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Musk outlines Starlink 2.0

Elon Musk has confirmed that SpaceX has built the first Starlink 2.0 satellite, which will be much larger and more powerful than the original versions. However, Musk’s Starship mega-rocket is the only way SpaceX will be able to get volume production of Starlink 2.0 into their orbits. The new satellite design is 22 feet (7 […]

June 6, 2022By Chris Forrester

FAA stymies Musk’s SpaceX plans

The powerful Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has again placed a halt on Elon Musk’s plans to launch rockets from his Boca Rica, South Texas site. The location is where Musk’s engineers are building a new suite of giant Starship and Super Heavy rockets. The FAA is conducting an environmental review on the rockets and their […]

March 29, 2022

Musk threatens Florida move

Elon Musk is considering shifting the giant SpaceX Starship development and testing work from its current Texas base to Florida. Musk’s worry is an ongoing environmental review being undertaken by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The FAA is expected to deliver its verdict on Starship testing by February 28th, and which – if favourable – […]

February 14, 2022

FAA delays Starship environmental review

Elon Musk is preparing his giant Starship at its Boca Chica, south Texas launch site, but an expected approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is not now expected before the end of February. There have been more than 18,000 comments filed into the FAA in regard to its draft comments on the launch of […]

January 4, 2022By Chris Forrester

FAA grounds Virgin Galactic

The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has firmly told Virgin Galactic that its SpaceShipTwo Boeing ‘Cosmic Girl’ and sub-orbital rocket flights are grounded. The FAA is investigating why the SpaceShipTwo rocket departed from its planned – and authorised – flight path. “Virgin Galactic may not return the SpaceShipTwo vehicle to flight until the FAA approves the […]

September 10, 2021By Chris Forrester

SpaceX gets FAA warning

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has criticised Elon Musk’s SpaceX over a test launch of a giant Starship rocket (Flight SN8) on December 9th 2020. The FAA says SpaceX ignored two warnings that its official issued software had shown up and that SpaceX was under formal investigation over how it responded to the FAA warning […]

June 17, 2021By Chris Forrester