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Ookla shares Starlink Speedtest data with latency an issue (updated)

Ookla's Speedtest latency data for Starlink in Canada

According to Speedtest data gathered from users in Canada and the United States, the SpaceX Starlink beta test speeds can be both good and bad, but the latency numbers aren't good, yet, especially in Canada. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Upstart SpaceX will ferry NASA astronauts to the Moon’s surface on Starship

Illustration of SpaceX Starship human lander design that will carry the first NASA astronauts to the surface of the Moon under the Artemis program. SpaceX

NASA has selected SpaceX's Starship to ferry astronauts from lunar orbit to the surface as part of the Artemis program. It is a significant victory in the history of upstart SpaceX who have transformed access to space by doing what others said wasn't possible, economically or technically. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology …

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Starlink admits recent beta issues and outlines improvements

SpaceX Starlink in Canada

Most users of the SpaceX Starlink service understand that the 'Better Than Nothing Beta' program will have its issues, and in email to those beta users last night Starlink acknowledged a recent issue and outlined upcoming improvements. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Record 9 Canadian satellites launched on SpaceX Transporter-1 Mission

Launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for the Transporter-1 dedicated rideshare mission and includes Canadian satellites from GHGSat and Kepler Communications

For Canadian commercial space companies GHGSat and Kepler Communications, 2021 is off to a good start with nine satellites launched between them which equals the combined total of Canadian satellites launched in the past two years. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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The top ten Canadian space stories of 2020

Canada in Space

It’s that time of year again where we look back at the top Canadian space stories of the year. To say that 2020 was a remarkable year would be an understatement. The year started out full of promise and optimism, but was quickly overshadowed by the pandemic.

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All I want for the holidays is a Starlink beta invitation

Santa delivers a Starlink kit

As we enter the year end holiday season we're hearing from Canadians across the country that all they want for the holidays is a Starlink beta invitation. While more invitations are coming in the new year, users should understand there's a reason why it's called the "Better Than Nothing Beta." Also, it's not just consumers interested in Starlink, Members of Parliament on the Standing Committee …

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