SpaceX

Elon Says Starlink Private Beta in 3 Months and Public in 6 Months

Posted in Business, Hardware, Online on 24th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

The SpaceX Starlink system will not have any competition for low altitude and low latency satellite service for many years. The nearest competitor, OneWeb, went bankrupt a few weeks ago.

First manned SpaceX Crew Dragon flight set for May 27 liftoff

Posted in Business, Science on 20th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

In addition to the systems of the Crew Dragon being tested in orbit, the launch pad, rocket, spacecraft, and operational capabilities will be put through their paces back on Earth.

SpaceX Dragon XL Will Supply 5 Tons to the NASA Lunar Gateway

Posted in Business on 30th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

NASA is planning multiple supply missions in which the cargo spacecraft will stay at the Gateway for six to 12 months at a time.

Another batch of 60 Starlink satellites.

Posted in Business, Hardware on 20th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

SpaceX has successfully launched and deployed another batch of 60 Starlink satellites.

Two Thousand SpaceX Super Heavy Starship Launches for the Price of One SLS Launch

Posted in Business, Hardware on 8th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

The SLS is getting $2.5-4 billion of funding each year from 2021-2025. The plan is to launch 4 times in that five year period. Each SLS is costs $3-5 billion.