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SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, plans to surround Earth with Starlink satellites to provide global high-speed, low-latency internet.

SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellites could make astronomy on Earth ‘impossible’ and create a space-junk nightmare, some scientists ...

SpaceX recently launched 60 Starlink satellites as part of its plan to blanket Earth in high-speed internet. But scientists foresee some problems.
An animation of SpaceX's Starlink satellite constellation providing internet coverage to the Americas.

A crushing cost estimate of SpaceX’s planned mega-fleet of 42,000 Starlink internet satellites glosses over a huge detail

A new Morgan Stanley Research update estimates the cost of SpaceX's revised Starlink internet plan without Starship, a planned low-cost mega-rocket.
SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, plans to surround Earth with Starlink satellites and provide global high-speed, low-latency internet service from orbit.

SpaceX may want to launch 42,000 internet satellites — about 5 times more spacecraft than humanity has ever flown

Elon Musk wants to cover Earth in high-speed Starlink web access. But crushing SpaceX's competition may require tens of thousands more satellites.
The Kiwi Space Radar is located in the Central Otago region of the south island of New Zealand.

A new radar system will track 250,000 tiny pieces of space junk. It may help prevent snowballing collisions that could cut off our access to orbit.

Tracking tiny bits of debris in space could help us avoid a potential disaster known as a Kessler event.
SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, plans to surround Earth with Starlink satellites and provide global high-speed, low-latency internet service from orbit.

SpaceX may be a $120 billion company if its Starlink global internet service takes off, Morgan Stanley Research predicts

Financial analysts are looking at Elon Musk's plans to surround Earth with thousands of high-speed internet satellites — and they see a lot of green.
A thick ring of space junk orbits Earth in this fanciful artist's concept of a "Kessler syndrome" event.

Satellite collisions may set off a space-junk disaster that could end human access to space. Here’s how.

Experts worry that debris orbiting Earth could lead to a "Kessler syndrome" domino effect that cuts off human access to space for hundreds of years.
An illustration of SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet constellation in orbit around Earth.

Europe’s space agency says it dodged a SpaceX satellite because the company wouldn’t move it out of the way. Buggy software may be to blam...

Satellite collision warnings are rare but not unprecedented, and there's no official rule book about who has to move their spacecraft first.
A pirate ship cruises the Playa during the Burning Man 2014 "Caravansary" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada in 2014.

The massive Burning Man playa in the middle of the Nevada desert can be seen from space — check out the pictures

Burning Man is happening this week for nearly 80,000 attendees ready for a nine-day party made up of interactive art, music, and elaborate costumes.
An illustration showing around 4,400 satellites in SpaceX’s planned Starlink constellation (left) and company founder Elon Musk at a news conference in March (right).

SpaceX lost contact with 3 of the Starlink internet satellites it launched in May, but the company seems pleased with its first batch overall

SpaceX just revealed new details about the internet-providing satellites the company launched into orbit in May.
SpaceX's second-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launches the Arabsat-6A communications satellite from NASA's Launch Complex 39-A at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on April 11, 2019.

Elon Musk says SpaceX will try its ‘most difficult launch ever’ early Tuesday morning. Here’s how to watch live video of the 3rd-eve...

On June 24, the world's most powerful operational rocket will try launching 24 payloads — including an atomic clock and human cremains — into orbit.