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- Super shark-size asteroid comes within striking distance of satellites - CNET
From deep space comes a rock as big as "Deep Blue."
CNET. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Amazon is spending billions on internet satellites, electric cars and more as revenue growth slows
Amazon's large and flashy investments stand out from those of its tech peers over the past year.
CNBC. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- SpaceX set to launch first satellites of its internet network
SpaceX is targeting Thursday night for the launch of 60 satellites into low-Earth orbit, the first of potentially thousands in its Starlink project to beam broadband internet across the planet. ...
Yahoo. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- SpaceX postpones satellite launch amid heavy winds
SpaceX has postponed its first launch of the Starlink constellation of satellites due to safety concerns over heavy winds.
Sky News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites
Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site.
Reuters. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- High winds scrub SpaceX launch of internet relay satellites
While disappointing, SpaceX was taking no chances with launch of its heaviest payload to date
CBS News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- SpaceX postpones satellite launch in Florida due to high winds
Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed its planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first cluster of satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site.
Reuters. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- SpaceX Starlink launch scrubbed due to high winds, now set to launch Thursday - CNET
The first of many missions to establish a megaconstellation of satellites providing global broadband.
CNET. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- SpaceX to launch first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service
In a call with reporters ahead of the evening launch, the billionaire entrepreneur praised the "fundamental goodness" of his mission to expand internet connectivity globally but cautioned that success was far from guaranteed. ...
Yahoo. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Elon Musk says SpaceX Starlink internet satellites are key to funding his Mars vision
Elon Musk said SpaceX has the funding to build and launch enough Starlink satellites to begin using the network.
CNBC. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- SpaceX launch kick-starts space-based internet
The first batch of 60 SpaceX Starlink satellites will serve as a test of the company's ambitious internet plans
CBS News. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Antarctic revealed in sharper 3D view
The European satellite measuring the shape of the White Continent is now working at higher resolution.
BBC News. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Senior Space Official Said To Have Fled Russia Amid Audits
A senior official from Russia's Roskosmos space agency, Yury Yaskin, has apparently fled Russia in the midst of audits and inspections of the satellite and ballistic-missile research center that he headed.
Radio Liberty. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Elon Musk: Here are SpaceX's first 60 Starlink internet-beaming satellites
SpaceX takes a small step towards low Earth orbit satellite internet.
ZDNet. Monday, 13 May 2019.
- Elon Musk unveils 60 internet satellites ready for launch
SpaceX boss Elon Musk has unveiled 60 satellites he is sending into space on Wednesday to help improve internet coverage on earth.
Sky News. Monday, 13 May 2019.
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