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Rocket Lab Is Back, Aces U.S. Space Force Monolith Satellite Launch
Rocket Lab Is Back, Aces U.S. Space Force Monolith Satellite Launch

29 Jul 2021, 09:24 UTC / Space service provider Rocket Lab successfully launched today, July 29th, the Monolith satellite to low Earth orbit for the U.S. Space Force.

 
UK’s First Satellite Launch Site to Host the Cutting-Edge Orbex Prime Rocket
UK’s First Satellite Launch Site to Host the Cutting-Edge Orbex Prime Rocket

27 Jul 2021, 13:04 UTC / Space Hub Sutherland is set to become the first satellite launch in the UK, that could launch the first rocket from British soil, in the near future.

 
This U.S. Giant Satellite Is a Record-Breaker, Completes Over 1,300 Experiments
This U.S. Giant Satellite Is a Record-Breaker, Completes Over 1,300 Experiments

21 Jul 2021, 08:40 UTC / The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory recently retired a satellite that was the largest independent structure into orbit, after completing numerous experiments

 
20,000 Satellites Falling to Earth Could Be Worse Than Nuclear War
20,000 Satellites Falling to Earth Could Be Worse Than Nuclear War

6 Jul 2021, 14:51 UTC / Speculative exercise explores what would happen if 20,000 satellites (Starlink constellation included) fell back down to Earth

 
Killer Satellites Ramming Into Asteroids Could Save the Earth From a Catastrophe
Killer Satellites Ramming Into Asteroids Could Save the Earth From a Catastrophe

5 Jul 2021, 11:23 UTC / Only 3 years left until a potential asteroid impact, and the fastest solution to prevent it would involve turning commercial satellites into "rams"

 
Look at Famous Cities From the World’s Highest-Precision Satellite Perspective
Look at Famous Cities From the World’s Highest-Precision Satellite Perspective

24 Jun 2021, 12:26 UTC / Airbus' Pleiades Neo satellite sent the first imagery of places around the globe, since it was launched as the first of a new-generation constellation

 
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launches With New GPS Satellite for U.S. Space Force
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launches With New GPS Satellite for U.S. Space Force

18 Jun 2021, 09:39 UTC / On June 17th, SpaceX successfully launched the new GPS III SV05 into orbit to join the U.S. Space Force's GPS satellite constellation

 
Guy in Airplane Gets Front Row Seat to Watch an Atlas V Rocket Blasting Off
Guy in Airplane Gets Front Row Seat to Watch an Atlas V Rocket Blasting Off

16 Jun 2021, 14:44 UTC / On May 18th, this lucky passenger captured the moment an Atlas V rocket was launched into space from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

 
Wooden Satellite Takes Selfie From Stratosphere, Captures Exploding Balloon
Wooden Satellite Takes Selfie From Stratosphere, Captures Exploding Balloon

15 Jun 2021, 10:20 UTC / The world's first wooden satellite took a slefie at the right moment. After reaching its maximum altitude in the upper atmosphere, the carrier ballon exploded

 
General Atomics to Send Satellites in Space to Communicate With an MQ-9 Drone
General Atomics to Send Satellites in Space to Communicate With an MQ-9 Drone

6 Jun 2021, 14:50 UTC / General Atomics will send a pair of satellites into low Earth orbit to "talk" to an MQ-9 drone that will fly at approximately 25,000 feet up.

 
Rocket Lab Gets Green Light to Resume Launches After Experiencing Flight Anomaly
Rocket Lab Gets Green Light to Resume Launches After Experiencing Flight Anomaly

2 Jun 2021, 15:12 UTC / Rocket Lab received aproval from FAA to resume its satellite launches after its mission failed to deploy the cargo into the orbit.

 
ESA’s Next-Generation Satellite Is Getting Closer to Its Polar-Orbiting Mission
ESA’s Next-Generation Satellite Is Getting Closer to Its Polar-Orbiting Mission

28 May 2021, 09:43 UTC / Airbus is building the second-generation, polar-orbiting meteorological satellites that will raise the bar for weather forecasting

 
U.S. Space Force Launches Missile Warning Satellite, Successfully "Talks" to It
U.S. Space Force Launches Missile Warning Satellite, Successfully "Talks" to It

19 May 2021, 13:22 UTC / USSF successfully launched an Atlas V rocket carrying a missile warning satellite. The Delta command achieved communication after takeoff

 
SpaceX Is Literally Putting a Dogecoin on the Literal Moon, the DOGE-1 Satellite
SpaceX Is Literally Putting a Dogecoin on the Literal Moon, the DOGE-1 Satellite

10 May 2021, 04:40 UTC / Dogecoin took a hit during Elon Musk’s appearance on Saturday Night Live, but it’s not done: here’s the first commercial lunar load paid with Doge

 
60 Other Starlink Satellites Reach Orbit to Blind Earth Scientists Some More
60 Other Starlink Satellites Reach Orbit to Blind Earth Scientists Some More

29 Apr 2021, 15:40 UTC / SpaceX deployes an extra set of 60 Starlink satellites in orbit, scientists are increasingly complaining that they cause issues with their observations

 
World’s First Wooden Satellite Takes Sustainable Space Exploration to Next Level
World’s First Wooden Satellite Takes Sustainable Space Exploration to Next Level

22 Apr 2021, 07:08 UTC / The WISA WOODSAT satellite will be launched into the orbit by the end of the year and will offer a look into space exploration beyond fossil fuels

 
Small Pandora Satellite to Open the Box of Secrets of Alien Worlds
Small Pandora Satellite to Open the Box of Secrets of Alien Worlds

2 Apr 2021, 14:23 UTC / Pandora is a small satellite that will be used to observe both planets and their stars in visible and infrared light for long periods once in orbit

 
Starlink Satellites to Move Out of the Way and Make Room for NASA Spacecraft
Starlink Satellites to Move Out of the Way and Make Room for NASA Spacecraft

22 Mar 2021, 15:17 UTC / NASA and SpaceX agreed on who will have to shift position in orbit in order to avoid collisions in space between satellites and spacecraft

 
Rocket Lab Announces Reusable Neutron Rocket for Cargo, Human Spaceflight
Rocket Lab Announces Reusable Neutron Rocket for Cargo, Human Spaceflight

3 Mar 2021, 10:45 UTC / When Rocket Lab says it will do something, it does; CEO Peter Beck says Neutron will go online and be ready to put stuff into orbit and beyond in 2024

 
This Is How the Internet Makes Fun of the US Space Force Uniform
This Is How the Internet Makes Fun of the US Space Force Uniform

20 Jan 2020, 14:59 UTC / Officials say they’re saving money by using the current Army uniforms for the new one, but the Internet is not buying it: who needs camouflage in space?