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SpaceX sends Starlink and Planet satellites to orbit

SpaceX today launched dozens more of its Starlink broadband internet satellites, plus three piggyback satellites for Planet — marking the first of the company’s in-house rideshare deliveries to orbit. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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SpaceX software team talks up Starlink satellites

SpaceX’s Starlink satellite constellation is still deep into testing mode, but it’s already generating 5 trillion bytes of data on a daily basis and getting software updates on a weekly basis. Those are a couple of the nuggets coming from a weekend Reddit … Continue reading

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SpaceX launches eighth batch of Starlink satellites

Less than a week after sending two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, SpaceX sent 60 more of its Starlink broadband internet satellites into low Earth orbit tonight, boosting the constellation to 480 satellites. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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SpaceX seeks regulatory changes for Starlink

In a new regulatory filing, SpaceX says it plans to start offering commercial broadband internet service using its Starlink satellite constellation in the northern U.S. and southern Canada by the end of this year. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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SpaceX launches Starlink satellites and sets record

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster executed its fourth successful launch and landing as part of a mission that put 60 more Starlink broadband internet satellites into orbit, marking the seventh such mission. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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SpaceX cleared for a million Starlink terminals

After months of consideration, the Federal Communications Commission has granted SpaceX a license for up to a million terminals that would work on the ground with the company’s Starlink satellite constellation to deliver global broadband internet service. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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SpaceX launches sixth batch of Starlink satellites

A  Falcon 9 rocket sent SpaceX’s sixth batch of 60 Starlink broadband satellites into orbit and set a record for reusability today, but missed making yet another touchdown. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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SpaceX aborts Starlink launch at last second

SpaceX’s planned launch of its sixth batch of 60 Starlink broadband satellites literally fizzled out today, due to an engine power problem on the Falcon 9 rocket. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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Elon Musk says there’s nothing to fear from Starlink

Will SpaceX’s Starlink broadband satellite constellation ruin astronomy? Will it threaten the telecom industry? Will SpaceX spin out Starlink anytime soon? SpaceX’s billionaire CEO, Elon Musk, answered all three questions today at a fireside chat at the Satellite 2020 conference in Washington, D.C.: No, … Continue reading

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Elon Musk touts Starlink satellites for U.S. military

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took a rare deep dive into the workings of his company’s Starlink broadband satellite operation in Redmond, Wash., today at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium in Florida. He also put in a pitch for robotic fighter jets … … Continue reading

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