Tag Archives: Aerospace and defense industry

Relativity Space expansion at NASA’s Stennis for rocket engine testing

A map of the company’s expansion plans at NASA’s Stennis space center in Mississippi. Relativity Space Relativity Space, which 3D-prints rockets, said Tuesday that it signed a deal to expand its presence at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi and create one of the country’s largest rocket engine test facilities. …

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Elon Musk says SpaceX cannot fund Starlink in Ukraine ‘indefinitely’

Elon Musk said that his company SpaceX cannot fund the Starlink service in Ukraine “indefinitely.” Michael Gonzalez | Getty Images News | Getty Images Elon Musk said Friday that SpaceX cannot continue fund Starlink terminals in Ukraine “indefinitely,” after a report suggested his space exploration company had asked the Pentagon …

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Google co-founder’s flying car startup is winding down

Larry Page Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Google co-founder Larry Page’s flying car startup Kittyhawk is winding down, the company announced Wednesday. “We’re still working on the details of what’s next,” the company wrote in a LinkedIn post. related investing news JPMorgan says this company could become a leader in …

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Regent tests prototype electric sea glider: video

Regent, a startup developing electric flying boats, has completed a series of test runs on the Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island to prove its unique vehicles can “float, foil and fly” as expected. The co-founder and CEO of Regent, Billy Thalheimer, said the company has already amassed a backlog of …

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NASA postpones Artemis 1 rocket launch due to issues during countdown

In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Space Launch Systemrocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard atop a mobile launcher as it rolls out of High Bay 3 of the Vehicle Assembly Building for the first time on its way to to Launch Complex 39B March …

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SpaceX and T-Mobile team up to use Starlink satellites

T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert and SpaceX founder Elon Musk announce partnership plans on Aug. 25, 2022. Screenshot SpaceX founder Elon Musk and T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert said that their companies are working to “end mobile dead zones,” and will launch a new mobile service enabled by Starlink second-generation satellites and …

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SpaceX fires employees after internal letter criticizes CEO Elon Musk

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk participates in a postlaunch news conference inside the Press Site auditorium at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 30, 2020, following the launch of the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station. NASA/Kim Shiflett SpaceX has fired at least five employees involved …

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Elon Musk says offering is ‘3 or 4 years’ away

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk stands at the base of a Starship rocket prototype at the company’s facility in Boca Chica, Texas. Steve Jurvetson on flickr Elon Musk last week told SpaceX employees the company isn’t likely to take its Starlink satellite internet business public until 2025 or later, CNBC has …

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SpaceX NASA Crew-3 mission, 6th astronaut flight, splashes down

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule Endurance splashes down in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Tampa, Florida on May 6, 2022. NASA TV SpaceX returned the astronauts of NASA’s Crew-3 mission to Earth early Friday morning, marking the completion of its sixth human spaceflight. Crew Dragon capsule Endurance splashed down …

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JetBlue Airways at a crossroads after Spirit rejects its takeover offer

A JetBlue airliner lands past a Spirit Airlines jet on taxi way at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport on Monday, April 25, 2022. (Joe Cavaretta/Sun Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images) Joe Cavaretta | Sun Sentinel | Getty Images JetBlue Airways is at a nearly quarter-century crossroads. The airline’s first …

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