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China is accusing US and Elon Musk of ‘militarising space’

US and Elon Musk's SpaceX's Starshield program under accusations by Chinese military for militarizing space.

China PLA criticizes US for militarizing low-Earth orbit satellites, accuses of seeking space hegemony.(X./File)
Published on Apr 19, 2024 11:08 PM IST

Centre expedites process of allocating licence to Elon Musk's Starlink: Report

Starlink, the satellite internet service of Elon Musk's SpaceX, provides high speed internet connections

Elon Musk will be in India on April 21 and 22, and will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as high-ranking government officials(Reuters file)
Published on Apr 13, 2024 09:40 AM IST

In huge success, Tata deploys its TSAT-1A satellite on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully carried the Tata TSAT-1A satellite in space for a successful deployment.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket carried the Tata TSAT-1A satellite into space.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 09, 2024 02:34 PM IST

Elon Musk makes major statement ahead of US elections; Is he endorsing Trump?

Musk, a vocal critic of Biden, stated that America now requires a red wave, adding that the US "is toast" if the GOP does not prevail in the 2024 election.

In a post on X, Elon Musk said the United States
Published on Mar 25, 2024 02:57 PM IST
ByShweta Kukreti

Elon Musk's SpaceX is developing spy satellites in Pentagon's mega military push

The spy satellites are being built by SpaceX's Starshield business unit under a $1.8 billion contract that was signed between Musk's firm and the NRO in 2021

Elon Musk, the owner of X (formerly Twitter), has been accused of influencing the results of 2022 US midterm election.(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 17, 2024 09:35 AM IST

Another failure? SpaceX loses contact with Starship on reentry over Indian Ocean

Soon after Elon Musk's SpaceX launched a Starship rocket from its launch site in Texas, the team said it has lost contact with the Ship.

Spectators gather on South Padre Island to watch the planned launch of SpaceX's next-generation Starship spacecraft from the company's Boca Chica launchpad, near Brownsville, Texas, U.S. March 14, 2024. (REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 14, 2024 09:26 PM IST
ByShweta Kukreti

SpaceX launches Super Heavy-Starship rocket after last two blew up; Watch

The SpaceX Starship, a futuristic craft designed to eventually send astronauts to the moon and beyond, roared into the sky from Texas on Thursday.

The two-stage rocketship, taller than the Statue of Liberty, blasted off from the company's Starbase launch site near Boca Chica on the Gulf Coast of Texas near Brownsville, on an uncrewed flight to space.(SpaceX)
Published on Mar 14, 2024 07:19 PM IST
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Musk rails against potential TikTok ban after Trump: ‘This law is not just…’

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has joined Trump to denounce the potential federal ban on Chinese app TikTok, which is widely popular among the youngsters in the US.

Elon Musk said the Congressional bill that prohibits access to the app amounts to
Published on Mar 12, 2024 10:08 PM IST
ByShweta Kukreti

Four astronauts return to Earth with SpaceX after half-year mission at ISS

NASA's Jasmin Moghbeli leads crew of astronauts from Denmark, Japan, and Russia back to Earth.

From left, Roscosmos cosmonaut Konstantin Borisov, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Andreas Mohgensen, NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli, and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Satoshi Furukawa. The quartet splashed down off the coast of Florida on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, completing a six-and-a-half-month space research mission. (NASA via AP)(AP)
Published on Mar 12, 2024 03:45 PM IST

Monsta X, IVE undergo Elon Musk's SpaceX makeover; Agency responds to the hack

K-pop agency Starship Entertainment issued a statement after its artists' YouTube channels were hacked and named SpaceX.

MONSTA X and IVE's YouTube content disappears as alleged hackers rebrand the Starship Entertainment YouTube pages as SpaceX.
Published on Mar 04, 2024 04:59 PM IST

Elon Musk's SpaceX launches 8th long-duration crew to orbit for NASA: Top points

The four crew members were scheduled to reach the space station early on Tuesday after a 16-hour flight.

In this image taken from NASA video, a SpaceX Falcon rocket lifts off toward the International Space Station.(AP)
Published on Mar 04, 2024 09:34 AM IST
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SpaceX launch taking crew to International Space Station delayed by weather

The SpaceX Crew Dragon named Endeavour is to carry the four atop a Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon capsule sits at launch pad LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center (AFP)
Published on Mar 03, 2024 08:02 AM IST

India's new FDI rule may be a blessing for Elon Musk's SpaceX; here's how

India has given the go ahead for 100% foreign direct investments in the space sector, paving way for Elon Musk's SpaceX in the country.

Elon Musk's Starlink can enter Indian market through Centre's new rule(Reuters file photo)
Published on Feb 23, 2024 11:12 AM IST
ByVaishnawi Sinha

Intuitive Machines' Odysseus US Moon landing: Touch down time, how to watch

Intuitive Machines' Nova-C lunar lander, Odysseus, lifted off on February 15 and is set to touch down on the 22nd.

In this photo courtesy of Intuitive Machines, Odysseus passes over the near side of the Moon following lunar orbit during the IM-1 mission on February 21, 2024. An Intuitive Machines Nova-C class lunar lander is bound for the moon, where it will attempt to land near the south pole and carry out experiments that pave the way for the return of American astronauts later this decade. (Photo by Handout / Intuitive Machines / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT
Published on Feb 22, 2024 04:54 PM IST

SpaceX fined over safety violations after worker suffers ‘near amputation’

Elon Musk's SpaceX recently faced a fine of $3,600 following an accident at a company's site in Washington that nearly cost a worker his limb.

 Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer of SpaceX and Tesla and owner of X, formerly known as Twitter.(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 14, 2024 04:29 PM IST
ByShweta Kukreti

Elon Musk's ambitious plan to colonise Mars: ‘To send a million people…’

“We are mapping out a game plan to get a million people to Mars…" Elon Musk wrote on X.

Elon Musk(REUTERS)
Published on Feb 12, 2024 07:56 PM IST

SpaceX Dragon carrying Axiom-3 astronauts returns to Earth after a week delay

A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule returned to Earth on Friday, wrapping up the private Ax-3 astronaut mission that was launched three weeks ago.

The four astronauts of Axiom Space's Ax-3 mission 4.(Axiom Space)
Updated on Feb 09, 2024 08:49 PM IST
ByShweta Kukreti

Musk v Zuckerberg: who’s winning?

One burned billions, the other has earned them

Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk(AFP)
Published on Feb 08, 2024 08:00 AM IST
The Economist

Astronauts from Turkey, Sweden and Italy launch to space station on latest chartered flight

Astronauts from Turkey, Sweden and Italy launch to space station on latest chartered flight

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Updated on Jan 19, 2024 09:30 AM IST
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Elon Musk reacts to drug use claims as SpaceX management expresses concerns

Billionaire Elon Musk's reported drug use has raised a concern amid top executives of SpaceX and Tesla, reported WSJ.

SpaceX, Tesla founder Elon Musk responds to claims of drug use. (Reuters)(REUTERS)
Published on Jan 08, 2024 07:12 AM IST
ByVaishnawi Sinha

In a first, ISRO satellite to launch on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. Check details

The GSAT-20 satellite will be launched in the second quarter of the year, according to NSIL, ISRO's commercial arm.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off, carrying 53 Starlink internet satellites, from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S. May 18, 2022. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo
Published on Jan 03, 2024 05:12 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Elon Musk's Starlink launches first-ever Direct-To-Cell satellite

Elon Musk announced on Wednesday the success of the Starlink mission headed by his aerospace firm SpaceX.

Elon Musk announced the launch of Starlink's first-ever Direct To Cell satellite today. (Reuters)(Reuters file photo)
Published on Jan 03, 2024 11:25 AM IST
ByVaishnawi Sinha

Gautam Adani fortune tanked 3 lakh crore in 2023. How Mukesh Ambani fared?

Gautam Adani faced a loss of $21 billion ( ₹1.7 lakh crore) on January 27 alone, triggered by allegations from short-seller Hindenburg Research.

Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 29, 2023 06:19 PM IST

US military's space plane X-37B blasts off on a secretive mission

U.S. military's X-37B space plane has blasted off on another secretive mission that’s expected to last at least a couple of years.

A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket carrying the X-37B spaceplane for the U.S. Space Force lifts off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2023. The spaceplane blasted off on another secretive mission that’s expected to last at least a couple of years. (Craig Bailey/Florida Today via AP)(AP)
Published on Dec 29, 2023 10:34 AM IST

Elon Musk abuses advertisers for pulling out and trying to ‘blackmail’

Elon Musk faces backlash and FCC fine for controversial remark on CNBC News after he used expletive words for advertisers

Elon Musk Dismisses Advertiser Boycott and Warns of Consequences for X's Future(CNBC)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 08:59 AM IST

‘Opportunity to learn’: NASA stands behind SpaceX after Starship rocket loss

The Starship spacecraft was successfully launched from the company's Starbase launch site in Texas, but contact was lost roughly 10 minutes after lift-off.

People watch as SpaceX's next-generation Starship spacecraft atop its powerful Super Heavy rocket lifts off from the company's Boca Chica launchpad in Texas on November 18.(Reuters)
Updated on Nov 18, 2023 09:20 PM IST

Musk's SpaceX rocket explodes after booster separation: What exactly happened?

During Saturday's launch, a live SpaceX webcast captured the rocketship ascending from the launch tower into the morning sky.

SpaceX's mega rocket Starship launches for a test flight from Starbase in Boca Chica, Texas.(AP)
Published on Nov 18, 2023 08:16 PM IST

SpaceX Starship set for repeat test flight, seven months after last one blew up

Elon Musk - SpaceX's founder, chief executive and chief engineer - sees Starship as eventually replacing the company's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket.

People look on as SpaceX's next-generation Starship spacecraft is prepared for test launch from the company's Boca Chica launchpad near Brownsville, Texas, on November 17.(Reuters)
Published on Nov 18, 2023 04:13 PM IST
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Elon Musk SpaceX's ‘world most powerful rocket’ Starship test flight on Saturday

SpaceX's test flight of the Starship rocket is delayed to Saturday due to technical issues, with the first flight in April ending in an explosion.

A person looks on as SpaceX's huge Super Heavy-Starship is unstacked from the booster as it sits on the launchpad at Starbase in Boca Chica, Texas, on November 16, 2023, ahead of its second test flight posponed to November 18. (AFP)
Updated on Nov 17, 2023 11:39 AM IST

SpaceX signs deal to launch key European satellites: Report

The European Commission, the European Union's executive arm, along with EU member states, must still give final approval for the deal.

The SpaceX logo at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, US.(Reuters)
Published on Oct 23, 2023 02:17 PM IST
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