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New FAA documents reveal SpaceX’s latest plans for launching Starship prototypes on suborbital flights from South Texas — and potential hurdles to orbit

SpaceX is building a facility in Boca Chica, located at the southeastern tip of Texas, to develop, build, and launch fully reusable Starship-Super Heavy rockets. The company is focused on suborbital up-and-down flights of prototypes for now, but it eventually plans to launch Starships to orbit and land them back […]
New FAA documents reveal SpaceX’s latest plans for launching Starship prototypes on suborbital flights from South Texas — and potential hurdles to orbit
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10 times Carnival has come under fire for skirting environmental regulations

Carnival Corporation has paid millions of dollars in fines over the years for violating environmental regulations. Carnival is the parent company of major cruise lines like Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises, and Holland America. Those cruise lines have all come under scrutiny over pollution since the 1990s. “We […]
10 times Carnival has come under fire for skirting environmental regulations
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SpaceX’s licence to launch hundreds of internet satellites may have violated the law, experts say. Astronomers could sue the FCC.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gave SpaceX a green light to launch a constellation of thousands of internet satellites, called Starlink. But some astronomers worry that the bright satellites could blot out the stars and threaten astronomy itself. A forthcoming paper suggests the FCC’s approval of the project may violate […]
SpaceX’s licence to launch hundreds of internet satellites may have violated the law, experts say. Astronomers could sue the FCC.