SpaceX Current Affairs, GK & News

Elon Musk-Twitter Deal

In one of the tech world’s biggest deals, Elon Musk has taken control of the social media site Twitter. Through this deal, he will be acquiring the social network for around USD 44 billion with the shares of the company being valued at $54.20. Overview: On 14th April 2022, Musk announced his plans of taking ..

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SpaceX: Launch of NROL-85 US Spy Satellite

On 17th April 2022, a U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) spy satellite was launched into orbit by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Space Force Base, California. The satellite named NROL-85 was this year’s second mission of the agency and also 2022’s second orbital launch from the Western Range of the USA. Overview: ..

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SpaceX Launch of Visitors to Space Station

SpaceX has launched three rich businessmen along with their astronaut escorts to the International Space Station on 8th April 2022. They will be staying in the space station for more than a week. Overview: NASA has joined Russia to host guests at the International Space Station (ISS). This is SpaceX’s first private charter flight to ..

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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 Mission

SpaceX and NASA are gearing up to launch astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the Commercial Crew Program of NASA. This will be the fourth crew rotation mission and will be carrying an international crew consisting of four astronauts on a science expedition to the ISS. Overview: This mission will be ..

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NASA on SpaceX Satellite Deployment Plan

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently raised concerns on SpaceX’s plan to deploy around 30,000 satellites for its Starlink. What concern NASA has raised? SpaceX had previously received authorisation for around 12,000 satellites to offer broadband internet. It also requested for authorisation of a second-generation constellation of 30,000 satellites. However, NASA raised concerns with ..

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