Tag Archives: Starlink

SpaceX’s Starlink: The Future of Satellite Internet or a Pipe Dream?

ook up into the sky one night and you might spot one of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites sailing overhead. Relatively small in size (they weigh about 227 kg each and are about the size of a table), there are more than 700 of them orbiting the Earth so far, and the company hopes to launch as many as 30,000 more.

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Lots Going On In Space Business

Editor’s comment: Lots in space

Start the countdown: Five… space tourism will soon be a reality. Four… SpaceX Nasa mission Crew Dragon capsule docks with The International Space Station. Three… Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit rocket mission hits debut snag. Two… Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites light up May’s night skies. One… spaceports move ever closer to launching first rockets from UK soil.

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The First All-Female 45th Weather Squadron Will Watch Over SpaceX’s Starlink Launch Saturday

The first all-female 45th Weather Squadron will watch over SpaceX's Starlink launch Saturday

The first all-female 45th Weather Squadron on June 11, 2020. (Image credit: Amy Thompson/Space.com) The first-ever all-female 45th Weather Squadron will be watching the weather for SpaceX’s upcoming Starlink launch . This history-making team of six women — three military and three civilian launch weather officers — will be performing weather assessments and providing forecasts and advisory for the launch.

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