25 June 2024
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Argon Hall thruster tech specs: - 170 mN thrust - 2500 s specific impulse - 50% total efficiency - 4.2 kW power - 2.1 kg mass - Center mounted cathode
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Developed by SpaceX engineers, they have 2.4x the thrust and 1.5x the specific impulse of our first gen thrusters. This will also be the first time ever that argon Hall thrusters are operated in space
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Among other enhancements, V2 minis are equipped with new argon Hall thrusters for on orbit maneuvering
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: This means Starlink can provide more bandwidth with increased reliability and connect millions of more people around the world with high-speed internet
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: V2 minis include key technologies—such as more powerful phased array antennas and the use of E-band for backhaul—which will allow Starlink to provide ~4x more capacity per satellite than earlier iterations
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: We call them "V2 Mini". They represent a step forward in Starlink capability
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Targeting Monday, February 27 for launch of 21 second-generation Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Florida
1 year ago
Reports of blast targeting Russian A-50 radar plane this morning at Machulischy airfield in Belarus. Increased security measures reported in the area. No official confirmation
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: All systems and weather are looking good for launch of Crew-6
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Latest weather forecast is 30% favorable for liftoff
Care Flight medical aircraft crash in Nevada leaves 5 dead
Westchester Aircraft Emergency Standby reported at Rnwy 6l / Lax Xx
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Targeting Monday, February 27 at 11:31 a.m. PT for a Falcon 9 launch of 51 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from SLC-4E in California
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Static fire test of Falcon 9 complete ahead of the Crew-6 mission to the @space_station
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Crew-6, SpaceX, and @NASA completed a full rehearsal of launch day activities
North Korea says it conducted strategic cruise missile launching drill
Oman opens airspace to Israeli planes1 year ago
Oman opens airspace to Israeli planes
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: On launch day, when the crew arrives at the pad, they'll ride the tower elevator to the access arm and board Dragon for their flight to space
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Falcon 9 and Dragon are vertical at Launch Complex 39A; targeting Monday, February 27 for launch of the Crew-6 mission
A helicopter in Iran carrying the sports minister Hamid Sajjadi who was recently sanctioned by the EU has crashed today
Su-25 crashed in Belgorod region of Russia, pilot ejected
Russian military plane(reportedly Su-25) crashed in Valuyki district of Belgorod region
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Falcon 9 and Dragon rolling out of the hangar at Launch Complex 39A
Five people died when a small airplane crashed near a Little Rock factory on Wednesday shortly after taking off, authorities said
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: If weather and all other aspects of Crew-6 are go, we'll stand down from Sunday's launch attempt of Starlink
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Team is completing pre-flight checkouts and setting up for no earlier than Sunday, February 26 for launch of Starlink; launch of Crew-6, which has priority, is currently targeted for Monday, February 27
PCSO is blocking off 3M Road following a plane crash. Emergency crews are on the scene. LRPD is reporting it is a twin engine plane.
Little Rock Police confirm emergency personnel responding to a plane crash, not far from the Clinton National Airport. Officers say plane is reportedly a twin-engine
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Starlink is now live in Rwanda
1 year ago
.@SpaceX: Available na ngayon ang Starlink sa Pilipinas