Chinasat 18 communications satellite encounters problem after launch
Viasat swaps Ariane 5 launch for new Ariane 6 rocket
SpaceX’s first 60 Starlink broadband satellites deployed in orbit
Q&A with Elon Musk, founder and CEO of SpaceX (members only)
Elon Musk, SpaceX’s founder and chief executive, spoke with reporters via conference call May 15 as the company prepared for the launch of the first 60 satellites to build out a network of potentially thousands of broadband relay stations in low Earth orbit providing high-speed Internet to consumers around the world.
SpaceX postpones Starlink launch to update satellite software
SpaceX releases new details on Starlink satellite design
The 60 satellites SpaceX is set to launch Wednesday night, beginning the build-out of a broadband network of orbiting spacecraft that could eventually number thousands, are based on a new flat-panel design, with krypton-fueled plasma thrusters, high-power antennas, and a capability to autonomously steer away from other objects in space.
Falcon 9 launch timeline for the Starlink 1 mission
Live coverage: SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites on Falcon 9 rocket
Falcon 9 rocket rolled out for first dedicated Starlink launch
SpaceX ground teams at Cape Canaveral transferred a Falcon 9 rocket to launch pad 40 and rotated the booster vertical Monday for a preflight hold-down firing, ahead of a liftoff scheduled for Wednesday night carrying 60 satellites into orbit for the company’s planned Starlink broadband constellation.