SpaceX successful with booster replacement on Starlink mission

A Falcon 9 on the Starlink 10-2 mission lifted off at 1:15 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40 amid cloudy skies with 22 more Starlink satellites for the company’s growing internet constellation that now numbers more than 6,100 satellites in orbit.

more U.S. news

Army veteran, deported nearly 20 years ago, finds home

Jose Marquez served three years in the U.S. Army and five years in the reserves, but because of convictions for drug crimes, he was deported to the Dominican Republic. It was a long 20-year journey making it back to the United States, where Marquez hopes to become a citizen.

Yemen’s Houthis undeterred by US campaign to halt Red Sea attacks

Despite months of U.S.-led airstrikes against Yemen’s Houthi fighters, the rebels have continued to threaten vital shipping routes. Just this month, they sank one ship and set another ablaze. and have launched swarms of drones at U.S. warships and deployed a remote-controlled boat packed with explosives.

SpaceX claims it has $800M impact in Texas’ Cameron County

According to SpaceX, the company’s Starbase rocket production and testing complex at Boca Chica, Texas, is having a big economic impact, generating more than $800 million in state and local government capital income and indirect business tax revenue.

Sign Up for Daily Headlines

Sign up to receive a daily email of today's top military news stories from Stars and Stripes and top news outlets from around the world.

Sign Up Now