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 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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SpaceX forms ‘Starshield’ business unit to focus on national security

By Courtney Albon, Published by DefenseNews, 5 December 2022 WASHINGTON — SpaceX is creating a new national security business unit called Starshield that will build on its launch and satellite communications offerings and introduce additional capabilities including Earth observation. The company, founded by billionaire Elon Musk, unveiled Starshield Dec. 2,

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