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Tyvak smallsat launched by SpaceX to validate miniature space debris telescope

File photo of a Tyvak-built 6U CubeSat being placed Ito its launch dispenser. Credit: Tyvak Tyvak, a manufacturer of small satellites, disclosed new details Monday about an experimental spacecraft launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Saturday, revealing plans to validate compact optical telescopes that could offer a new way to monitor space traffic and …

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SpaceX adds more satellites to Starlink internet fleet

A Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 3:13 a.m. EST (0813 GMT) Thursday. Credit: SpaceX Continuing a high-tempo launch cadence, SpaceX delivered another batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites to orbit early Thursday after a seemingly flawless liftoff from Cape Canaveral aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. Then Falcon 9 …

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SpaceX eyes mobile connectivity market on eve of launching 60 more Starlink satellites

A Falcon 9 rocket stands on pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station ahead of the next launch of Starlink internet satellites. Credit: Steven Young/Spaceflight Now The next 60 Starlink internet satellites are awaiting a ride from Cape Canaveral into space aboard a Falcon 9 rocket Tuesday night as SpaceX seeks regulatory authority to …

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