Europe’s Wi-Fi satellite program will exclude non-EU countries
The EC's lead Commissioner says full proposal will include strict criteria for those wishing to take part.
Thierry Breton, the EC's Internal Market Commissioner, said this week that the bloc will likely exclude non-EU countries from a new communications satellite program. The reason for the excl... Read more
The future of SpaceX depends on 42,000 satellites and the Starship
This year Elon Musk achieved milestones across multiple platforms, but space is what he finds most challenging.
This year, billionaire CEO Elon Musk reached several milestones across Tesla, SpaceX and Starlink. Time chose him as their Person of the Year for 2021 because "With a flick of his fing... Read more
OneWeb aims to take on Elon Musk’s Starlink
The company has launched 36 satellites into orbit in one day.
OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, this week confirmed its successful deployment of 36 satellites on one day of launch operations. The launches took place in nine batches over a period of 3 hours 45 mi... Read more
Amazon commits more than $10 billion to Project Kuiper
Project Kuiper is an initiative led by Amazon that will set up 3,236 satellites in low-Earth orbit for internet connectivity. Amazon reported on Thursday that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had granted the regulatory approval to launch Project Kuiper while providing other details conce... Read more
SpaceX gets permission to launch another 7,518 satellites
SpaceX, the space company of Elon Musk, has received permission from the American Federal Communictions Commission to send another 7,518 broadband satellites into space. That's what Silicon Angle reports. The company already had permission to launch 4,425 satellites, as part of the Starlink project ... Read more