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Starlink's Satellite Internet Is Now Available in Africa, but Works in Only One Country
Starlink's Satellite Internet Is Now Available in Africa, but Works in Only One Country

31 Jan 2023, 09:00 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Providing much-needed access to the internet on a global scale is slowly turning into reality for SpaceX’s Starlink. Now, it works on a new continent

 
Gilmour Space: The Aussie Team Ready to Make Satellite Launches Truly Affordable
Gilmour Space: The Aussie Team Ready to Make Satellite Launches Truly Affordable

5 Jan 2023, 22:56 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Should Gilmour's efforts succeed, space launch access for non-billion-dollar companies could be fast approaching sooner than you think.

 
SpaceX Launches New Fleet of Starlink Satellites Following Destruction of Dozens
SpaceX Launches New Fleet of Starlink Satellites Following Destruction of Dozens

21 Feb 2022, 16:50 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Today, a Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station with 46 Starlink satellites. The fleet was successfully deployed into Earth's orbit

 
40 of Musk's SpaceX Satellites Fried by Geomagnetic Storm Will Return to Earth
40 of Musk's SpaceX Satellites Fried by Geomagnetic Storm Will Return to Earth

10 Feb 2022, 09:31 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / After the event, only 9 satellites were still working. Now SpaceX has some more work to do. The recently launched ones will have to come back to Earth

 
2022 Will Come With Four NASA Missions Set to Monitor Our Changing Planet
2022 Will Come With Four NASA Missions Set to Monitor Our Changing Planet

13 Dec 2021, 22:29 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / 2022 will be a busy year for NASA as the space agency is preparing to launch four missions that will monitor our planet and how it's changing

 
Vega Rocket Satellite Launch Clears the Way for Bigger, More Powerful Vega-C
Vega Rocket Satellite Launch Clears the Way for Bigger, More Powerful Vega-C

17 Nov 2021, 10:21 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Recently, the Vega rocket carried three satellites for the French Ministry of Defence to Earth's orbit. The latest launch paves the way for the next-gen Vega-C

 
You'll Soon Be Able to Float Like an Astronaut Aboard 0-G Launch Space Jets
You'll Soon Be Able to Float Like an Astronaut Aboard 0-G Launch Space Jets

28 Oct 2021, 04:27 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Washington DC-based 0-G Launch is collaborating with CAAC to offer paying customers zero-G flights from the Canary Islands

 
Astra Rocket Has a Scary Launch, Takes Off Sideways and Still Manages to Fly Over Alaska
Astra Rocket Has a Scary Launch, Takes Off Sideways and Still Manages to Fly Over Alaska

30 Aug 2021, 04:08 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / On Saturday, August 28th, Astra's rocket should've carried a test payload for the U.S. Space Force to orbit, bit it failed to reach space.

 
ELSA-d Satellite Has a Magnetic Appetite for Space Junk, Aces Its First Capture in Orbit
ELSA-d Satellite Has a Magnetic Appetite for Space Junk, Aces Its First Capture in Orbit

26 Aug 2021, 02:47 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / On August 25th, Astroscale announced that its orbital debris removal satellite has tested for the first time its ability to capture a spacecraft in space.

 
Terminator Tape Draws Satellites Back to Earth Faster to Their Fiery Doom
Terminator Tape Draws Satellites Back to Earth Faster to Their Fiery Doom

23 Aug 2021, 21:52 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Millennium Space Systems, a Boeing company, has successfully proven its Terminator Tape ability to safely and quickly de-orbit an inactive satellite.

 
Wildfire Smoke Across the U.S. Is So Bad You Can See It From Space
Wildfire Smoke Across the U.S. Is So Bad You Can See It From Space

25 Jul 2021, 15:27 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / This week, the wildfire smoke rose to alarming levels, spreading from the West Coast all the way the the northeast and Canada.

 
Tiny Satellites Could Play a Big Role in Tracking Hypersonic Missiles
Tiny Satellites Could Play a Big Role in Tracking Hypersonic Missiles

13 Jul 2021, 09:00 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / The Missile Defense Agency has launched on June 30th two nanosatellites that could play a major role in tracking missiles before they get to reach their target.

 
Virgin Orbit Launches Seven Satellites Into Space on a Modified Carrier Plane
Virgin Orbit Launches Seven Satellites Into Space on a Modified Carrier Plane

30 Jun 2021, 15:31 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Virgin Orbit launched today, June 10th, seven satellites from three different countries into the orbit on its first commercial mission

 
SpaceX Rocket Launch Carrying 88 Satellites Called Off, Elon Musk Is Not Happy
SpaceX Rocket Launch Carrying 88 Satellites Called Off, Elon Musk Is Not Happy

30 Jun 2021, 05:46 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / On June 29, SpaceX delayed the launch of a Falcon 9 due to an aircraft entering the launch range. The rocket was supposed to take 88 satellites into orbit.

 
UK Goes Big With Cutting-Edge Space Technology, Satellites Trio Soon to Launch
UK Goes Big With Cutting-Edge Space Technology, Satellites Trio Soon to Launch

28 Jun 2021, 10:20 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Three British companies in the space industry have developed next-generation satellites that revolutionize connectivity and help protect the environment.

 
Cygnus Spacecraft to Depart the ISS, Will Deploy Two Satellites on Its Way Back
Cygnus Spacecraft to Depart the ISS, Will Deploy Two Satellites on Its Way Back

23 Jun 2021, 05:01 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / On June 29th, an uncrewed Cygnus spacecraft will depart the ISS after spending four months in space. On its way back to Earth, it will deploy two satellites

 
Watch Satellites Completely Melt in Plasma Wind Tunnel, It’s a Good Thing
Watch Satellites Completely Melt in Plasma Wind Tunnel, It’s a Good Thing

21 Jun 2021, 13:06 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The European Space Agency makes satellites safer by testing their ability to be completely destroyed when falling back to Earth, in recent experiments.

 
This Innovative Technology Will Help Clear Out Space Debris More Effectively
This Innovative Technology Will Help Clear Out Space Debris More Effectively

30 May 2021, 16:25 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Astroscale UK is developing next-generation solutions for removing space debris, in order to support space sustainability

 
Urwerk UR-105 TTH Watch Is One Solid 85K Piece of Intricate Machinery
Urwerk UR-105 TTH Watch Is One Solid 85K Piece of Intricate Machinery

29 May 2021, 16:25 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Urwerk introduced its new Urwek UR-105 TTH that features a carousel with four satellites underneath a tantalum front cover. The watch is limied to 12 pieces.

 
SpaceX Teams Up With Google to Develop Satellite Internet Services
SpaceX Teams Up With Google to Develop Satellite Internet Services

14 May 2021, 09:49 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / SpaceX has partnered up with Google to offer internet services to businesses all over the world through Google Cloud's infrastructure.