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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).

Elon Musk has a 2027 deadline to surround Earth with high-speed Starlink internet satellites — but the service would work far sooner than that

SpaceX founder Elon Musk said that, while the company's Starlink internet network calls for 12,000 satellites, only 1,000 are needed to make a profit.

Elon Musk says SpaceX will broadcast ‘kind of weird’ video of Starlink’s first 60 satellites as they shuffle into orbit tonight

SpaceX founder Elon Musk said the first 60 Starlink internet satellites would look "like spreading a deck of cards on a table" while going into orbit.
A composite image of SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk, and an illustration of SpaceX's constellation of Starlink satellites to provide high-speed internet around the world.

Strong winds forced SpaceX to call off its first Starlink satellite launch, which it hopes to launch today instead

Elon Musk's rocket company was meant to launch 60 satellites into space on Wednesday night in its goal to cover Earth in high-speed internet.
An illustration of Starlink, a fleet of internet-providing satellites that may one day surround the world.

SpaceX is launching 60 Starlink satellites tonight as part of a global high-speed internet gambit — watch the rocket launch live

Elon Musk's SpaceX hopes to launch the first 60 internet-providing satellites of its Starlink network on Thursday between 10:30 p.m. and midnight ET.

Elon Musk made another 420 joke while unveiling 60 high-tech satellites that could transform the internet

Minor internet coverage will require launching 420 satellites, according to Musk. "That *might* not be my lucky number," Musk joked.
Jeff Bezos (left) and Elon Musk.

SPACE WARS: Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are mocking each other’s visions to conquer Mars and the moon

At an event in Washington DC, Jeff Bezos unveiled plans to put people on the moon, unveiling a giant lunar-landing vehicle named 'Blue Moon.'
SpaceX performs a parachute test for its Crew Dragon spaceship, which will ferry NASA astronauts to and from space.

‘It failed’: NASA says SpaceX and Boeing’s recent spaceship-parachute tests did not go well

NASA told Congress on Wednesday that a test of SpaceX's parachute system for Crew Dragon, a space capsule for astronauts, did not go well.
A hover test of SpaceX's Dragon 2 capsule escape thrusters.

SpaceX confirmed that its Crew Dragon spaceship for NASA was ‘destroyed’ by a recent test. Here’s what we learned about the explosiv...

Hans Koenigsmann, a SpaceX vice president, gave details about a test "anomaly" that destroyed its Crew Dragon capsule, which is designed to fly NASA astronauts.
SpaceX lost a rocket core at the weekend.

A SpaceX rocket survived space but was torn apart by high seas

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the engines still might be salvaged.
One of the last photos transmitted by Beresheet, the first private mission to attempt a moon landing. The spacecraft was designed and built by the Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL.

Israeli scientists’ attempt at the first private moon landing failed because of a glitch that caused a high-speed crash into the lunar surface

SpaceIL reported that a technical glitch in one of Beresheet's components caused the spacecraft's main engine to malfunction.