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Elon Musk thinks Starlink satellite internet could be online before 2021

Elon Musk's ultra-ambitious Starlink space internet project may take until November 2027 to be fully operational. However, some level of service could be offered as soon as 2021. The post Elon Musk thinks Starlink satellite internet could be online before 2021 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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We drove a $38,000 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid to see if it's worth the money. Here's the verdict.

The Subaru Crosstrek is one of the more popular compact crossovers on the market today. Based on the compact Impreza hatchback, the Crosstrek is a tweener that straddles the compact crossover and subcompact crossover segments of the market. The Subaru Crosstrek comes standard with a 152 horsepower, 2.0-liter horizontally-opposed four-cylinder engine. While the Hybrid trim gets a detuned version of 2.0-liter engine mated to a pair of electric motors and an 8.8 kWh lithium-ion battery pack with ...
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Elon Musk has a 2027 deadline to surround Earth with high-speed Starlink internet satellites — but the service would work far sooner than that

SpaceX   plans is about to launch its first Starlink internet satellites. Starlink could bring cheap, fast   internet   to remote areas as well as moving vehicles like airplanes, ships, and cars. It would also make international teleconferencing and online gaming nearly lag-free. The plan calls for launching nearly 12,000 satellites into orbit, but Elon Musk said a fraction of that would be required to start selling service.  According to Musk, initial service may be up and running in about a ...
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SpaceX takes a leaf from the Microsoft playbook and stands down Starlink for an update

Also: Repeated reboots to get a Windows 10 update installed? Just like the (not so) old days What do Windows 10 and SpaceX's Starlink launch have in common? One needs updating and might explode without warning. The other is an operating system.…
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SpaceX postpones launch of its first internet network satellites

SpaceX postponed a launch of 60 satellites into low-Earth orbit that was scheduled for Thursday night, possibly until next week, citing a need for software updates. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch from Cape Canaveral was to be the first of potentially thousands in its Starlink project to beam broadband internet across the planet. "Standing down to update satellite software and triple-check everything again," said a tweet from the official SpaceX account.
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SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch again, for 'about a week'

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A SpaceX launch already scrubbed once due to inclement weather was postponed again nearly 24 hours later on Thursday, this time for "about a week," in order to update satellite software and "triple-check everything," Elon Musk's rocket company said. The delayed mission is designed to carry into low-Earth orbit an initial batch of 60 satellites for Musk's new Starlink global internet service, a venture intended to generate cash for the rest of the billiona...
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SpaceX scraps second effort to launch 60 Starlink satellites

Yesterday's planned SpaceX launch of 60 Starlink satellites was pushed back due to bad weather. Thursday's launch has also been postponed, so the company said it'll try again next week. The post SpaceX scraps second effort to launch 60 Starlink satellites appeared first on Digital Trends.
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SpaceX’s Elon Musk says ‘goodness’ will come from twice-delayed Starlink launch

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says the launch of 60 Starlink satellites is aimed at spreading “fundamental goodness” in the form of high-speed internet access for the billions of people who currently don’t have it. The first full stack of Starlink satellites is packed in the nose cone of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Liftoff was originally scheduled for Wednesday night, but had to be called off with less than 15 minutes left on the countdown clock due to unacceptable upper-level winds. SpaceX announced anoth...
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Watch SpaceX try to launch 60 satellites tonight after yesterday’s scrub

SpaceX originally planned on launching its Starlink mission on Wednesday night, reserving a solid 1.5-hour launch window for its Falcon 9 to take off, and eventually deploy a whopping 60 tiny satellites into Earth orbit. Unfortunately, due to weather conditions that were less than ideal, the launch was scrubbed and the mission had to be pushed back.The good news is that the rescheduled launch window happens to be tonight, and if all goes well we'll get to see SpaceX launch its suite of satel...
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SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch again, for 'about a week'

A SpaceX launch already scrubbed once due to inclement weather was postponed again nearly 24 hours later on Thursday, this time for "about a week," in order to update satellite software and "triple-check everything," Elon Musk's rocket company said.
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SpaceX set to launch first satellites of its internet network

SpaceX is targeting Thursday night for the launch of 60 satellites into low-Earth orbit, the first of potentially thousands in its Starlink project to beam broadband internet across the planet. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set to take off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 10:30 pm (0230 GMT Friday). Billionaire Elon Musk's firm, which is leading the private space race when it comes to rocket launches, is now looking to seize a chunk of the future space internet market.
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Elon Musk just revealed new details about Starlink, a plan to surround Earth with 12,000 high-speed internet satellites. Here's how it might work.

Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX plans to launch 60 internet-providing satellites on Thursday evening. The plan for Starlink, as the project is called, is to put a network of nearly 12,000 internet satellites in orbit, which could move internet data about 50% faster than existing fiber-optic cables. Starlink could bring cheap, fast internet to remote areas, airplanes, ships, and cars, plus make international teleconferencing and online gaming nearly lag-free. Financial institutions would also...
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Watch live as SpaceX launches a swarm of internet satellites into orbit tonight

Yesterday's planned SpaceX launch of 60 Starlink satellites was pushed back due to bad weather. The revised launch window is set for 7:30 p.m. PT today. Here's how to watch it live. The post Watch live as SpaceX launches a swarm of internet satellites into orbit tonight appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Elon Musk says SpaceX will broadcast 'kind of weird' video of Starlink's first 60 satellites as they shuffle into orbit tonight

SpaceX plans to launch 60 internet-providing Starlink satellites into orbit tonight. Elon Musk, the rocket company's founder, said the deployment of the satellites — the first of nearly 12,000 planned for launch — "will look kind of weird." Musk said the Starlink deployment process will be broadcast on live video about an hour after launch. The spacecraft are slated to launch aboard a Falcon 9 rocket between 10:30 p.m. and midnight ET tonight from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Visit Business Insi...
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Six Launches of Starlink Satellites to Reach Initial Activation

Elon Musk tweeted that only six launches of Starlink Satellites will be needed to reach initial activation of a 360 satellite constellation. 720 satellites from 12 launches will provide significant... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Strong winds forced SpaceX to call off its first Starlink satellite launch, which it hopes to launch today instead

Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, was meant to launch 60 satellites into space from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Wednesday. But strong winds in the upper atmosphere forced the company to postpone the launch by 24 hours. The launch time will now be between 10:30 p.m. and midnight Thursday. The project, named Starlink, a multi-stage operation meant to launch satellites into space that can provide the world with high-speed internet. It is an ambitious project. Visit Business Insider's homepage f...
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SpaceX postpones launch of Starlink satellites aimed at delivering internet from space

Billionaire Elon Musk’s plans to launch 60 satellites into space as part of a project to build a high-speed internet network that would be available anywhere on the planet has had to be postponed due to high winds.His company SpaceX was set to blast a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellites into orbit late Wednesday night.But the adverse weather conditions at Florida’s Cape Canaveral meant the launch was delayed by 24 hours.It will now take place on Thursday at 10.30pm local time.If successful, ...
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SpaceX calls off Starlink launch just 15 minutes before lift-off

High winds above Cape Canaveral on Wednesday night forced SpaceX to postpone the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket in a mission that would have marked the first major deployment of the company’s Starlink internet satellites. The post SpaceX calls off Starlink launch just 15 minutes before lift-off appeared first on Digital Trends.
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SpaceX calls off Starlink launch just 15 minutes before liftoff

High winds above Cape Canaveral on Wednesday night forced SpaceX to postpone the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket in a mission that would have marked the first major deployment of the company’s Starlink internet satellites. The post SpaceX calls off Starlink launch just 15 minutes before liftoff appeared first on Digital Trends.
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SpaceX is going to launch 60 satellites at once, and you can watch it live here

SpaceX is continuing its busy year with another rocket launch, and this time it's sending its own suite of communications satellites into Earth orbit that it hopes will facilitate the spread of high-speed internet networks into remote areas. The mission, called Starlink, requires the deployment of lots and lots of pint-sized satellites, and SpaceX will send a full 60 of them into space tonight. As with most SpaceX launches, the company will be live streaming the entire event from start to fi...
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High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites

Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site.
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SpaceX’s Elon Musk sees ‘fundamental goodness’ in 60-satellite Starlink launch

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says tonight’s scheduled launch of 60 Starlink satellites is aimed at spreading “fundamental goodness” in the form of high-speed internet access for the billions of people who currently don’t have it. The first full stack of Starlink satellites is packed in the nose cone of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that’s set to lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 11 p.m. ET (8 p.m. PT). At roughly 18.5 tons, the total payload mass sets a record for a SpaceX liftoff, Musk said ...
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SpaceX to Launch 60 Starlink Satellites, Aiming to Build Orbital Internet

The mission is a test of the company’s ambitions to create a new line of business by connecting more parts of the world.
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SpaceX to launch first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service

The billionaire entrepreneur and chief executive officer of Tesla Inc was set to brief reporters on the Starlink satellite-based internet business ahead of the launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 10:30 p.m. The first 60 Starlink satellites are stacked together atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Musk plans to send as many as 12,000 satellites into space as soon as 2024 to make high-speed internet available from space across the world. In February, satellites built by Air...
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Watch SpaceX’s 60-satellite Starlink launch tonight right here

SpaceX’s launch tonight is being performed for a very important client: itself. Yes, the Falcon 9 that will lift off at 7:30 PM Pacific time is loaded not with government or commercial payloads, but the first of SpaceX’s own Starlink orbital communications satellites. You can watch this first-of-its-kind launch here. In the launch press kit (PDF), SpaceX provided new details of the launch, deployment process, and the Starlink satellites themselves, which have only been described in roundabout...
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SpaceX to launch first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service

Elon Musk's SpaceX was due to launch 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Wednesday, part of his rocket company's plan to sell Internet service beamed from space to fund his grander interplanetary ambitions.
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SpaceX is launching 60 Starlink satellites tonight as part of a global high-speed internet gambit — watch the rocket launch live

SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, plans to launch 60 of its first of 12,000 internet-providing Starlink satellites on Wednesday night. Starlink may cover much of Earth in high-speed, low-lag internet access, even before it's complete. If the weather cooperates, the spacecraft will launch aboard a Falcon 9 rocket between 10:30 p.m. and midnight ET from Cape Canaveral, Florida. SpaceX plans to broadcast live video of the launch starting 15 minutes before lift-off of the rocket. ...
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Nintendo has a heavy-hitting lineup of Switch games coming in 2019 — here's the full list

Nintendo showed off more than two-dozen upcoming Switch games during its Nintendo Direct presentation earlier this year.  The Nintendo Direct presentation focused on the lineup of games arriving through the summer of 2019, so there could be more new games announced during the year. The Switch is Nintendo's fastest-selling console in the last decade, inspiring more third-party developers to bring their games to the portable device. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Earlier t...
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How to watch SpaceX's Starlink satellite launch

SpaceX will launch 60 Starlink satellites into orbit on Wednesday, the first step in the company's plan to build a global satellite internet network. SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, launching from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, will carry the satellites. SEE ALSO: SpaceX just blasted a critical NASA instrument into spaceThe first launch window is from a 10:30 p.m. ET Wednesday until 12:00 a.m. Thursday. Failing that, a second launch window opens...
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NASA wheels out Habitation prototypes while SpaceX encounters problems with parachutes

Also: 60 Starlink sats shoehorned in a Falcon 9 fairing, bound for orbital shenanigans Roundup Pull up a chair and tuck into a sachet of dried astro-nosh with a round-up of space news you might have missed.…
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