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SpaceX launches 53 Starlink satellites into orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL: SpaceX expanded its constellation of low Earth orbit satellites on Saturday with the launch of 53 Starlink satellites from Florida. A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 7:19 a.m. EST and deployed

Starlink satellite internet service receives 500,000 preorders

HOUSTON: SpaceX has received more than 500,000 preorders for its Starlink satellite internet service and anticipates no technical problems meeting the demand, founder Elon Musk said. “Only limitation is high density of users in urban areas,” Musk tweeted, responding to

Iran’s satellite mission fails in blow to space program

TEHRAN: Iran said that launched satellite on Sunday as “successfully,” but failed to put it in orbit, in a blow to its space program that the US claims to be a front for missile production. Long-standing animosity between Tehran and

SpaceX starts 2020 with launching more Starlink satellites

FLORIDA: Elon Musk’s SpaceX on Monday evening has launched its third batch of internet-beaming satellites, Starlink started 2020 with a success. StarLink launched its third batch launching 60 satellites from falcon heavy 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Airspace in Florida

NASA satellite finds India’s crashed Vikram moon lander

MIAMI: A NASA satellite orbiting the moon has found India’s Vikram lander, which crashed on the lunar surface in September, the US space agency said on Monday. NASA released an image taken by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) that showed