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FCC denies Starlink’s application for $885M subsidy

The FCC has rejected the application of Starlink to provide broadband to rural America at a cost of $885 million over ten years, nullifying a...

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SpaceX’s Starship hits another milestone with booster static fire test

Musk has postulated several possible timelines for the first orbital flight test of Starship; most recently he said a *successful* orbital flight is...

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SpaceX launches South Korea’s first moon mission, an orbiter named Danuri

South Korea is headed for the moon. Last night, the country launched its first-ever lunar mission—in fact, its first-ever mission beyond low Earth...

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Armed with $19.5M, LiveEO plots a big data course between satellite geospatial information and industry

When it comes to geospatial and mapping data and how they are leveraged by organizations, satellites continue to play a critical role when it comes...

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Here’s what Swarm has been up to in the 10 months since being acquired by SpaceX

It’s been nearly a year since satellite Internet-of-Things connectivity provider Swarm was acquired by SpaceX, and Swarm co-founder and CEO...

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The Exploration Company is developing a brand new reusable orbital spacecraft

The European space scene is about 5 to 10 years behind America’s, Hélène Huby explained in a recent interview. She’s certainly qualified to...

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SpaceX’s CTO of propulsion retired. Now he wants to go to Mars.

Tom Mueller is a self-described race car guy. Upon retiring from his role as CTO of Propulsion at SpaceX in November 2020, he “mostly wanted to...

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Tesla, SpaceX alums stalk energy sector’s white whale with $2 million seed round

Hgen hopes its "whole widget" approach to hydrogen production can decarbonize heavy industry and long-haul shipping.

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Eutelsat and OneWeb agree merger to create European satellite juggernaut

Two major players in the European satellite space are merging in a $3.4 billion all-share transaction, a move that is widely seen as a challenge to...

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Amazon eyes bringing satellite internet business Project Kuiper to India

Amazon appears to have identified another market to launch its fast and affordable internet service, Project Kuiper: India. Job listings show the...

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4 indicators to watch for on Tesla Q2 earnings day

Elon Musk has dominated this summer’s headlines beyond the EV business he’s trying to scale. During the first half of July, the Tesla CEO...

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Judge rules that Twitter can expedite its trial against Elon Musk

The case will be tried in October, rather than February.

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NASA’s water-hunting rover launch delayed by one year, pushed to 2024

NASA’s big mission to hunt for water on the Moon has slipped by another year, to 2024, due to the agency requesting further testing of lander that...

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Elon Musk pushes for the Twitter trial to start next year

With Twitter pressing for a quick trial, Elon Musk's lawyers are making a case to slow things down.

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Twitter went down this morning for users across the globe

The outage began around 8 AM ET, lasting about an hour.

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Watch SpaceX launch more than 5,800 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station

It’s closing the knowledge gap on variables like this one that will help scientists better model much more complex processes, like global climate...

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Twitter v. Elon brings us a meme-driven lawsuit for the books

At least this time, it's not about taking Tesla private for $420 a share.

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Twitter sues Elon Musk to force him to seal the deal

Twitter followed through on its promise to force Elon Musk to buy the company on Tuesday, suing the SpaceX and Tesla CEO in a Delaware court. The...

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SpaceX’s Starship booster engines explode in test gone wrong

SpaceX’s Starship program encountered a setup after a test ended in a fiery explosion at its Boca Chica development facility in Texas on Monday...

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Max Q: Grounded

Max Q from TechCrunch. By the time you read this, we'll be less than 24 hours away from the release of the first images captured by James Webb...

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Starlink on your yacht, so hot

The idea of satellite internet on the water isn’t a new one, but the actual service generally isn't great. Starlink Maritime wants tp change...

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It sounds like Elon Musk is still trying to get out of his own Twitter deal

According to a new report from The Washington Post that relies heavily on anonymous sources, the world’s richest man is still looking for a way...

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Most startups were overvalued before 2021, and now it’s causing problems

In a normalizing market like this one, once-inflated valuations can become a big problem, particularly for founders, employees and early investors.

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OK, whose rocket just hit the moon?

You know you’re living in the space age when a rocket hits the moon, and the industry as a whole points to the sky and, like an angry teacher...

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Formerly rich NFT buyers party through the pain

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about infinite pessimism in the crypto markets. This week, we’re talking about parties and...

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Twitter is bringing back its long-lost Chirp Developer Conference in November

As Twitter continues to woo developers back to its platform, the company today announced the return of its developer conference, Chirp. The event was...

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Twitter is bringing back its long-lost Chirp Developer Conference in November

As Twitter continues to woo developers back to its platform, the company today announced the return of its developer conference, Chirp. The event was...

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Max Q: Space ‘Xed

SpaceX employees share open letter on Elon Musk, promptly get fired; SpaceX clears major regulatory hurtle, first Starship launch may be next month;...

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