Musk to Get Jump on Rival Bezos by Launching His Own SpaceX Satellites

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has made a business out of launching satellites for commercial customers, NASA and the U.S. military. On Wednesday, the company will launch orbital objects of its own in a critical step toward creating a space-based constellation that beams broadband to underserved areas across the globe. It’s a bet Musk is making along […]

India Joins Space ‘Super League’ As It Shoots Down a Satellite for the First Time

India’s quest to become a serious space player just took another big step forward, after the country successfully used a missile to shoot down a satellite. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is hoping for re-election next month, said Wednesday that the test, dubbed Mission Shakti, put his country into the space “super league.” “A […]