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elon muskSpaceX Starlink Satellite Simulations

Mark Handley (UCL, University College London) has simulation showing the orbits of various SpaceX Starlink satellite constellations. There are simulations of 72, 264 and 11927 satellites. SpaceX is launching 60 satellites at a time. SpaceX has 60 production Starlink satellites …

businessSpaceX Has Money to Make Starlink Operational Which Will Then Pay for Starship

SpaceX has raised over $1 billion and this will be enough money to make and deploy the 720 Starlink satellites that are needed for an operational constellation. Musk said SpaceX will have most of the space launch revenue at $3 …

elon muskSpaceX Successfully Launched the Sixty Starlink Satellites

SpaceX is scheduled to launch launched the sixty Starlink satellites in 2.5 hours at 10:30 EDT – 7:30 PDT time. The launch is successful and they landed the first stage. The second burn will start in about six minutes to …

businessSix Launches of Starlink Satellites to Reach Initial Activation

Elon Musk tweeted that only six launches of Starlink Satellites will be needed to reach initial activation of a 360 satellite constellation. 720 satellites from 12 launches will provide significant coverage of the US and Europe. 360 satellites would only …

cubesatEXOLAUNCH Will Launch UAE Cubesat to Monitor CO2 and Methane

The UAE Space Agency and EXOLAUNCH announced that MeznSat will be launched into orbit by the end of this year in a joint agreement. MeznSat will operate using a shortwave infrared spectrometer to measure the abundance and distribution of methane …

satellitesSixty Starlink Satellites in One Falcon 9 – Fourteen Launches for Commercial Service

Elon Musk has shown a stack of sixty Starlink Satellites in a SpaceX Falcon 9 that will soon be launched. SpaceX will be able to start operating the Starlink network with 800 Starlink satellites. It would take fourteen launches to …

businessLeoSat Has $2 Billion in Contracts for Future Satellite Constellation

LeoLabs announced they have signed more than US$2Billion in commercial agreements ahead of launching the world’s fastest, most secure and widest coverage data network delivered over a constellation of low-Earth-orbit satellites.

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