Elon Musk talks Starlink

Will Smoot

May 15, 2019

Filtered by Category: SpaceX

Hours before the scheduled launch of the first batch of Starlink satellites, SpaceX hosted a media call with Elon Musk to talk about the upcoming mission.

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A prelaunch news conference for SpaceX’s 17th Commercial Resupply Services (CRS-17) mission to the International Space Station for NASA is held at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 2, 2019. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

SpaceX CRS-17: What's On Board?

Despite the Crew Dragon anomaly which figuratively rocked the Space Coast in late April, SpaceX and NASA are pushing ahead with the CRS-17 flight, citing confidence in the cargo Dragon (or Dragon 1) spacecraft. CRS-17 will re-use a previously flown cargo Dragon, which last visited the International Space Station during CRS-12 in 2017.

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A view from the Beresheet lander over the surface of the Moon.  Photo credit: SpaceIL

SpaceIL Plans Second Lunar Lander After Beresheet Crashes into Lunar Surface

SpaceIL Chairman Morris Kahn today announced plans to build a second Lunar lander after the first Israeli moon mission ended unsuccessfully Thursday when the spacecraft Beresheet (Genesis) crash-landed on the lunar surface.

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Forget Mr. Steven, Go Searcher Completes Recovery Quinfecta for SpaceX After Falcon Heavy Launch

SpaceX set a record by recovering three booster cores and two fairing halves after the $90 Million launch of ArabSat-6A on April 11, 2019.

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First Florida Launch of 2019 Sends Private Spacecraft to the Moon

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION: After a 60-day drought of Space Coast launches, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched at 8:45 PM on Feburary 21, 2019 to deliver three payloads to space. The primary mission is a Nusantara Satu satellite for Indonesia. Also riding along were a small satellite for the USAF and a privately-developed lunar lander called Beresheet.

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