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SpaceX simply released 60 satellites for its Starlink Constellation. Web service companies need to be really anxious.

SpaceX simply released 60 satellites for its Starlink Constellation. Web service...

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On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019, SpaceX launched the first batch of their Starlink satellites to orbit. The launch took place at 10:30 pm EDT (07:30 pm PDT) from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral on the Florida coast. With this delivery, SpaceX founder Elon Musk is making good on his promise to begin…
Starlink’s Satellites Will be Orbiting at a Much Lower Elevation, Minimizing the Dangers of Area Scrap

Starlink’s Satellites Will be Orbiting at a Much Lower Elevation, Minimizing...

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Among Elon Musk’s many plans for the future, one of the more ambitious has been the creation of a constellation of satellites that will offer broadband internet access to the entire world. Known as “Starlink”, the company’s long-term plan is to deploy over 12,000 internet satellites to Low Earth Orbit (LEO) by the mid-2020s. Despite…
SpaceX’s Starlink Constellation Building Starts. 2,200 Satellites Will increase Over the Next 5 years

SpaceX’s Starlink Constellation Building Starts. 2,200 Satellites Will increase Over the...

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Elon Musk has made a lot of crazy promises and proposals over the years, which inevitably leads people to pester him about deadlines. Whether it’s reusable rockets, affordable electric cars, missions to Mars, intercontinental flights, or anything having to do with his many other ventures, the question inevitably is “when can we expect it?” That…
SpaceX Does it Once Again with 2nd Retrieval of Falcon Heavy Rocket

SpaceX Does it Once Again with 2nd Retrieval of Falcon Heavy...

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SpaceX has made some amazing accomplishments in the past few years, all of which have been in keeping with Elon Musk’s promise to cut the costs of space exploration. And with all the excitement surrounding the Starship Hopper and its first hop tests, there was one very important accomplishment that seems to have faded into…
The Starhops Have Begun!

The Starhops Have Begun!

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According to Elon Musk, SpaceX’s Starship Hopper just completed its inaugural hop test at the company’s South Texas Launch Site. As the first of many, this test is intended to validate the sophisticated Raptor engines that will be used aboard the full-scale Starship spacecraft, which is intrinsic to Musks’ long-term vision of providing intercontinental flights…
Starhopper Tests Have Actually Gotten Postponed Due To The Fact That of “Ice Development in the Cryogenic Propellant Prevalves”

Starhopper Tests Have Actually Gotten Postponed Due To The Fact That...

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SpaceX is continuing with the development of their Starship Hopper, a miniature, stainless steel version of its proposed super-heavy lift vehicle known as the Starship. Most recently, test were conducted on the revolutionary heat shield that will protect the Hopper once it reenters Earth’s atmosphere, and a new rendering was released that showed the final…
SpaceX Launches a New Render of What the All-Steel Starship Will Appear Like Going Back To Earth

SpaceX Launches a New Render of What the All-Steel Starship Will...

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The design for SpaceX’s Starship (aka. Big Falcon Rocket) is really starting to come together! Over the holidays, sections of the Starship Hopper (a miniature version of the Starship) were photographed being put together at the company’s South Texas Launch Site. By mid-January, the parts were fully-integrated, forming the body of the stainless-steel prototype that…
Entrance Structure Displays Their Prepare For a Huge Rotating Spaceport Station

Entrance Structure Displays Their Prepare For a Huge Rotating Spaceport Station

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Since the end of the Apollo-era, one of the main goals of NASA, Roscosmos and other space agencies has been the development of technologies that will enable a long-term human presence in space. These technologies will also help when it comes time to mount renewed missions to the Moon, to Mars, and other locations in…
New SpaceX Raptor Engine Beats the Chamber Pressure of Russia’s RD-180 Engine, According to Elon Musk

New SpaceX Raptor Engine Beats the Chamber Pressure of Russia’s RD-180...

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2019 has been shaping up to be an interesting year for SpaceX and its founder, Elon Musk. After completing work on the miniaturized version of the Starship (Starship Alpha or “Starship hopper”) over the holidays, SpaceX moved ahead with the test-firing of its new Raptor engine in late January/early February. In accordance with Musk’s vision,…
Elon Musk’s New Strategy is to Get to the Moon as Quick as Possible

Elon Musk’s New Strategy is to Get to the Moon as...

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For Elon Musk and SpaceX, the company he founded to reignite space exploration, a great deal hinges on the creation of the Starship. This super-heavy launch vehicle, which was has evolved considerably in the past few years, will eventually replace the Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy as the mainstay of the SpaceX fleet. Once operational,…

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