Sunday, 2 April, 2023

Topic: SpaceX

‘Unreasonable’: Musk’s signal to Pentagon on providing indefinite Starlink access to Ukraine

The letter comes amid recent reports of Starlink outages across Ukraine and rising concern over Musk's allegiance to Ukraine following controversial tweets.

Musk’s SpaceX to seek govt permit for Starlink internet services in India, report says

SpaceX will also seek statutory nods for landing rights & market access. However, earlier this year, Modi govt asked Starlink to refund all pre-orders until it received licences to operate.

Elon Musk rubbishes claims of sexual misconduct as ‘utterly untrue’

A report said Musk’s aerospace firm SpaceX allegedly paid off a flight attendant $250,000 in 2018 to settle a sexual harassment charge.

Twitter trolls have an idea for Elon Musk & seating dispute nixes Prashant Kishor-Congress saga

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX sets up unit to provide internet services in India, focus on rural areas

SpaceX subsidiary, Starlink Satellite Communications, plans to have 200,000 connections in India by December next year, of which 80% will be in rural areas.

SpaceX sends four civilians into space on first private flight

The flight marks SpaceX founder Elon Musk’s first entry in the competition for space tourism dollars.

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.

If Elon Musk wrote this, the headline would be a meme & Dogecoin fortunes would’ve changed

Only one man is impulsive enough and has the power to move markets with his tweets, and that’s Elon Musk.

SpaceX’s cargo capsule is carrying tardigrades, glowing baby squid to the space station

The Dragon capsule is carrying over 3000 kg of cargo including biological experiments and astronaut supplies as a part of the mission, and is expected to dock with the station Saturday.

Elon Musk leaves Putin stranded on Earth in today’s space race

Sixty years after Yuri Gagarin's historic flight, Russia's space industry can't get its act together.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.