SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, two others from California

/ Feb 23, 2018

SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, two others from California

An Earth-observation satellite built for Spain and two experimental satellites for internet service were successfully launched into orbit from California at dawn Thursday, creating a brief light show as it arced over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, reusing ...

SpaceX gets FCC chief's nod to launch satellite-based broadband network

Feb 15, 2018

SpaceX gets FCC chief's nod to launch satellite-based broadband network

Elon Musk's SpaceX, fresh off the successful launch this month of the world's most powerful rocket, won an endorsement on Wednesday from the top U.S. communications regulator to build a broadband network using satellites. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed the approval of an ...

Jan 9, 2018

Japan to offer disaster info through car navigation systems

The government is set to offer disaster information to drivers through vehicle navigation systems using Japan's satellite system, a government source has said. Tokyo wants to introduce the service, which could start as early as fiscal 2018, after many people in vehicles were not able ...