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Norcross joins FOX Weather

FOX Weather, FOX News Media’s free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) weather service, has hired renowned meteorologist Bryan Norcross announced Sharri Berg, president of the service. Norcross will serve as a hurricane specialist and contributor for the FAST channel, effective immediately. Berg commented: “FOX Weather has attracted the best names in broadcast meteorology, and we’re thrilled […]

March 14, 2022

Another 48 Starlink satellites launched

A Falcon 9 rocket, using a booster that had already flown four times, placed 48 Starlink satellites into space on March 9th. It was SpaceX’s tenth successful flight in as many weeks. The launch took place from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 15.45 GMT. The rocket’s booster made a perfect landing – despite a few […]

March 10, 2022By Chris Forrester

AST SpaceMobile, SpaceX multi-launch agreement

AST SpaceMobile, the company building a space-based cellular broadband network accessible directly by standard mobile phones, has signed a multi-launch agreement with SpaceX. In addition to the planned summer launch of the BlueWalker 3 test satellite (BW3), the agreement covers the launch of the BlueBird satellites and provides a framework for future launches. “This agreement […]

March 10, 2022

Starlink still jammed near Ukraine

Elon Musk’s Starlink broadband satellite service continues to be jammed over “conflict areas” according to SpaceX. The problem is forcing Starlink to be “reprioritised to cyber defense & overcoming signal jamming” said Musk in a Tweet. Musk added that a recent software update helped bypass the jamming, saying: “Some Starlink terminals near conflict areas were […]

March 8, 2022By Chris Forrester

Routine success for Starlink launch

A launch by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on March 3rd successfully placed an extra 47 Starlink broadband satellites into orbit. The SpaceX booster had previously flown ten times (GPS III-3, Turksat-5A, Transporter 2, and seven Starlink missions) so was well ‘flight proven’. The launch took place from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center. […]

March 4, 2022By Chris Forrester

OneWeb production could stay in Florida

When the UK made its $500 million investment in the – then bankrupt – OneWeb satellite constellation, much was made of the prospects for production of the actual satellites, with UK officials talking optimistically about satellites being built in the UK. Alok Sharma, then business secretary in the UK government, spoke at the time of […]

March 2, 2022By Chris Forrester

SpaceX successfully adds 46 Starlinks to fleet

SpaceX launched its seventh mission in a little more than seven weeks on February 21st, with flawless lift-off of a Falcon 9 rocket at 14.44 GMT from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. SpaceX has two more Falcon 9 rockets scheduled to blast off in the next 10 days from different launch pads […]

February 22, 2022By Chris Forrester

SpaceX readies 46 Starlinks; stock split

Elon Musk will be hoping for more luck with a launch of 46 of his Starlink broadband satellites today (February 21st) at 9.44am EST time. The last batch of Starlinks launched on February 3rd saw 40 totally destroyed by a geomagnetic storm. This latest launch on a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Space […]

February 21, 2022By Chris Forrester

AEW launches AEW Music Live

Two days ahead of the launch of its new collaboration album, Who We Are: A Celebration of Excellence, Vol. 1, AEW announced the launch of a live concert experience, “AEW Music Live!” with its first-ever show in Orlando on March 5th. Taking place at The Venue at UCF ahead of the highly anticipated AEW REVOLUTION […]

February 16, 2022

Triple launch success for SpaceX

A bright Florida afternoon sky helped SpaceX and its Falcon 9 to successfully launch 49 of Starlink satellites on February 3rd. The triple success was the third Falcon 9 launch in barely 10 days. Two were from Florida and the other from Vandenberg Air Base in California. The two Floridian launches successfully returned their booster […]

February 4, 2022By Chris Forrester