SpaceX’s latest launch, due to be launched on Tuesday morning South African time and billed by Elon Musk as the company’s most difficult ever, has the potential to be extraordinary for a whole host of reasons.
The launch of 60 Starlink satellites by Elon Musk’s SpaceX has grabbed the attention of people around the globe. With Musk planning for up to 12 000 satellites in low-Earth orbit, this fleet could forever change our view of the heavens.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites late on Thursday, a key step in Musk’s vision of creating a space-based network to provide broadband service around the world.
SpaceX satellites designed to beam Internet coverage from space to underserved areas of the world have been revealed by Elon Musk ahead of their anticipated launch later this week.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket on Thursday for Saudi Arabia’s Arabsat, the rocket’s first mission for a paying customer.
No-one was on board the Dragon capsule that launched Saturday on its first test flight, only an instrumented dummy.
SpaceX launched an unmanned Crew Dragon craft from Florida to the International Space Station early on Saturday, a milestone for Elon Musk’s goal of enabling humans to live on other planets.