Tagged With Satellites

Watch SpaceX's Starlink satellites zoom across the night sky over the UK, looking like a chain of fairy lights


Elon Musk's SpaceX is close to winning FCC approval to fly more than 4,000 Starlink satellites in a lower orbit. But rivals say it could increase collision risks.


A magnetic spacecraft that can attract dead satellites has entered orbit - a test in a new effort to clean up space junk



An Eiffel Tower-sized asteroid is about to whiz by Earth. When it returns in 8 years, it could cross paths with our satellites.


Russia may fine citizens for using SpaceX's Starlink internet. Here's how the internet service poses a threat to authoritarian regimes.


SpaceX delayed the first Starlink satellite launch of 2021 because of bad weather and safety inspections. It will now blast 60 internet satellites into orbit on Wednesday instead.



MONEY FOR MARS: Inside SpaceX's quest to make Starlink the world's top off-planet internet business


SpaceX's Starlink satellite-internet service provides rapid speeds of 175 Mbps in freezing temperatures, high winds, and deep snow, users report


2020 as seen from space: Satellite images reveal wildfires, oil spills, hurricanes, and catastrophic explosions


New satellite images show the Arecibo Observatory before and after its violent collapse in Puerto Rico


Dozens of families in rural Texas will get SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet for free in 2021


SpaceX is on a stunning streak with Starlink, Elon Musk's plan to bathe Earth in high-speed internet. But the scheme isn't without big snags.



SpaceX is working with Microsoft to build a satellite network that can detect the launch of nuclear weapons


About 1 in 40 of SpaceX's Starlink satellites may have failed. That's not too bad, but across a 42,000-spacecraft constellation it could spark a crisis.


A dead Soviet satellite and a discarded Chinese rocket body just avoided colliding in space and exploding into dangerous debris


Elon Musk says Starlink now has enough satellites in orbit to launch a public beta of its high-speed internet service



There's a spacecraft graveyard in the middle of the ocean. Here's what's down there.


Meet Gilmour Space Technologies – the Aussie company aiming to launch a rocket into space in 2022


Rocket Lab just launched its first spacecraft, transforming a leftover piece of its rocket into a satellite that can carry missions to the moon or Venus


SpaceX says its Starlink satellite internet can download 100 megabits per second, and 'space lasers' transfer data between satellites