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Elon Musk rejects claims that his Starlink satellites are taking too much space

Elon Musk has rejected claims that his Starlink satellite internet project is taking up too much room in space. “Tens of billions” of satellites can be accommodated in orbits close to Earth, he told the Financial Times. His comments come after a claim by the head of the European Space Agency (ESA) that Mr Musk […]

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Elon Musk faces criticism after Starlink satellite nearly misses China’s space station

Chinese citizens lashed out online against billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk’s space ambitions on Monday after China complained that its space station was forced to take evasive action to avoid collision with satellites launched by Musk’s Starlink programme. The satellites from Starlink Internet Services, a division of Musk’s SpaceX aerospace company, had two “close encounters” […]

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Elon Musk: The world’s richest person to pay $11 billion in taxes this year

Elon Musk, the world’s richest person, has tweeted he will pay $11 billion in tax for this year. Mr Musk has been embroiled in a public debate on social media over how much tax he pays. Earlier this week, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren tweeted that Mr Musk should stop “freeloading off everyone else”. “For those […]

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Indian government asks citizens to shun Elon Musk’s Starlink internet services until it gets license

The Indian government advised people against subscribing to Starlink Internet Services, a division of billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX aerospace company, as it does not have a license to operate in the country. A government statement issued late on Friday said Starlink had been told to comply with regulations and refrain from “booking/rendering the satellite internet […]

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Four astronauts returning to Earth aboard SpaceX capsule to wear diapers due to broken toilet

Astronauts aboard the SpaceX capsule coming home Monday will have an extra challenge to deal with – no working toilet. The four members on SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavor will be wearing diapers as they splash down. The crew for this mission, known as Crew-2, has been at the International Space Station since April, and have […]

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Prince William slams billionaires focusing on space tourism instead of saving planet Earth

Prince William criticized billionaires who are focused on space tourism, saying they should instead be investing more time and money in saving Earth. The Duke of Cambridge spoke about the current rush for space travel in an interview with Newscast podcast, aired on Thursday. He said: “We need some of the world’s greatest brains and […]

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SpaceX Inspiration4: Problem in the toilet sets off alarm on all tourist spaceflight

An alarm went off in SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, a 13-foot-wide carbon-fiber capsule as it was free flying through Earth’s orbit, shielded from the unforgiving vacuum of space. Jared Isaacman and his three fellow crewmates were warned of a “significant” issue. They’d spent months poring over SpaceX manuals and training to respond to in-space emergencies, […]

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‘He’s Still Sleeping’: Elon Musk mocks Joe Biden for ignoring SpaceX Inspiration4 success

Billionaire Elon Musk mocked President Joe Biden over the weekend after the successful return of SpaceX’s Inspiration4 – an all civilian flight after a three-day orbital mission. When someone asked Musk on Twitter why Biden hadn’t acknowledged the accomplishment, the SpaceX and Tesla CEO offered some choice words. “He’s still sleeping,” Musk responded via Twitter, […]

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SpaceX Inspiration4: Amateur astronauts splash down in the Atlantic Ocean after three days in space

Four private citizens splashed down successfully in the Atlantic Ocean after three days in space. They are the first private, all-civilian team ever to orbit the Earth. The Inspiration4 crew left on a SpaceX capsule from Florida on Wednesday, and landed off the state’s coast after 7pm local time on Saturday. Four parachutes slowed the […]

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SpaceX Inspiration4: Amateur astronauts blast off on their private mission to orbit

Four amateur astronauts blasted off from Florida on their private mission to orbit. The Inspiration4 crew, comprising one billionaire and three “ordinary citizens”, rode out of the Kennedy Space Center in a Dragon capsule provided by the SpaceX rocket company. The quartet will spend the next three days circling the Earth. Following this latest mission, […]

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Next SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to ISS will carry hundreds of glowing baby squids

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station on June 3 will carry 5,000 water bears and 128 glowing baby squids. Other than these special little creatures, the cargo resupply mission will also carry more than 7300 pounds of stuff that includes crew supplies, new solar panels and vehicle hardware. The space mission […]

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SpaceX successfully lands reusable heavy-lift launch Starship rocket

SpaceX has achieved the first successful touchdown of its prototype Starship rocket during the latest test flight of the next-generation launch vehicle in southern Texas in the United States after four previous landing attempts ended in explosions. Wednesday’s feat marked a key milestone for the private rocket company of billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk in […]