WASHINGTON — SpaceX’s first launch to carry a large number of Starlink broadband satellites is scheduled for May 15, according to a company executive. Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX’s president and chief operating officer, said the launch will carry “dozens of satellites,” adding more prototypes to the two currently in low Earth orbit. “This next batch of
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Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP A report by the Intergovernmental Platform on Science and Policy on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) highlights the very real threat to biodiversity on our planet, showing the devastation caused by human activity. More than one million species face extinction, one in four, which as well as
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WASHINGTON — Malaysian satellite operator Measat on May 6 said it selected Airbus Defence and Space to build a single satellite that will replace two aging satellites it has in geostationary orbit. European satellite manufacturer Airbus Defence and Space will build Measat-3d, a new communications satellite that will “progressively replace” the 13-year-old Measat-3 and the 10-year-old
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