A composite image showing rows of Starlink satellites awaiting deployment into low Earth orbit in front of a picture of Earth taken from the International Space Station. (Image credit: SpaceX via X)

Starlink Upgrade Incoming? SpaceX Filing Requests Spectrum for 29,888 Satellites

By Michael Kan, Published by PC Magazine, 13 October 2023 The International Telecommunication Union filing may be an effort to seize more radio spectrum ahead of a future Starlink upgrade. SpaceX has made a mysterious new regulatory filing for 29,888 satellites, possibly in an attempt to secure more radio spectrum

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SpaceX’s Starlink Internet Faces Grave Safety Allegations from FAA

Published by hocmarketing, 11 October 2023 Editor: Diem My SpaceX has requested federal regulators to rectify a report that erroneously implies that the Starlink satellite constellation could potentially endanger individuals on Earth. The Federal Aviation Administration, responsible for granting licenses for commercial spacecraft launch and reentry, presented the report to

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SpaceX wins $70 million Space Force contract for Starshield military satellites

By Brett Tingley, Published by Space.com, 2 October 2023 Starshield satellites are capable of hosting "the most demanding customer payload missions." SpaceX has won its first contract with the United States Space Force for its new Starshield satellite constellation.  The one-year contract is worth $70 million and was confirmed by

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Artist's illustration of Starlink's satellites communicating with lasers

Starlink launches V2 mini-satellites with ‘space lasers’

Artist's illustration of Starlink's satellites communicating with lasers By Ameya Paleja, published by Interesting Engineering, 3 October 2023 Data transfers between satellites in the constellation can now reach speeds of 100 Gbps without involving ground stations. Elon Musk's SpaceX has achieved yet another milestone in space-based internet services after launching

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G60 Starlink, which is backed by the Shanghai municipal government, will eventually comprise more than 12,000 satellites in low earth orbit. Image: Shutterstock/Nasa

China plans second megaconstellation, G60 Starlink with 12,000 satellites, to rival American SpaceX programme

G60 Starlink, which is backed by the Shanghai municipal government, will eventually comprise more than 12,000 satellites in low earth orbit. Image: Shutterstock/Nasa By Ling Xin, Published by South China Morning Post, 30 September 2023 The project is backed by the Shanghai municipal government and will eventually comprise more than

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