merlin News of 07/04/20
SpaceX Engine Issue On Last Starlink Mission Caused By Cleaning Fluid According To Elon Musk
SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk said on Twitter on Wednesday that the cause of the failure of a single Merlin engine during the most recent Starlink launch (which didn’t prevent the launch from ultimately succeeding at its mission) was the ...
SpaceX’S Latest Starlink Launch Included An Unforeseen Engine Issue
While successful in its primary mission , the latest SpaceX launch wasn’t without unexpected issues: The secondary mission of recovering the Falcon 9 booster with a controlled landing failed, for the second launch in a row, and SpaceX CEO ...
SpaceX Aborts Launch Attempt Of Sixth Batch Of Starlink Satellites Due To Engine Power Issue
SpaceX was attempting to launch its sixth batch of Starlink internet broadband satellites, but the launch was aborted when the countdown timer reached zero. On the live feed of the launch, SpaceX engineers were heard to cite a “launch abort ...
New Early Stage Speakers To Tackle Growth Marketing, Media Strategy, And M&A
In a little under 3 months, TechCrunch will bring its Early Stage event to SF for the very first time. Early Stage is meant to bring together more than 50 experts across startup core competencies, from funding to marketing to operation. Today, ...
Brooke Hammerling Launches The New New Thing, A Strategic Communications Advisory
Brooke Hammerling , the strategic communications veteran that brought us BrewPR, announced her new project today. Dubbed The New New Thing, Hammerling’s new communications advisory wants to help startups bring more authenticity to brand ...
TikTok Inks Licensing Deal With Merlin To Use Music From Independent Labels In Videos And New Resso Streaming Service
TikTok , the fast-growing user-generated video app from China’s Bytedance, has been building a new music streaming service to compete against the likes of Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music. And today it’s announcing a deal that ...
Brooke Hammerling On How Early Stage Startups Should Think About PR
It’s easy to remember the big names in tech. But we often forget about the operators who help them along the way. When it comes to the person behind the person, few are as notable and experienced as Brooke Hammerling. I sat down with the Brew PR ...
SpaceX Targets Tuesday For Starhopper Demo Rocket Hover Test
SpaceX is preparing for a key test in development of its next-generation Starship spacecraft, with a target of performing a ‘hover’ demo of its ‘Starhopper’ prototype rocket on Tuesday next week. The test will be the first ...