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SpaceX Starlink Gen2 constellation weakened by “partial” FCC grant

Teslarati | 2022-12-02 08:05:06

More than two and a half years after SpaceX began the process of securing regulatory approval for its next-generation Starlink constellation, the...

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SpaceX indefinitely delays second Falcon 9 launch in two weeks

Teslarati | 2022-11-30 03:15:00

For the second time in less than two weeks, SpaceX has indefinitely delayed a Falcon 9 launch after discovering apparent issues with...

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Ukraine exempts Starlink from VAT; customs duty;

Teslarati | 2022-11-29 03:25:05

Ukraine’s Cabinet declared Starlink satellite equipment exempt from VAT and customs duty, The Kyiv Independent reported, adding that Starlink has been crucial...

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SpaceX set to launch Japanese Moon lander, NASA ice surveyor cubesat

Teslarati | 2022-11-28 05:05:00

SpaceX says it’s on track to launch Japanese startup ispace’s first Moon lander, HAKUTO-R M1, no earlier than (NET) 3:39 am EST...

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SpaceX Dragon delivers supplies, upgraded solar arrays to space station

Teslarati | 2022-11-27 05:17:15

Following a flawless Saturday launch, a SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station on Sunday morning, delivering several...

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SpaceX expends third Falcon booster in one month

Teslarati | 2022-11-22 05:28:14

SpaceX has expended a Falcon booster for the third time this month, breaking an odd internal record for a company famous for...

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SpaceX to attempt two Falcon 9 launches in six hours after delay

Teslarati | 2022-11-21 03:58:24

SpaceX says it will attempt to launch two Falcon 9 rockets six hours apart after delaying a mission that was scheduled to...

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SpaceX ship headed 1000 kilometers out to sea for expendable Falcon 9 launch

Teslarati | 2022-11-20 06:48:10

A SpaceX recovery ship is headed more than a thousand kilometers downrange to support the second expendable Falcon 9 rocket launch in...

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Conspiracy theorists flood FCC with complaints about Elon Musk & Starlink

Teslarati | 2022-11-17 20:58:17

Conspiracy theorists are unhappy with Elon Musk and Starlink. Complaints such as Elon Musk and Bill Gates teaming up to torture them...

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SpaceX delays Starlink launch after Falcon 9 static fire test

Teslarati | 2022-11-17 03:28:19

Around 10 am Pacific on November 17th, SpaceX test-fired one of its Falcon 9 rockets and announced that its next Starlink launch...

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SpaceX’s next Falcon Heavy rocket on track for early 2023 launch

Teslarati | 2022-11-16 06:48:26

Two weeks after SpaceX’s first Falcon Heavy launch in three and a half years, the US Space Force says that the rocket...

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SpaceX, NASA finalize contract for second crewed Starship Moon landing

Teslarati | 2022-11-15 02:38:21

Around eight months after announcing its intention to do so, NASA has awarded SpaceX a contract for a second crewed Starship Moon...

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SpaceX’s Starship briefly becomes the most powerful active rocket in the world

Teslarati | 2022-11-14 22:37:14

A SpaceX Starship booster has successfully fired up 14 of its 33 Raptor engines, likely becoming the most powerful active rocket in...

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SpaceX expends Falcon 9 booster for the first time in almost three years

Teslarati | 2022-11-13 07:37:17

For the first time since January 2020, SpaceX has intentionally expended a Falcon 9 booster instead of attempting to recover the rocket...

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Starlink launches donation website

Teslarati | 2022-11-10 21:19:31

Starlink opened a donation page for customers who wish to donate a terminal and services to areas in need. In October, Elon...

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SpaceX’s Gwynne Shotwell to oversee Starship program, Starbase facilities

Teslarati | 2022-11-10 03:39:32

The Information reports that SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell “will assume oversight” of the company’s Starship program and Starbase facilities, seemingly...

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SpaceX shuffles Starships, gears up for more Super Heavy static fires

Teslarati | 2022-11-09 04:39:26

SpaceX is busy preparing for the orbital launch debut its next-generation Starship rocket, but the company’s South Texas rocket factory is also...

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SpaceX, NASA batten down the hatches as another storm approaches Florida

Teslarati | 2022-11-08 00:39:52

SpaceX, NASA, and the rest of the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS) are doing what they...

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11 Starlink dishes spotted on a Norwegian Breakaway cruise

Teslarati | 2022-11-07 20:59:40

Eleven Starlink terminals were spotted on a Norwegian Breakaway cruise which is owned and operated by Norwegian Cruise Lines. One of our...

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SpaceX ships Starship’s 200th upgraded Raptor engine

Teslarati | 2022-11-06 02:09:30

A day after revealing the completion of the 200th Falcon upper stage and Merlin Vacuum engine, SpaceX has announced that it also...

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket completes 50th orbital launch of 2022

Teslarati | 2022-11-03 07:49:30

SpaceX has successfully launched French satellite communications provider Eutelsat’s Hotbird 13G satellite, chipping away at a jam-packed November manifest and completing Falcon...

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SpaceX ships 200th Falcon second stage, highlighting the flip-side of booster reuse

Teslarati | 2022-11-03 06:39:33

SpaceX has built and shipped its 200th Falcon second stage, highlighting the often underappreciated rocket’s record of achievement on the ground and...

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SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket back in action after a three-year hiatus

Teslarati | 2022-11-01 20:39:33

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy has continued a streak of successful dual-booster landings during its first attempted launch directly to geostationary orbit, a mission...

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket rolls to pad for Tuesday launch, dual booster landing

Teslarati | 2022-10-31 22:39:33

A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket has rolled out to Kennedy Space Center Pad 39A for its first launch (and dual booster landing)...

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SpaceX still an option for future Amazon internet satellite launches, says Senior VP

Teslarati | 2022-10-31 08:20:42

An Amazon executive says that the company could still call on SpaceX to launch some of its Project Kuiper internet satellites after...

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket passes static fire test three years in the making

Teslarati | 2022-10-27 02:59:41

After knocking out some figurative cobwebs, SpaceX has test-fired a Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time since June 2019. Shortly before...

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SpaceX bests Boeing to become NASA’s largest for-profit vendor

Teslarati | 2022-10-25 06:49:30

Fourteen years after winning its first major NASA contract, data shared by Aviation Week reporter Irene Klotz shows that SpaceX has usurped...

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SpaceX to launch Europe’s next deep space telescope, first asteroid orbiter

Teslarati | 2022-10-24 05:29:34

On October 17th, a NASA official speaking at an Astrophysics Advisory Committee meeting revealed that the European Space Agency (ESA) had begun...

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SpaceX assembles Falcon Heavy rocket for first launch in 40 months

Teslarati | 2022-10-23 05:33:37

SpaceX has assembled the fourth Falcon Heavy for the rocket’s first launch in 40 months. A photo shared by SpaceX on October...

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Efforts to bring Starlink terminals to Iran expected to scale up.

Teslarati | 2022-10-21 01:33:41

Starlink terminals are in Iran, and efforts to bring more in are expected to scale up. On Thursday, a video of a...

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Video of Starlink terminal in Iran shared on Instagram

Teslarati | 2022-10-20 20:23:42

A video of a Starlink terminal in Iran was recently shared on Instagram. In September, Elon Musk and the team at SpaceX...

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SpaceX rolls out Starship, stacks world’s largest rocket, and aces Starlink launch hours apart

Teslarati | 2022-10-20 05:03:40

In 15 hours, SpaceX has rolled a new Starship to its South Texas launch and test facilities, reassembled the world’s largest rocket,...

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SpaceX slashes base price of smallsat rideshare program, adds “Plates”

Teslarati | 2022-10-19 07:28:19

SpaceX has rolled out an upgraded version of its Rideshare program that will allow even more small satellite operators to send their...

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SpaceX ready for 30th Starlink launch of 2022

Teslarati | 2022-10-19 06:53:35

SpaceX is on track to launch its 30th Starlink mission of 2022 later this morning. No earlier than (NET) 10:50 am EDT...

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European spacecraft converge on the US for rides on SpaceX rockets

Teslarati | 2022-10-17 06:18:13

Thanks in large part to delays suffered by Arianespace’s next-generation Ariane 6 rocket, a small fleet of European satellites are simultaneously converging...

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SpaceX, NASA targeting Moon launches days apart

Teslarati | 2022-10-13 05:30:28

NASA and a SpaceX customer have announced plans to launch two unrelated Moon missions days apart next month. On October 12th, NASA...

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SpaceX announced Starship 2nd commercial spaceflight first two crewmembers

Teslarati | 2022-10-12 00:20:40

SpaceX announced the first two crew members of Starship’s second commercial spaceflight around the Moon. Entrepreneur Dennis Tito and his wife, Akiko,...

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SpaceX fully stacks Starship rocket for the first time in six months

Teslarati | 2022-10-11 06:40:49

For the first time in more than six months, SpaceX has stacked both stages of its next-generation Starship rocket, creating the largest...

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SpaceX’s first Falcon Heavy launch in three years eyes late-October liftoff

Teslarati | 2022-10-10 05:00:40

For the second time in 2022, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket has a firm launch date for the first time in more than...

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Starlink now available in Japan

Teslarati | 2022-10-10 00:50:43

Starlink is now available in Japan, SpaceX announced Monday, adding that Japan is the first Asian country to access Starlink. In September...

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SpaceX drone ship captures Falcon 9 ‘jellyfish’ from a new angle

Teslarati | 2022-10-09 05:40:45

Following a rare two-day technical delay that ended an opportunity for SpaceX to break a significant record, the company put on a...

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Starlink support for Ukraine will exceed $100M by end of year

Teslarati | 2022-10-07 23:10:29

Starlink support for Ukraine will exceed $100 million by the end of the year, Elon Musk said earlier today. The SpaceX CEO’s response...

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SpaceX’s third Falcon 9 launch in 31 hours aborted by “tiny helium leak”

Teslarati | 2022-10-06 01:50:34

SpaceX’s third Falcon 9 launch in a little over 31 hours was called off seconds before liftoff after the rocket’s onboard computer...

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On the ground in Ukraine using Starlink to stay connected

Teslarati | 2022-10-05 20:10:38

Starlink is helping many people in Ukraine, including a friend of mine who is on the ground helping to train the military. Gia...

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SpaceX launches two Falcon 9 rockets in seven hours

Teslarati | 2022-10-05 02:10:33

Two SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets have successfully launched a Crew Dragon carrying four astronauts and a new batch of Starlink internet satellites...

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SpaceX targeting three launches from three pads in 31 hours

Teslarati | 2022-10-03 21:30:30

Update: SpaceX says it and NASA are moving forward with plans to launch a Crew Dragon carrying US, Japanese, and Russian astronauts...

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SpaceX wants to boost Hubble Space Telescope’s orbit with Dragon spacecraft

Teslarati | 2022-09-29 22:50:27

NASA and SpaceX have signed a Space Act Agreement to study the feasibility of boosting the orbit of the iconic Hubble Space...

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SpaceX, NASA moving forward with plans to build second Dragon launch pad

Teslarati | 2022-09-28 06:21:39

SpaceX and NASA officials have confirmed that they are moving forward with plans to modify the company’s second Florida launch pad to...

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Hurricane Ian delays SpaceX’s next NASA astronaut launch

Teslarati | 2022-09-27 01:50:52

SpaceX and NASA have decided to delay Crew Dragon’s next astronaut launch from October 3rd to October 4th as Hurricane Ian rapidly...

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NASA spacecraft successfully slams into asteroid ten months after SpaceX launch

Teslarati | 2022-09-26 05:30:30

Ten months after launching into interplanetary space on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirect Test (DART) spacecraft has successfully...

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