The U.S. Space Force has signed a contract modification that allows SpaceX to recover and reuse the first-stage booster of the Falcon 9 rocket for future missions under the National Security Space Launch program.
SpaceX has launched a new wave of satellites for the company's broadband internet service, cnet reported Tuesday. The company sent the Starlink satellites Tuesday via ride-share from Florida-based Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
The third Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite has started using its liquid propulsion systems to reach its operational orbit and is responding to commands from U.S. Space Force and Lockheed operators.
SpaceX will reuse the Falcon 9 rocket's first stages and Crew Dragon spacecraft for missions to the International Space Station as early as 2021 under a modification to the company's Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract with NASA, SpaceNews reported Tuesday.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifted off Saturday to bring another batch of Starlink broadband satellites and three Earth-observing satellites from Planet Labs to low-Earth orbit as part of a rideshare mission, CNET reported Sunday.
SpaceX has launched another group of Starlink satellites along with a deployable visor satellite to low-Earth orbit as part of efforts to provide broadband services while reducing the impact of satellite brightness, SpaceNews reported Wednesday.