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Elon Musk sends out tweet through SpaceX’s Starlink satellite broadband

Elon Musk sends out tweet through SpaceX’s Starlink satellite broadband

Enlarge / Starlink logo imposed on stylized image of the Earth. SpaceX's Starlink division is on track to offer satellite-broadband service in the United States in mid-2020, a company official said today. Meanwhile, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk posted two tweets that show he's testing the broadband service. "Sending this tweet through space via Starlink satellite,"…
Move Over SpaceX. Amazon Wants To Introduce Countless Web Satellites Too

Move Over SpaceX. Amazon Wants To Introduce Countless Web Satellites Too

Back in April 2019 Amazon signaled its intention to get into the internet satellite business. Following in the footsteps of SpaceX and their Starlink satellite system, Amazon intends to launch thousands of internet satellites in the coming years. Now that they’ve filed their application with the FCC, we have more details of their plan. Amazon…
SpaceX has actually Lost Contact With 3 of its Starlink Satellites

SpaceX has actually Lost Contact With 3 of its Starlink Satellites

Back in May 23rd, 2019, SpaceX launched the first batch of its Starlink constellation, a fleet of satellites that will fulfill Elon Musk’s promise to provide broadband satellite-internet access to the entire planet. The deployment of these sixty satellites was the first in a series of six planned launches that would see around 720 satellites…
SpaceX Starlink satellites have astronomers amplifying the cosmic alarm

SpaceX Starlink satellites have astronomers amplifying the cosmic alarm

This image of a distant galaxy group from Arizona's Lowell Observatory is marred by diagonal lines from the trails of Starlink satellites shortly after their launch in May. Victoria Girgis/Lowell Observatory The world's largest organization of professional astronomers is sounding the galactic alarm over Elon Musk's plan to send a swarm of SpaceX satellites into…
Are SpaceX Starlink satellites ruining the night time sky? video

Are SpaceX Starlink satellites ruining the night time sky? video

Some astronomers are worried that SpaceX's fleet of Starlink satellites is going to blight our view of the night sky.
SpaceX Starlink satellites dazzle however pose large questions for astronomers

SpaceX Starlink satellites dazzle however pose large questions for astronomers

Toot toot! Marco Langbroek/GIF by Nicole Archer/CNET Those lights aren't an intelligent extraterrestrial army moving in to take over planet Earth -- they're just SpaceX's Starlink satellites, designed to provide broadband services across the globe. The first batch of satellites were launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and deployed to orbit by a Falcon 9 rocket…
SpaceX Starlink satellites impress however might trigger headaches for astronomers

SpaceX Starlink satellites impress however might trigger headaches for astronomers

Toot toot! Marco Langbroek/GIF by Nicole Archer/CNET Those aren't an intelligent extra-terrestrial army moving in to take over planet Earth -- they're just SpaceX's Starlink satellites, designed to provide broadband services across the globe. The first batch of satellites were successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida and deployed to orbit by a Falcon 9 rocket…
SpaceX’s Starlink Might Modification The Night Sky Forever, And Astronomers Are Not Delighted

SpaceX’s Starlink Might Modification The Night Sky Forever, And Astronomers Are...

Each Starlink satellite is equipped with a large solar panel. SpaceX On Thursday, May 23, Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully launched its first 60 Starlink satellites, a planned mega constellation of satellites designed to beam internet from space to the world. But since footage emerged of the train of satellites in the night sky, astronomers have…
Capturing a Flight on the Starlink Satellite Train: Midnight Marvel, or Night Sky Threat?

Capturing a Flight on the Starlink Satellite Train: Midnight Marvel, or...

Have you seen Starlink? It all started, as all good breaking astronomical events seem to do, late on a Friday night. We got the notification first from veteran satellite tracker Dr. Marco Langbroek over in the Netherlands via the venerable See-Sat-L message board, and on Twitter soon after: “I could not help shouting ‘OAAAAH!!!’” says…
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...

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…

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