Satellites

SpaceX

SpaceX Seeks U.S. Approval to Provide Internet from Space

The Calif.-based company, owned and operated by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, has proposed an orbiting digital communications array that would eventually consist of 4,425 satellites.

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Satellite, Lands Rocket Back on Drone Ship in Ocean

It's the fourth time a SpaceX rocket has landed on the drone ship, which is stationed in the Atlantic Ocean, and the sixth time one of the company's space vehicles has landed back on Earth.

SpaceX Rocket Launches Satellite, Then Lands on Ship at Sea

The satellite is designed to provide television, data and mobile communications services to customers across Asia, Russia and Oceania and the Pacific Islands.

Russia Launches First Rocket From New Spaceport at Second Attempt

A rocket carrying three satellites launched near China's border.

Virgin Galactic Lands in Long Beach, Unveils Plan to Launch Small Satellites Into Space

Richard Branson's commercial spaceflight venture moved into the Southern California city to build a craft that will rocket satellites, not people, into space. We caught up with Virgin Galactic's CEO for the latest details.

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A Startup Founded by Former NASA Scientists Just Landed $95 Million

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