SpaceX

latest four-member crew

A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule arrived safely at the International Space Station (ISS) after a brief delay early on Friday, carrying two U.S. astronauts, a Russian cosmonaut and a United Arab Emirates astronaut on a six-month science mission. The autonomously flying spacecraft dubbed Endeavour docked with the space station shortly after 1:40 a.m. EST (0640 […]

orbit for NASA

Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX launched a four-man crew to orbit en route to the International Space Station early on Thursday, with a Russian cosmonaut and United Arab Emirates astronaut joining two NASA crewmates for the flight. The SpaceX launch vehicle, consisting of a Falcon 9 rocket topped with an autonomously operated Crew Dragon capsule […]

billionaire empire

At this point, Elon Musk does not need an introduction, especially after being in the news for his interesting takeover of Twitter. Nevertheless, the tech mogul was once known for his innovative approach to science and technology. In fact, his portfolio contains an extensive list of companies he had a hand in, including PayPal. But […]

SpaceX Gets U.S. Approval

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Thursday it approved SpaceX’s bid to deploy up to 7,500 satellites, but put on hold some other decisions. SpaceX’s Starlink, a fast-growing network of more than 3,500 satellites in low-Earth orbit, has tens of thousands of users in the United States so far, with consumers paying at […]

Broadband Subsidies for SpaceX's Starlink

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission rejected broadband subsidies for SpaceX’s Starlink and LTD bands applications for more than $2 billion in internet service subsidies, the FCC said on Wednesday. In December 2020, the FCC tentatively awarded $9.2 billion to over 300 bidders to deploy high-speed broadband from the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. LTD Broadband won […]

Will Humans Make it to Mars

Conquering space, inhabiting planets, some elusive dreams that broke the hearts of many generations of aficionados and scientists. Probably, this endeavor has been waiting for a crazy person, a genius willing to embrace the risk to achieve what no one came close to achieving. The same person who launched the era of autonomous vehicles with his […]

SpaceX Capsule

The third long-duration astronaut team launched by SpaceX to the International Space Station (ISS) safely returned to Earth early on Friday, splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida to end months of orbital research ranging from space-grown chilies to robots. The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule dubbed Endurance, carrying three U.S. NASA astronauts and […]

Relation Between SpaceX and the Pentagon

When it comes to finding the appropriate party to serve as its distributor, rocket manufacturer, and technology guru, the Department of Defense (DoD) fixed its sight on SpaceX, multi-billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s aerospace company. In one of the U.S.’s attempts to empower its stance in the fight of the powerhouses with China, the relation between […]