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SpaceX aces two back-to-back orbital missions
In a time gap of four hours, SpaceX launched two satellite missions from two different launching pads.
Published on Mar 18, 2023 07:09 AM IST
Nasa's SpaceX Crew-5 splashdown: Four-person spacecraft return to Earth| Watch
The SpaceX capsule, dubbed Endurance, splashed safely down in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Tampa, Florida, at 9:02 pm EST (7:32 am as per Indian standard time), returning two Nasa astronauts, one Japanese astronaut, and one Russian cosmonaut after 157 days in space.
Published on Mar 12, 2023 09:58 AM IST
Four astronauts return from ISS on SpaceX flight ending 5-month mission
Led by NASA's Nicole Mann, the first Native American woman to fly in space, the astronauts checked out of the station early Saturday morning. Less than 19 hours later, their Dragon capsule was bobbing in the sea as they awaited pickup.
Published on Mar 12, 2023 07:58 AM IST
China set to develop LEO satellites, to compete with SpaceX's Starlink this year
Starlink, operated by billionaire Elon Musk's Space X, has built a fast-growing network of more than 3,500 satellites in low-Earth orbit.
Published on Mar 02, 2023 03:43 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta
SpaceX all set to launch next ISS crew for NASA today
The SpaceX launch vehicle, consisting of a Falcon 9 rocket topped with an autonomously operated Crew Dragon capsule called Endeavour, was set for liftoff at 1:45 a.m. EST (0645 GMT) from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Published on Feb 27, 2023 03:00 AM IST
SpaceX to be fined $175,000 by US govt for failure to provide Starlink data
SpaceX has 30 days to respond to the agency once it receives the enforcement letter.
Published on Feb 17, 2023 10:58 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Ritu Maria Johny
Where is 'Tesla Roadster' - after 5 years and 4 days since its launch?
Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, chose to launch his personal Tesla Roadster on the first test flight of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket in 2018.
Published on Feb 11, 2023 08:45 PM IST
SpaceX's Starship launch ‘highly likely’ in March, says Elon Musk
Musk had in January said that there was a "real shot" at launching Starship in late February
Published on Feb 05, 2023 07:33 AM IST
ISS posts incredible pictures of lingering launch plume of the SpaceX Falcon
The International Space Station (ISS) took to Instagram to share the pictures that show the lingering launch plume of the SpaceX Falcon.
Published on Jan 20, 2023 10:07 AM IST
Elon Musk's SpaceX files papers to launch Starlink in South Korea: Report
SpaceX in South Korea: SpaceX has filed registration papers with South Korean authorities to launch its satellites-powered internet service Starlink in the country.
Published on Jan 13, 2023 06:07 PM IST
Bal Veer actor Dev Joshi among eight-member crew for SpaceX moon trip
Dev Joshi of Bal Veer fame will be among eight people who will travel around the moon's orbit on Starship spacecraft. The mission will be led by Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.
Published on Dec 13, 2022 10:31 AM IST
'Baal Veer' selected for 'first civilian crew moon flight' on Musk's Starship
Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire and the founder and CEO of the online fashion retailer Zozo, has selected Dev Joshi (Baal Veer) and eight others for a moon flight on SpaceX's Starship and Super Heavy Rocket(formerly known as BFR).
Updated on Dec 10, 2022 06:52 PM IST
Japanese billionaire picks K-pop star TOP, DJ Steve Aoki to join Space trip
Yusaku Maezawa: Yusaku Maezawa bought every seat on the maiden lunar voyage, which has been in the works since 2018.
Published on Dec 09, 2022 08:58 AM IST
Elon Musk announces ‘amnesty’ for banned Twitter accounts from next week
The new boss of Twitter, Elon Musk, conducted an informal poll on the micro-blogging site, to which, over 3.15 million respondents voted in favour of granting the “general amnesty”.
Updated on Nov 25, 2022 07:14 AM IST
From tomatoes to medical kit, what NASA sends in ISS resupply mission
SpaceX’s 26th commercial resupply mission is set to be launched shortly. Let's us read what all is bundled for the 10 astronauts camping in the space.
Published on Nov 21, 2022 07:11 PM IST
Amid Twitter turmoil, Elon Musk is tackling $56 billion Tesla trial: Top points
The defendants – Elon Musk and Tesla directors – have testified that the $ 56 billion package was pronounced to deliver the 10-fold growth in Tesla’s stock price, Reuters reported.
Published on Nov 19, 2022 09:52 AM IST
Nasa awards $1.15 bn contract of 2nd Artemis moon lander to Elon Musk's SpaceX
SpaceX’s Elon Musk responded with another tweet. He wrote, “Much appreciated, SpaceX will not let NASA down!”
Published on Nov 16, 2022 05:06 PM IST
Musk responds to backlash over Twitter blue tick fee: ‘Continue complaining…’
Elon Musk announced on Tuesday that verified users on Twitter need to pay $8 monthly fee in order to maintain their badges. He added that they will have access to several other features of the app.
Updated on Nov 02, 2022 11:56 AM IST
Elon Musk's SpaceX partners with Philippine tycoon on satellite service
Elon Musk: Data Lake Inc, a Philippine-based firm partly owned by tycoon Henry Sy Jr, said it signed a deal to be the first partner of SpaceX's Starlink in Southeast Asia.
Published on Oct 27, 2022 03:38 PM IST
SpaceX rolls out Starlink internet service for private jets
Starlink, SpaceX's growing network of thousands of internet satellites, will charge customers seeking broadband internet on private jets between $12,500 to $25,000 a month for the service, on top of a one-time $150,000 hardware cost, the company said on its website.
Published on Oct 19, 2022 10:59 PM IST
Elon Musk's SpaceX seeks licence for Starlink as India readies for 5G: Report
Experts claim that with Jio, OneWeb, Nelco of the Tata Group, Canada's Telesat, and Amazon exploring the launch of satellite broadband services in the country, India's broadband-from-space services segment could be worth USD 13 billion by 2025.
Updated on Oct 19, 2022 08:58 AM IST
Blazing re-entry, then parachutes: SpaceX capsule returns 4 astronauts to Earth
SpaceX: SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule dubbed Freedom carried three US NASA astronauts and an Italian crewmate from the European Space Agency.
Published on Oct 15, 2022 10:48 AM IST
Nasa's SpaceX crew-5 now onboard International Space Station. Watch video
The crew consists of two American NASA astronauts - flight commander Nicole Aunapu Mann, 45, and pilot Josh Cassada, 49 - as well as Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, 59, a veteran of four previous spaceflights, and cosmonaut Anna Kikina, 38, the first Russian aboard an American spacecraft in 20 years.
Published on Oct 07, 2022 01:14 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
Amid Ukraine war, US flies Russian cosmonaut to ISS
Anna Kikina, the only female cosmonaut in service, is part of the Crew-5 mission, which also includes one Japanese and two American astronauts.
Published on Oct 05, 2022 10:07 PM IST
Russian cosmonaut on ride with SpaceX as part of next space station crew
The SpaceX launch vehicle will consist of a Falcon 9 rocket topped with a Crew Dragon capsule dubbed Endurance.
Published on Oct 05, 2022 11:45 AM IST
Elon Musk's Starlink satellite-based internet now in all seven continents
Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, shared the news on Twitter. Earlier, in a tweet, he has said that Starlink will only be utilized for peaceful use.
Published on Sep 19, 2022 02:19 PM IST
SpaceX and T-Mobile unveil satellite plan to end cellphone 'dead zones'
Musk said the service will save lives, giving the example of hikers who get lost and are currently unable to call for help.
Published on Aug 26, 2022 12:32 PM IST
Elon Musk's Space X launches Falcon 9 rocket with 46 Starlink satellites
The new satellites are part of Group 3, which orbits in a shell that might be prone to debris "squalls" from a Russian anti-satellite test that took place in November last year.
Published on Aug 13, 2022 04:03 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
Elon Musk's praise as SpaceX breaks annual launch record with Starlink mission
The latest launch is an addition to the constellation of broadband satellites called ‘Starlink’ - majorly consumer-based service with hundreds of thousands of internet users - that Elon Musk's company is racing to build.
Published on Jul 23, 2022 08:02 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi
SpaceX booster rocket engulfed in huge fireball during test launch | Video
Booster 7 – a prototype of Super Heavy for SpaceX's next-gen Starship deep-space transportation system – added to SpaceX list of failed test launches. SpaceX has lost four prototypes of the Starship in a series of high-altitude tests in late 2020 to early 2021.
Published on Jul 12, 2022 01:40 PM IST
Reuters | HT News Desk