SpaceX Just Pulled Off Three Launches in 36 Hours

SpaceX Just Pulled Off Three Launches in 36 Hours

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched Germany’s SARah 1 military imaging satellite into orbit on June 18.Photo: SpaceX It was a busy weekend for SpaceX, with the private space company launching three of its Falcon 9 rockets into orbit over a period of three days. SpaceX’s final launch may even have been carrying a classified government … Read more

Starlink 2.0 will be ‘almost an order of magnitude more capable’

Starlink 2.0 will be ‘almost an order of magnitude more capable’

Ready or not, the next generation of Starlink is coming. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed new information about the company’s next-generation Starlink “Gen2” satellites, stating they will be four times heavier than the current model during an interview with YouTuber Tim Dodd, also known as Everyday Astronaut. Large batches of the next-gen satellite — SpaceX … Read more

Science News Roundup: Scientists prepare for CERN collider restart in the hunt for “dark matter”; Omicron BA.2 overall makes up more than 90% of COVID variants in US – CDC and more

Science News Roundup: Scientists prepare for CERN collider restart in the hunt for “dark matter”;  Omicron BA.2 overall makes up more than 90% of COVID variants in US – CDC and more

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. Scientists prepare for CERN collider restart in the hunt for “dark matter” Scientists at Europe’s physics research center will this week fire up the 27-kilometer-long Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the machine that found the Higgs boson particle, after a shutdown for maintenance and upgrades was prolonged … Read more