Musk says Starlink will seek exemption from Iranian sanctions

Musk says Starlink will seek exemption from Iranian sanctions

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 19 (Reuters) – SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said on Monday that the company will ask for an exemption from sanctions against Iran to provide the firm’s Starlink satellite broadband service in the country. Musk made the statement on Twitter at a time of widespread protests … Read more

NASA calls off retry of Artemis moon rocket launch, citing fuel leak

NASA calls off retry of Artemis moon rocket launch, citing fuel leak

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 3 (Reuters) – For the second time in five days, NASA on Saturday halted a countdown in progress and postponed a planned attempt to launch the debut test flight of its giant, next-generation rocket, the first mission of the agency’s moon-to-Mars Artemis … Read more

NASA’s mega-moon rocket ready for liftoff on eve of debut Artemis mission

NASA’s mega-moon rocket ready for liftoff on eve of debut Artemis mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Aug 28 (Reuters) – Launch teams at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida spent a final full day of preparations ahead of Monday’s planned liftoff of NASA’s giant next-generation rocket on its debut test flight, kicking off the agency’s Artemis moon-to-Mars program 50 years after the end of the Apollo era. NASA … Read more

Musk’s SpaceX and T-Mobile plan to connect mobile phones to satellites, boost cell coverage

Musk’s SpaceX and T-Mobile plan to connect mobile phones to satellites, boost cell coverage

Aug 25 (Reuters) – U.S wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) will use Elon Musk-owned SpaceX’s Starlink satellites to provide mobile users with network access in parts of the United States, the companies announced on Thursday, outlining plans to connect users’ mobile phones directly to satellites in orbit. The new plans, which would exist alongside … Read more

Exclusive: Europe eyes Musk’s SpaceX to bridge launch gap left by Russia tensions

Exclusive: Europe eyes Musk’s SpaceX to bridge launch gap left by Russia tensions

PARIS, Aug 12 (Reuters) – The European Space Agency (ESA) has begun preliminary technical discussions with Elon Musk’s SpaceX that could lead to the temporary use of its launchers after the Ukraine conflict blocked Western access to Russia’s Soyuz rockets. The private American competitor to Europe’s Arianespace has emerged as a key contender to plug … Read more

U.S. FAA delays SpaceX final environmental decision to June 13

U.S. FAA delays SpaceX final environmental decision to June 13

WASHINGTON, May 31 (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday again delayed completing a final environmental assessment of the proposed SpaceX Starship spacecraft and Super Heavy rocket program in Boca Chica, Texas until June 13. In late April, the FAA extended the target date to May 31 for a decision, saying it was … Read more

Musk denies he sexually harassed flight attendant on private jet

Musk denies he sexually harassed flight attendant on private jet

Elon Musk talks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OAKLAND, May 19 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter late on Thursday to denounce as “utterly untrue” claims in a news report … Read more