ago
Science

SpaceX Raptor engine test ends in a fiery explosion

A SpaceX testing stand in McGregor, Texas caught fire during a Raptor 2 engine test due to an anomaly, potentially caused by gas mixing. [ more ]
Axios
4 months ago
Science

SpaceX's Starship set to launch for third and most ambitious test flight

SpaceX is testing Starship spacecraft for NASA's Artemis program
SpaceX embraces failures in its hardware engineering philosophy [ more ]
Engadget
1 month ago
Science

SpaceX Raptor engine test ends in a fiery explosion

A SpaceX testing stand in McGregor, Texas caught fire during a Raptor 2 engine test due to an anomaly, potentially caused by gas mixing. [ more ]
Axios
4 months ago
Science

SpaceX's Starship set to launch for third and most ambitious test flight

SpaceX is testing Starship spacecraft for NASA's Artemis program
SpaceX embraces failures in its hardware engineering philosophy [ more ]
moretest-flight
#starlink-satellites
TESLARATI
1 month ago
Science

SpaceX breaks Falcon 9 flight record once more

SpaceX breaks its own record by launching Falcon 9 for the 21st time in just 35 days, showcasing quick fleet refurbishment capabilities. [ more ]
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX launches 23 Starlink satellites amidst major Solar storm

SpaceX launched 23 Starlink satellites successfully to low Earth orbit amidst a major Solar storm. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 months ago
Los Angeles

Look to the skies tonight for another SpaceX rocket launch

SpaceX is scheduled to launch 22 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
The launch could be delayed by up to four hours or rescheduled for Friday evening due to weather or other issues. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
California

Dusk SpaceX launch from Vandenberg creates spectacle visible across western United States

Spectacular twilight launch of Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base with Starlink satellites.
Spectators amazed by the jellyfish appearance as the rocket and its components were visible from distant locations like San Diego. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Los Angeles

See that weird streak of light across Southern California? Rocket.

SpaceX Falcon 9 launched 22 Starlink satellites over the West Coast, creating a dazzling spectacle visible to many.
Social media users shared images and videos of the SpaceX rocket launch, with the event becoming a trending topic online. [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
OMG science

Paper Claims Dying SpaceX Satellites Could Weaken Earth's Magnetic Field

SpaceX's Starlink network satellites may produce harmful metallic particles that could weaken Earth's magnetic field.
Increased commercial satellite launches may lead to a billionfold increase in metallic particles in the atmosphere, potentially impacting the planet's geomagnetic field. [ more ]
TESLARATI
1 month ago
Science

SpaceX breaks Falcon 9 flight record once more

SpaceX breaks its own record by launching Falcon 9 for the 21st time in just 35 days, showcasing quick fleet refurbishment capabilities. [ more ]
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX launches 23 Starlink satellites amidst major Solar storm

SpaceX launched 23 Starlink satellites successfully to low Earth orbit amidst a major Solar storm. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 months ago
Los Angeles

Look to the skies tonight for another SpaceX rocket launch

SpaceX is scheduled to launch 22 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
The launch could be delayed by up to four hours or rescheduled for Friday evening due to weather or other issues. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
California

Dusk SpaceX launch from Vandenberg creates spectacle visible across western United States

Spectacular twilight launch of Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base with Starlink satellites.
Spectators amazed by the jellyfish appearance as the rocket and its components were visible from distant locations like San Diego. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Los Angeles

See that weird streak of light across Southern California? Rocket.

SpaceX Falcon 9 launched 22 Starlink satellites over the West Coast, creating a dazzling spectacle visible to many.
Social media users shared images and videos of the SpaceX rocket launch, with the event becoming a trending topic online. [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
OMG science

Paper Claims Dying SpaceX Satellites Could Weaken Earth's Magnetic Field

SpaceX's Starlink network satellites may produce harmful metallic particles that could weaken Earth's magnetic field.
Increased commercial satellite launches may lead to a billionfold increase in metallic particles in the atmosphere, potentially impacting the planet's geomagnetic field. [ more ]
morestarlink-satellites
#faa
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Science

We take a stab at decoding SpaceX's ever-changing plans for Starship in Florida

Dual environmental reviews initiated by FAA and Space Force for SpaceX's Starship launch sites in Florida may delay Elon Musk's goal of operational Starship launches by 2025. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX set to rock Florida with bigger Starship launches

SpaceX plans to increase Starship Super Heavy launches at Kennedy Space Center, prompting environmental impact assessment by FAA. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Science

We take a stab at decoding SpaceX's ever-changing plans for Starship in Florida

Dual environmental reviews initiated by FAA and Space Force for SpaceX's Starship launch sites in Florida may delay Elon Musk's goal of operational Starship launches by 2025. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX set to rock Florida with bigger Starship launches

SpaceX plans to increase Starship Super Heavy launches at Kennedy Space Center, prompting environmental impact assessment by FAA. [ more ]
morefaa
#nasa
www.npr.org
2 months ago
US news

Boeing's troubled Starliner spacecraft launch is delayed again

Boeing's Starliner crewed mission delayed to May 25 due to a helium leak, NASA and Boeing teams working on operational procedures for ensuring system performance. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
OMG science

NASA Experts Concerned Billionaire Space Tourist Will Accidentally Break Hubble Space Telescope While Trying to Fix It

Billionaire Jared Isaacman offers to fund a maintenance mission for the aging Hubble Space Telescope, but NASA is cautious about accepting due to risks and complexities. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Science

Boeing's Starliner is not going to space today

Boeing's Starliner crewed launch postponed due to Centaur upper stage valve problem, rescheduled for May 10. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Boeing postpones launch of Starliner space capsule over valve problem

Boeing canceled crewed space mission due to rocket valve issue. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Science

Boeing Starliner's first crewed mission scrubbed | TechCrunch

Boeing's Starliner launch was postponed due to an issue with the oxygen relief valve on the Atlas V rocket's upper stage.
The CST-100 Starliner mission, Boeing's first attempt to transport astronauts to the ISS, faces delays after years of setbacks and cost overruns.
If successful, Boeing can certify its Starliner for human transportation, fulfilling its $4.2 billion NASA contract, alongside SpaceX's Crew Dragon missions. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Science

Boeing Starliner's first crewed launch to ISS postponed DW 05/07/2024

Boeing's Starliner launch delayed due to safety issue, highlighting NASA's safety priority over readiness. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
US news

Boeing's troubled Starliner spacecraft launch is delayed again

Boeing's Starliner crewed mission delayed to May 25 due to a helium leak, NASA and Boeing teams working on operational procedures for ensuring system performance. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
OMG science

NASA Experts Concerned Billionaire Space Tourist Will Accidentally Break Hubble Space Telescope While Trying to Fix It

Billionaire Jared Isaacman offers to fund a maintenance mission for the aging Hubble Space Telescope, but NASA is cautious about accepting due to risks and complexities. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Science

Boeing's Starliner is not going to space today

Boeing's Starliner crewed launch postponed due to Centaur upper stage valve problem, rescheduled for May 10. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Boeing postpones launch of Starliner space capsule over valve problem

Boeing canceled crewed space mission due to rocket valve issue. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Science

Boeing Starliner's first crewed mission scrubbed | TechCrunch

Boeing's Starliner launch was postponed due to an issue with the oxygen relief valve on the Atlas V rocket's upper stage.
The CST-100 Starliner mission, Boeing's first attempt to transport astronauts to the ISS, faces delays after years of setbacks and cost overruns.
If successful, Boeing can certify its Starliner for human transportation, fulfilling its $4.2 billion NASA contract, alongside SpaceX's Crew Dragon missions. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Science

Boeing Starliner's first crewed launch to ISS postponed DW 05/07/2024

Boeing's Starliner launch delayed due to safety issue, highlighting NASA's safety priority over readiness. [ more ]
morenasa
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX stacks Starship for testing ahead of the fourth flight

SpaceX has stacked Starship 29 on Super Heavy Booster 11 for the 4th flight test, with a launch expected in 3-5 weeks. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Science

Giant Piece of Space Junk Crashes Down on Farm of Canadian, Who Intends to Sell It and Spend Money on Hockey Rink

Space debris can cause real harm on Earth, as seen in recent incidents. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX plans to launch 90 rockets from Vandenberg Space Force Base by 2026. Could that harm the coast?

SpaceX plans to triple rocket launches from Vandenberg Space Force Base by 2026, raising concerns over environmental impacts and community disruptions. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Startup companies

TechCrunch Space: You rock(et) my world, moms | TechCrunch

Exclusive on Layup Parts startup securing $9 million financing to automate composite parts manufacturing. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 months ago
Science

'We never got paid': SpaceX contractors call out unpaid bills

SpaceX's expansion is benefiting rural areas in Texas, particularly around Boca Chica, through the development of launch facilities and office buildings. [ more ]
#geomagnetic-storm
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
OMG science

Northern Lights seen in UK skies for second night amid breathtaking' solar storm

The Northern Lights were visible in the UK and the US due to intense solar wind, causing disruptions to flights and satellites. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
OMG science

NOAA says 'extreme' Solar storm will persist through the weekend

A severe geomagnetic storm is ongoing, causing auroras and potential disruptions like power grid irregularities and degraded communications.
The Solar storm is the most intense recorded in over two decades, with impacts on power grids, satellite communications, and possible long-term damage.
Forecasts predict ongoing Solar activity and the potential for extended northern lights displays on Saturday night. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
OMG science

Northern Lights seen in UK skies for second night amid breathtaking' solar storm

The Northern Lights were visible in the UK and the US due to intense solar wind, causing disruptions to flights and satellites. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
OMG science

NOAA says 'extreme' Solar storm will persist through the weekend

A severe geomagnetic storm is ongoing, causing auroras and potential disruptions like power grid irregularities and degraded communications.
The Solar storm is the most intense recorded in over two decades, with impacts on power grids, satellite communications, and possible long-term damage.
Forecasts predict ongoing Solar activity and the potential for extended northern lights displays on Saturday night. [ more ]
moregeomagnetic-storm
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Science

Rocket Report: German launch from Australia; Neutron delayed until 2025

SpaceX led US launches in Q1 2024 with 32 out of 34 attempts.
Orbital launches in Q1 2024 increased compared to the same period in 2023.
Virgin Galactic will focus on using its existing mothership aircraft extensively for upcoming launches. [ more ]
#space-technology
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX conducts a successful static fire of Starship

SpaceX conducted the first static fire of Starship 30 for the fifth mission. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Science

Private astronauts to fly highest mission since Apollo, make groundbreaking EVA

The Polaris Dawn mission, commanded by Jared Isaacman, aims to send humans farther from Earth than in 50 years, pushing technology and conducting spacewalks. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
OMG science

Jeff Bezos's rocket company could race SpaceX to the moon.

SpaceX and Blue Origin are in a space race to the moon, each with its own timeline and challenges.
Blue Origin's smaller cargo lander may have an advantage over SpaceX's larger Starship in terms of speed and technology testing. [ more ]
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX conducts a successful static fire of Starship

SpaceX conducted the first static fire of Starship 30 for the fifth mission. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Science

Private astronauts to fly highest mission since Apollo, make groundbreaking EVA

The Polaris Dawn mission, commanded by Jared Isaacman, aims to send humans farther from Earth than in 50 years, pushing technology and conducting spacewalks. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
OMG science

Jeff Bezos's rocket company could race SpaceX to the moon.

SpaceX and Blue Origin are in a space race to the moon, each with its own timeline and challenges.
Blue Origin's smaller cargo lander may have an advantage over SpaceX's larger Starship in terms of speed and technology testing. [ more ]
morespace-technology
#falcon-9
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX launches two next-generation Earth observation satellites

SpaceX successfully launched two Earth observation satellites by Maxar Technologies from California, part of a planned set of six new satellites. [ more ]
Ars Technica
3 months ago
OMG science

It's official: Europe turns to the Falcon 9 to launch its navigation satellites

EU and US agreement allows for Galileo satellite launches on SpaceX's Falcon 9.
European Union pays a premium for security measures in Falcon 9 launches. [ more ]
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX launches two next-generation Earth observation satellites

SpaceX successfully launched two Earth observation satellites by Maxar Technologies from California, part of a planned set of six new satellites. [ more ]
Ars Technica
3 months ago
OMG science

It's official: Europe turns to the Falcon 9 to launch its navigation satellites

EU and US agreement allows for Galileo satellite launches on SpaceX's Falcon 9.
European Union pays a premium for security measures in Falcon 9 launches. [ more ]
morefalcon-9
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX Cargo Dragon returns from International Space Station after 36-day stay

Successful splashdown of SpaceX Cargo Dragon after 39-day mission, showcasing efficiency in space logistics. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Science

SpaceX Employees Getting Wounded at Incredible Rates

SpaceX facilities have significantly higher injury rates than industry averages, potentially raising concerns about production quality. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Venture

Former top SpaceX exec Tom Ochinero sets up new VC firm, filings reveal | TechCrunch

Former SpaceX executives forming a new venture capital firm named Interlagos Capital in California. [ more ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Science

NASA needs a cheaper, faster way to bring Mars dirt back to Earth

NASA seeks faster, cheaper method to return Mars samples due to budget constraints. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
New York Mets

SNY announcers stunned by SpaceX rocket launch during Mets' spring training game

The Mets' spring training game was overshadowed by SpaceX Falcon 9 launch visible from Clover Park.
SNY's announcers had to interrupt game commentary due to their fascination with the rocket launch. [ more ]
Ars Technica
4 months ago
Science

After Thursday's flight, Starship is already the most revolutionary rocket ever built

Spaceflight can provide moments of wonder and amazement.
SpaceX leads in dazzling the public with moments of wonder and originality. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
4 months ago
Marketing

Today's top business headlines: Biden's stance on TikTok, DTC store closures continue, Sanders proposes 4-day workweek

Critics say potential TikTok ban could hurt Biden's reelection campaign
EU focusing on regulating generative AI due to deepfake concerns
SpaceX Starship test flight aims to land astronauts on the moon
DTC brands like Outdoor Voices shifting to online-only sales model [ more ]
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4 months ago
Marketing

SpaceX rockets into top 10 with $3.5 billion brand value ranking

Boeing remains the most valuable aerospace and defense brand despite a decrease in brand value.
Airbus ranks second with a rising brand value and is the world's strongest Aerospace & Defence brand. [ more ]
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