May 25, 2022

Geostationary comsats delivered to Florida for SpaceX launches in June

May 16, 2022

A transport ship delivered the SES 22 and Nilesat 301 geostationary communications satellites to Cape Canaveral over the weekend to prepare for two launches on SpaceX rockets in June, completing a trans-Atlantic journey from France originally planned on Russian-owned cargo planes.

Live coverage: SpaceX launches new booster with more Starlink satellites

May 14, 2022

Less than 24 hours after launching Starlink satellites from California, SpaceX lofted another 53 internet relay stations at 4:40 p.m. EDT (2040 GMT) Saturday from Cape Canaveral aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. It was SpaceX’s 20th launch of the year, and the second of 2022 to debut a new Falcon 9 booster.

SpaceX passes 2,500 satellites launched for Starlink internet network

May 13, 2022

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket Friday afternoon from California’s Central Coast with another batch 53 Starlink internet satellites, pushing the total number of spacecraft launched in the network above 2,500, including testbeds and prototypes already cycled out of the fleet.

NASA safety advisors voice concerns over Boeing’s Starliner, SpaceX’s Starship

May 13, 2022

Members of NASA’s independent safety advisory panel on Thursday cautioned the space agency not to rush toward a crew test flight of Boeing’s troubled Starliner spacecraft. The safety advisors also said there are “obvious safety concerns” about SpaceX’s plan to launch the giant Starship rocket from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, the same facility used for astronaut missions to the International Space Station.

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