#36: Moon News: March/April 2018

China is being misleading about what happened to Tiangong-1 and SpaceX has had a busy month, with more faring recovery news, selecting a location for the BFR factory, and more details on the Starlink constellation, and what the recent FCC approval might mean for the timeline of launching Starlink.

 

Show Notes

The Humanity Star
Tiangong-1 Re-entry and Orbital Tracking by Aerospace Corp
China’s Tiangong-1 space lab is not out of control: top Chinese engineer
China’s internet is divided over doomed satellite Tiangong-1
Elon Musk on Twitter: “Oh yeah, forgot to mention…”
Berth 240 Transportation Vessels Manufacturing Facility Project (600+ page PDF)
SpaceX recovered fairing appears at future Mars rocket factory in LA
FCC Authorizes SpaceX to Provide Broadband Services (PDF)
Supporting documentation from the FCC authorization (PDF)

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