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ISPs step up fight against SpaceX, tell FCC that Starlink will be too slow

SpaceX's FCC broadband funding faces more opposition from telco trade groups.

starlink - Ars Technica
12:50pm PST - February 9th, 2021

How to sign up for Starlink, Elon Musk's satellite-internet service

Summary List PlacementStarlink, a satellite-based internet service and division of Elon Musk's aerospace company SpaceX, is currently in its beta-testing phase. But some users can sign up to preorder the internet service, which aims to provide "high-speed, lo…

starlink - Business Insider
10:18am PST - February 9th, 2021

Telesat taps Thales Alenia Space for $3 billion deal to build low earth orbit satellites - Reuters

Canadian satellite company Telesat on Tuesday tapped Thales Alenia Space to build 300 low earth orbit (LEO) telecommunications satellites in a contract worth about $3 billion, saying the first launch would be in about two years.

starlink - Reuters
5:44am PST - February 9th, 2021

SpaceX is now offering $99 preorders of Starlink to more users around the world, including in Mexico, Australia, and US states where the service isn't yet live

Summary List PlacementSpaceX on Monday began offering preorders of its Starlink satellite internet service to more countries and cities around the world, including Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and parts of the US and Canada where Starlink is not yet up and…

starlink - Business Insider
5:12am PST - February 9th, 2021

An unleashed Jeff Bezos will seek to shift space venture Blue Origin into hyperdrive - Reuters

Freed from his daily obligations at Amazon.com Inc, Jeff Bezos is expected to turn up the heat on his space venture, Blue Origin, as it faces a pivotal year and fierce competition from Elon Musk's SpaceX, industry sources said.

starlink - Reuters
4:12am PST - February 8th, 2021

SpaceX filing reveals Starlink internet service has over 10,000 users

Public beta testing for SpaceX’s satellite-beamed internet service kicked off late last year for people in the US, Canada and the UK, and an FCC application (PDF) tells us a bit about how things are going so far. CNBC points out the filing, which seeks design…

starlink - Engadget
9:27pm PST - February 4th, 2021

FACTBOX-Space Race: The sport of choice for billionaires Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk - Reuters

Amazon.com Inc billionaire founder Jeff Bezos said on Tuesday he is stepping down as chief executive of the e-commerce giant as he looks to focus on personal projects, including his rocket startup Blue Origin. Building and sending rockets to outer space is a …

starlink - Reuters
11:28am PST - February 3rd, 2021

Omnispace raises $60M to fuse satellites and 5G into one ubiquitous network

5G has been on a tear the last few years as wireless operators and smartphone manufacturers have made a marketing push touting higher bandwidth and lower latency for users. Yet, for all the attention that 5G gets from consumers, some of the most important new…

starlink - TechCrunch
6:00am PST - February 2nd, 2021

Satellites orbiting Earth are increasing like crazy — how do we prevent them from crashing?

In recent years, satellites have become smaller, cheaper, and easier to make with commercial off the shelf parts. Some even weigh as little as one gram. This means more people can afford to send them into orbit. Now, satellite operators have started launching…

starlink - The Next Web
12:00am PST - January 31st, 2021

SpaceX launched a record-setting 143 satellites into orbit

SpaceX launched the Transporter-1 mission on Sunday, Jan. 24 after two delays, sending a record-setting 143 satellites into orbit. Only 10 of them are Starlink satellites , SpaceX's orbital internet project, while the rest belong to government and business i…

starlink - Mashable
10:14am PST - January 25th, 2021

Satellites beat balloons in race for flying internet

Google's Loon bows out - but thousands of satellites are taking to the skies to beam down the internet.

starlink - BBC News
5:00am PST - January 25th, 2021

Elon Musk launches lasers into space during latest Starlink mission

SpaceX says its space internet service will have ‘near global coverage of the populated world in 2021’

starlink - Independent
3:54am PST - January 25th, 2021

SpaceX breaks India’s record by launching 143 satellites on a single rocket

SpaceX created a unique world record of launching 143 satellites on a single vehicle on Sunday night. The firm broke the record previously held by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which launched 104 satellites in 2017.  The US-based space compan…

starlink - The Next Web
12:00am PST - January 25th, 2021

SpaceX launches record spacecraft in cosmic rideshare program

SpaceX has previously launched to orbit more than 800 satellites of the several thousand needed to offer broadband internet globally, a $10 billion investment it estimates could generate $30 billion annually to help fund Musk's interplanetary rocket program, …

starlink - The Hindu
11:05pm PST - January 24th, 2021

Need a lift? SpaceX launches record spacecraft in cosmic rideshare program - Reuters

A veteran rocket from billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX aerospace company launched 143 spacecraft into space on Sunday, a new record for the most spaceships deployed on a single mission, according to the company.

starlink - Reuters
11:41am PST - January 24th, 2021

SpaceX sends more than 100 satellites skyward in a dazzling Sunday launch

It's been a busy weekend for SpaceX. The company sent yet another rocket racing off into orbit on Sunday morning after a planned Saturday launch was called off due to inclement weather. The rocket, dubbed Transporter-1, is loaded with some very special cargo:…

starlink - Mashable
9:16am PST - January 24th, 2021

SpaceX sets new record for most satellites on a single launch with latest Falcon 9 mission

SpaceX has set a new all-time record for the most satellites launched and deployed on a single mission, with its Transporter-1 flight on Sunday. The launch was the first of SpaceX’s dedicated rideshare missions, in which it splits up the payload capacity of i…

starlink - TechCrunch
8:44am PST - January 24th, 2021

SpaceX launches 143 satellites after weather problems delayed the record-breaking mission

Summary List PlacementSpaceX on Sunday successfully launched 143 satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket after initially delaying the launch due to inclement weather. The Transporter-1 mission breaks the record for the most spacecraft ever deployed on a single launch…

starlink - Business Insider
8:13am PST - January 24th, 2021

SpaceX launches 143 satellites on one rocket in record-setting mission

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried 143 satellites into orbit on a jam-packed rideshare mission Sunday, setting a new world record for the most satellites launched by a single rocket.

starlink - CNN
7:42am PST - January 24th, 2021

Watch SpaceX’s first dedicated rideshare rocket launch live, carrying a record-breaking payload of satellites

SpaceX is set to launch the very first of its dedicated rideshare missions – an offering it introduced in 2019 that allows small satellite operators to book a portion of a payload on a Falcon 9 launch. SpaceX’s rocket has a relatively high payload capacity co…

starlink - TechCrunch
6:06am PST - January 24th, 2021

SpaceX to set record for most satellites launched on a single mission

Party in the payload bay: 143 total satellites deployed in a dozen waves.

starlink - Ars Technica
1:08pm PST - January 22nd, 2021

Loon’s bubble bursts—Alphabet shuts down Internet balloon company

After eight years, Loon couldn't find a "long-term, sustainable business."

starlink - Ars Technica
9:19am PST - January 22nd, 2021

Trump made a mess of tech policy. Here's what Biden is inheriting.

It's hard to focus on the nitty gritty of tech policy when the world is on fire. That doesn’t make Trump’s effect on tech policy and infrastructure any less alarming. Take, for example, his fight against Big Tech in the name of “anti-conservative bias” (no, i…

starlink - Mashable
3:00am PST - January 21st, 2021

SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites

SpaceX has now launched more than 1,000 Starlink internet relay satellites.

starlink - CBS News
4:18pm PST - January 20th, 2021

Daily Crunch: Trump pardons Anthony Levandowski

On his way out the door, President Donald Trump pardons a former Googler, Jack Ma reappears and Wattpad gets acquired. This is your Daily Crunch for January 20, 2021. The big story: Trump pardons Anthony Levandowski Although Donald Trump is no longer presiden…

starlink - TechCrunch
3:39pm PST - January 20th, 2021

the amount of joy I had emailing the shit DSL carrier here that had an ISP monopoly to cancel now that I'm on starlink https://t.co/i6ecIP14p9

Willie Morris (@MoreWillie)
9:05am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @NASASpaceflight: Falcon 9 B1049.8's launch from KSC 39A with the L-17 Starlink mission is now in a 48 hour scrub turnaround stance. Ne…

angelwolf71885 (@angelwolf71885)
9:04am PST - March 1st, 2021
SpaceX Postpones the Launch of 60 Starlink Satellites at the Last Second https://t.co/IfFq91NbVP https://t.co/9HMw58Jldj

SpaceX Postpones the Launch of 60 Starlink Satellites at the Last Second https://t.co/IfFq91NbVP https://t.co/9HMw58Jldj

Canvaslive (@CanvasliveMX)
9:04am PST - March 1st, 2021

Look to the skies about 6.30pm tonight if you want to catch a rare glimpse of the SpaceX satellites #Starlink https://t.co/mfPEriJ4sW

ChronSallie (@ChronSallie)
9:03am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SpaceX: At a time when more people are working from home and more students are participating in virtual learning, internet connectivity…

SACHIN MAJHI (@majhi_sachin)
9:02am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SpaceX: At a time when more people are working from home and more students are participating in virtual learning, internet connectivity…

ISSNESS (@ISSNESS3)
9:02am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @EmreKelly: Yup, 20th Starlink now targeting no earlier than 1953 ET Tuesday. Still horizontal at pad 39A. https://t.co/6BOJcDCXKJ

Do Good, 1 Day at a Time (@SmileSimplify)
9:02am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @NextHorizonsSF: SpaceX is now targeting Tuesday (3/2/21) at 7:53pm EST for the next Starlink launch from 39A. #SpaceX #Starlink

Zshaul Adventures (@Zshauladventure)
9:01am PST - March 1st, 2021

Elon Musk's Starlink satellites will be visible in UK tonight #Starlink https://t.co/T447VJihd1

North Wales Live (@northwaleslive)
9:00am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @VirtualAstro: STARLINK SATELLITES ALERT! Multiple Starlink Satellites and Trains will pass over the UK from the west from around 18:30…

Danbury Dame (@SuePriestley)
9:00am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @EmreKelly: Yup, 20th Starlink now targeting no earlier than 1953 ET Tuesday. Still horizontal at pad 39A. https://t.co/6BOJcDCXKJ

Craig Bailey (@cbphoto1)
9:00am PST - March 1st, 2021
Yup, 20th Starlink now targeting no earlier than 1953 ET Tuesday. Still horizontal at pad 39A. https://t.co/mKHT2mmLXP https://t.co/6BOJcDCXKJ

Yup, 20th Starlink now targeting no earlier than 1953 ET Tuesday. Still horizontal at pad 39A. https://t.co/mKHT2mmLXP https://t.co/6BOJcDCXKJ

Emre Kelly (@EmreKelly)
8:59am PST - March 1st, 2021
Elon Musk backed Starlink broadband is open for pre-order in India but Please DON'T BE GUNG-HO about it. 

#Starlinkbroadband #ElonMusk #india https://t.co/Vg2JGCQOGa

Elon Musk backed Starlink broadband is open for pre-order in India but Please DON'T BE GUNG-HO about it. #Starlinkbroadband #ElonMusk #india https://t.co/Vg2JGCQOGa

Akshay khatte (@Akshaykhatte)
8:59am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SpaceX: At a time when more people are working from home and more students are participating in virtual learning, internet connectivity…

Aljaž | NWC (@AljazKanalec)
8:59am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @techpearce3: Starlink satellite internet coverage map, cost, speed and availability @DrJDrooghaag @treasadovander @baski_LA @Lavalette

Mary Gambara (@mary_gambara)
8:59am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @NextHorizonsSF: SpaceX is now targeting Tuesday (3/2/21) at 7:53pm EST for the next Starlink launch from 39A. #SpaceX #Starlink

lisa (@DomDiaz13)
8:58am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @NextHorizonsSF: SpaceX is now targeting Tuesday (3/2/21) at 7:53pm EST for the next Starlink launch from 39A. #SpaceX #Starlink

wessel schildhuis (@dickblankesabel)
8:58am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @VirtualAstro: STARLINK SATELLITES ALERT! Multiple Starlink Satellites and Trains will pass over the UK from the west from around 18:30…

John Maloney (@WaterWorxUK)
8:58am PST - March 1st, 2021

SpaceX Starlink launch aborted, next window opens Monday: How to watch - CNET https://t.co/mAY1tB2RWC

Rojname News English (@ROJNAME_english)
4:44am PST - March 1st, 2021

SpaceX Starlink launch aborted, next window opens Monday: How to watch - CNET [Cnet] https://t.co/0oRLeKyk73

Rojname Kurdish News ☀️ (@Rojname_com)
4:44am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SpaceflightNow: Good evening from the Kennedy Space Center, where skies are mostly clear with a steady breeze from the southeast. There…

Godzilla (@Godzill30333597)
4:41am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SpaceX: At a time when more people are working from home and more students are participating in virtual learning, internet connectivity…

RØYAL BĒNGAL (@SoumyadipSoren1)
4:40am PST - March 1st, 2021
RT @spacenintendogs: more starlink screenshot sketch-overs lol https://t.co/kSHagfu19P

RT @spacenintendogs: more starlink screenshot sketch-overs lol https://t.co/kSHagfu19P

ベガーズ・オペラ (@BGs_corneria)
4:39am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @Teslarati: Despite a last-minute Sunday abort, SpaceX is still on track to return to flight just two weeks after a rare Falcon 9 booste…

WFO Ed Gaston (@EdGaston11)
4:38am PST - March 1st, 2021

Elon Musk's Starlink satellite internet is coming to India – here's how you can pre-book your connection https://t.co/0RDbtJ6yDz

xxy (@xxy07255392)
4:37am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SpaceX: Auto-abort at T-1:24 ahead of tonight's Falcon 9 launch of Starlink; next launch opportunity is tomorrow, March 1 at 8:15 p.m.…

Mackenzie (@macattackmac101)
4:37am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @elonmusk: You might see much higher download speeds on Starlink at times. Testing system upgrades.

b holman (@bholman24930782)
4:36am PST - March 1st, 2021
RT @SPACEdotcom: SpaceX aborts launch of Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink satellites https://t.co/XCU1b2VIN9 https://t.co/nP8Za6H87t

RT @SPACEdotcom: SpaceX aborts launch of Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink satellites https://t.co/XCU1b2VIN9 https://t.co/nP8Za6H87t

Elizabeth Jane Smith (@lizajane902)
4:36am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SpaceX: At a time when more people are working from home and more students are participating in virtual learning, internet connectivity…

Dana (@dooscarfox)
4:35am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @BiIndia: Elon Musk's #Starlink satellite internet is coming to India – here's how you can pre-book your connection https://t.co/FvQ664…

T Sudhanva (@TSudhanva1)
4:35am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @elonmusk: You might see much higher download speeds on Starlink at times. Testing system upgrades.

DOGECOIN UNIVERSE (@DOGECOINUNIVER1)
4:35am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SpaceX: Auto-abort at T-1:24 ahead of tonight's Falcon 9 launch of Starlink; next launch opportunity is tomorrow, March 1 at 8:15 p.m.…

ChemistPD (@ChemistPD)
4:33am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SpaceX: Auto-abort at T-1:24 ahead of tonight's Falcon 9 launch of Starlink; next launch opportunity is tomorrow, March 1 at 8:15 p.m.…

Alfredo Passos (@profdrpassos)
4:32am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @Erdayastronaut: I’m still frantically trying to set up MARS [Studio B] so I’m ready to stream #SN10’s flight! So I will not be streamin…

hayden manka rip etika and iwata (@Haydenmanka)
4:31am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SpaceX: At a time when more people are working from home and more students are participating in virtual learning, internet connectivity…

sebnemiy (@sebnemiy)
2:13am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SpaceX: At a time when more people are working from home and more students are participating in virtual learning, internet connectivity…

K D (@KDcapitalist)
2:13am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @spacex360: Starlink V1 L100 will launch before Starlink V1 L17. Change my mind.

Dj_mercy_s.a (@Djmercysa1)
2:12am PST - March 1st, 2021
SpaceX Starlink launch suffers last-minute abort after weeks of delays https://t.co/KW5tBKwQJK https://t.co/M8HP3hKUiZ

SpaceX Starlink launch suffers last-minute abort after weeks of delays https://t.co/KW5tBKwQJK https://t.co/M8HP3hKUiZ

Tech News Tube (@TechNewsTube)
2:11am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SawyerMerritt: NEWS: Morgan Stanleys Adam Jonas just put out a new report to clients on Starlink, Tesla, & Autonomous Cars. "We'd not…

Francisco Carbone (@carbonef954)
2:10am PST - March 1st, 2021

RT @SpaceX: At a time when more people are working from home and more students are participating in virtual learning, internet connectivity…

Tesla in the Gong (@TeslaGong)
2:08am PST - March 1st, 2021