Category: Tech

SpaceX Launches 53 More Starlink Satellites

SpaceX Launches 53 More Starlink Satellites

SpaceX launched another batch of 53 Starlink internet satellites at 5:42 a.m. EDT (0942 GMT) Friday from the Kennedy Space Center. The booster nailed its landing on SpaceX’s drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean, completing its 12th flight to space. SpaceX teams at Cape Canaveral rolled the Falcon 9 rocket from its hangar to pad […]

Commercial Crew Departs Space Station, Heads for Monday Splashdown

Commercial Crew Departs Space Station, Heads for Monday Splashdown

A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule carrying four non-professional astronauts, the first fully commercial, non-government crew to visit the International Space Station, undocked from the outpost Sunday, heading for re-entry and splashdown Monday to close out an extended 17-day mission. Capsule commander Michael López-Alegría and co-pilot Larry Connor, flanked on the left by Israeli Eytan Stibbe […]

Ryanair Makes Emergency Landing

Ryanair Makes Emergency Landing

A flight from Manchester to Portugal was forced to make an emergency landing in France after reports of a fire breaking out on board. Flighttrackers show flight FR4052 descending rapidly from 41,000ft to 6,725ft in under seven minutes while over the English Channel before landing in Brest airport at 7.30pm on Monday. The Ryanair operated Boeing 737 aircraft was met on the runway […]