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SpaceX launches 60 more satellites during 15th Starlink mission

SpaceX has launched another batch of 60 Starlink satellites, the primary ingredient for its forthcoming global broadband internet service. The launch took place at 11:31 AM EDT, with a liftoff from Ca

Announcing the agenda for TC Sessions: Space 2020

TC Sessions: Space is happening this December 16 and 17 — our first-ever dedicated space event. This is a live, virtual two-day conference featuring the most important people in the space indust

Microsoft debuts Azure Space to cater to the space industry, partners with SpaceX for Starlink data center broadband

Microsoft is taking its Azure cloud computing platform to the final frontier — space. It now has a dedicated business unit called Azure Space for that purpose, made up of industry heavyweights a

Daily Crunch: Pakistan un-bans TikTok

TikTok returns to Pakistan, Apple launches a music-focused streaming station and SpaceX launches more Starlink satellites. This is your Daily Crunch for October 19, 2020. The big story: Pakistan un-ba

Equity Monday: Three neat venture rounds, and Alibaba’s latest

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest big

SpaceX successfully launches 60 more Starlink satellites, bringing total delivered to orbit to more than 800

SpaceX on Sunday launched another batch of 60 of its internet-beaming Starlink satellites, growing its constellation even further. That makes 835 Starlink satellites launched thus far, though not all

NASA loads 14 companies with $370M for ‘tipping point’ technologies

NASA has announced more than a third of a billion dollars worth of “Tipping Point” contracts awarded to over a dozen companies pursuing potentially transformative space technologies. The p

HBO is making a limited series about Elon Musk and the founding of SpaceX

HBO is in the process of developing a six-episode limited series about the founding days of SpaceX and Elon Musk, Variety reports. The show will be based on Ashlee Vance’s biography of the Tesla

Kayhan Space wants to be the air traffic control service for satellites in space

Kayhan Space, the Boulder, Colorado and Atlanta-based company launched from Techstars’ virtual space-focused accelerator, wants nothing more than to be the air traffic control service for satell

SpaceX awarded contract to help develop US missile-tracking satellite network

SpaceX has secured a contract valued at just shy of $150 million by the U.S. Space Development Agency, a branch of the U.S. military that is tasked with building out America’s space-based defens

SpaceX successfully launches another Starlink mission, with over 700 satellites launched to date

SpaceX has launched yet another flight of 60 of its Starlink broadband internet satellites. The launch took off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 7:29 AM EDT (4:29 AM PDT) this morning, after ha

Spacebit books a second trip to the moon via NASA’s commercial lunar payload program

U.K.-based robotic rover startup Spacebit has booked a second payload delivery to the moon, aboard the Nova-C lander that Intuitive Machines is planning to send in 2021 as part of NASA’s Commerc

Daily Crunch: Twitter confronts image-cropping concerns

Twitter addresses questions of bias in its image-cropping algorithms, we take a look at Mario Kart Live and the stock market takes a hit after President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis. This is your

Watch SpaceX launch a GPS satellite for the US Space Force live

Update: Tonight’s launch was scrubbed with two seconds remaining in the count and will be rescheduled. SpaceX is set to launch a GPS-III satellite for the U.S. Space Force using a Falcon 9 rocket,

Elon Musk says an update for its Starship spacecraft development program is coming in 3 weeks

SpaceX will provide an update about what’s happening with their Starship spacecraft in roughly three weeks, according to CEO and founder Elon Musk. Starship is a next-generation, fully reusable

Starlink puts towns devastated by wildfires online for disaster relief workers

SpaceX’s Starlink has showed its utility in connecting far-flung locations to the internet quickly and relatively simply in Washington, where like much of the west coast wildfires have caused en

Watch SpaceX launch 60 more Starlink satellites for its broadband internet service

UPDATE: Scrubbed for today due to weather. SpaceX is launching 60 additional satellites to join the over 500 already on orbit as part of its Starlink global broadband internet constellation. The launc

Founded by former SpaceX engineers, First Resonance pitches tools to make things the SpaceX way

After operating in stealth mode for about two years, First Resonance, a company founded by former SpaceX engineers, is finally showing the world their software toolkit designed to let manufacturers ma

Blue Origin targets this Thursday for New Shepard reusable rocket launch with NASA landing system test

Update: Following an electrical issue that occurred during the original launch window, NS-13 has been rescheduled to the morning of October 13, Blue Origin announced today. Blue Origin just announced

Contestants will compete for a SpaceX trip to the International Space Station in new reality TV show

There’s a reality TV competition show in the works that will feature a 2023 trip to the International Space Station as the grand prize, Deadline reports. The production company behind the show,
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