No launch license, SpaceX delays Starship test flight

Following the completion of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) environmental review of SpaceX’s new launch pad, Starbase, preparations for Starship’s first orbital flight test have intensified. It was expected that the 120-meter-high vehicle complex could finally take off in August. Artist’s rendering of a Starship orbital flight. Orbital flight testing of SpaceX’s vehicle complex … Read more

the astronauts will leave later

And it’s a blow for SpaceX after the accident on the rocket which was to fly away… The first stage of a rocket Space X Falcon 9 collided with a bridge during transport. It is supposed to carry astronauts to the ISS (International Space Station) next month, but the damage is severe, so the launch … Read more

Starlink: FCC rejects SpaceX’s request for $1 billion in subsidies to cover customers in rural areas

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has just denied SpaceX’s request for nearly $1 billion in grants that would have provided broadband coverage to rural customers through the company’s satellite internet service, Starlink. The FCC, the federal communications commission in the United States, rejected SpaceX’s request on Wednesday. In a press release, the FCC said that … Read more

Watch SpaceX surpass 2021 launch count

This Friday (22), at 2:39 p.m. (GMT), SpaceX will launch a batch of 46 Starlink internet satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, departing from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California. Streamed in real time via SpaceX’s YouTube channel, the mission will mark the company’s 32nd launch in 2022, breaking last year’s record. Originally scheduled for this … Read more

SpaceX says demand for “ride rides” on space missions remains high through 2025

One of SpaceX’s biggest revolutions in space launches is the so-called “carpool carrier” service. This type of mission has mainly helped countries without an adequate structure or even financial conditions for their own launches. In May, during SpaceX’s Transporter-5 rideshare mission, the Falcon 9 rocket was loaded with 59 small satellites belonging to about half … Read more