Amazon’s protest against plans to expand the Starlink constellation

After SpaceX has submitted an update to the FCC a plan to continue building a super constellation Starlink – presenting alternative development scenarios based on the second generation satellites (one of them assuming the use of the emerging carrier rocket Starship) – Amazon has made a formal request to reject the above proposal. As a … Read more

Hundreds of Starlink satellites in one flight? SpaceX on the plan to “switch” to Starship

As of late August 2021, there were 1,616 active satellites in low Earth orbit. All with the slowdown in the expansion of the SpaceX super constellation recorded in recent months – the most recent launch of the Falcon 9 carrier rocket with the “Starlinek” payload took place at the end of June this year, along … Read more

Beginning of July ’21 with OneWeb. Competitor SpaceX is keeping pace with the construction of the super constellation

Despite last year’s serious financial problems, the British satellite company OneWeb continues to chase SpaceX in building its own telecommunications superconstellation, maintaining a monthly launch interval. Another such successful flight was carried out at the beginning of July this year. with the involvement of Arianespace and Roscosmos, placing the eighth set of 36 identical satellites … Read more