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Los Angeles - It's been more than a decade since a handful of ambitious entrepreneurs saw their plans to provide global telecommunications service through massive satellite constellations blow up, doomed by runaway costs. Now, a new generation of ...
"As long ago as 2007, they launched an ASAT (anti-satellite) test of a low-altitude interceptor. They struck and destroyed a defunct Chinese weather satellite and created tens of thousands of pieces of debris," Beauchamp explained. "Much of that debris ...
The Commission on elections is encouraging interested parties to request for satellite registrations to boost the number of voters in the October 2017 barangay ...
The recent debates on satellite jamming in the country have raised the specter of harmful health hazards, including the risk of cancers and other ailments.
The world's first quantum communication satellite, callled Mozi, the 600+kg Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS), nicknamed Micius after the ancient Chinese philosopher and scientist, is now officially operational following months of in-orbit ...
The mission will break Russia's record of sending 37 satellites at one go.
On Friday night, the Air Force launched the latest member of a satellite network designed to spot missile threats. How could it keep the US safe from missile ...
satellite savages have laid bare the barbaric destruction of one of the world's most famous monuments in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.
satellite charter schools serving thousands of students locally and statewide in mini campuses set up in malls and office parks are now scrambling to join the districts that have fought to evict them.
Now, a new generation of satellite entrepreneurs is headed back to the launch pad. Backed by billions of dollars from deep-pocketed investors, they plan to blanket the earth in the next few years with perhaps thousands of miniature satellites beaming ...
Even with a complex communication spiderweb that employs everything from Nixon-era radios to satellites to wireless so encrypted they would be all but impossible for even a civilian -- let alone agents of the Dark Side -- to translate, anything ...
The company said this week that "a confidential government customer" has purchased the first two satellites of its OptiSAR system, an agreement valued at $180 million that includes shared operation of the entire constellation.
AtlasVSBIRS. Atlas V stands on the pad at Launch Complex 41. (Photo: United Launch Alliance). Liftoff! Atlas V blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 7:42 p.m.
The military's third SBIRS satellite will bolster missile warning and tracking capabilities, said Col. David Miller, 460th Space Wing commander at Buckley Air Force Base, several days before the launch. "We're able to provide better warning to our U.S ...
The satellite, called Aeolus and named after the ruler of the winds in Greek mythology, is a one of a kind instrument that will study Earth's wind patterns from space, using a powerful laser pulse called Aladin.
Strategic Defense intelligence in its report "Europe Defense Spends on Space (satellites and Sensors): 2016 to 2024" provides quantitative top-level view of projected spends on satellites and Sensors. According to Strategic Defense Intelligence, a ...
The Tancredo-1 satellite, developed by the students of Tancredo de Almeida Neves Municipal school in the city of Ubatuba, measures only 13 centimeters in diameter and weighs about 700 grams.
Thailand's Digital economy and Society Ministry will, next month, submit a study on how to reform the satellite-service industry and a related proposal from Thaicom to the National Space Committee for a final decision on the issue, based on a report by ...
The European Space Agency is investigating problems with the atomic clocks on its galileo navigation satellites. The clock failures are spread across several satellites, and involve both traditional rubidium clocks and a more precise hydrogen maser ...
Human Rights Watch reviewed satellite imagery in the town of Rann, Kala Balge Borno State, recorded on the morning after the attack and identified two distinct areas of destruction in densely populated areas on the western side of the town that are ...
In this March 31, 2014 file photo, HMAS Success scans the southern Indian Ocean, near the coast of Western Australia, as a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion flies over, while searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
The Aoba Velox-III is equipped with special thrusters that let it remain in orbit for six months, double the normal length of time a satellite would be expected to ...
The United Launch Alliance planned to kick off its first mission of the year with the launch of its Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, Thursday evening, but the mission was rescheduled for tomorrow.
The European Space Agency's (ESA) galileo satellites have been having a bad time for the past 17 years. Now, the 10 billion Euro project has suffered what might be its strangest setback yet: Nine clocks across the 18 Galileo satellites in orbit have ...
A European-built communications satellite has arrived at Cape Canaveral for fueling and final launch preparations ahead of a planned late February liftoff aboard a Falcon 9 rocket with a previously-flown first stage booster.
The state's highest court has declined to review an appellate court decision that hundreds of satellite charter campuses are illegally operating outside the districts that authorized them.
Named the AOBA VELOX-III, it is the first Singapore satellite to be launched from the ISS, a 110-metre habitable human-made satellite that orbits the Earth. NTU's satellite was delivered to the ISS last month by Japan's national aerospace agency, the ...
14, deployed 10 satellites, and successfully re-docked the rocket booster at sea. The satellites are a portion of the 70 such units that SpaceX is putting into orbit for iridium, which is upgrading its satellite network offering phone and Internet ...
The world's first quantum communication satellite is now officially operational following months of in-orbit testing, the Chinese Academy of sciences (CAS) announced, saying that performance of the device is "much better" than was initially expected.
The onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on Europe's galileo network have been failing at an alarming rate.
Excitement is building over European plans to launch a new space-weather satellite that would drastically improve forecasts of how solar storms will affect Earth.
Global Eagle's mystery satellite purchase is SES's AMC-3. by Caleb Henry - January 16, 2017. Lockheed Martin AMC-1 GE-1 Artist's rendition of AMC-1 (formerly GE-1), another Lockheed Martin-buit satellite for SES like AMC-3 (once GE-3). Credit: ...
Eutelsat 117 West B launched last June on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with ABS-2A, a similar all-electric satellite Boeing built for Bermuda-based ABS.
Sunny Washington, is President and co-founder of Ardusat, an educational technology company that partners with the private satellite company Spire Global that assembles, builds, and launches very small cube satellites. Ardusat provides K-12 students ...
The satellite guidance systems allow farmers to more accurately seed and spray crops. It's one example of how farming has become increasingly reliant on cutting-edge technology.
The latest product in the Monics family, Monics Enterprise was developed for satellite and network operators seeking to scale their RF monitoring capability to track an increasing number of RF signals, support a growing number of dispersed monitoring ...
The Syrian civil war is all but concluded. And the result must be described as a complete success for Vladimir Putin. No other party in the conflict can claim to have gained as much from the conflict as Putin has.
A day after Pakistan claimed it successfully test-fired its first submarine-Launched cruise missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead up to 450km from an undisclosed location in the Indian Ocean, a satellite expert has questioned Pakistan, claiming ...
Anticipating the launch of a geostationary satellite repair demonstration in fiscal 2021, DARPA has begun an effort to develop standards for robotic servicing of government and commercial spacecraft in orbit.
New Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson is pursuing satellite offices where felony prosecutors could work more closely with residents and city of Dallas community prosecutors.
The Alpine school District Board of education approved a resolution Tuesday evening to purchase a 16-classroom satellite facility that will be placed at the high school next fall.
Egypt will launch a new Russian-made spacecraft in 2019, Russian news agency (TASS) reported on Tuesday. In an interview with TASS on Tuesday, the Chief Executive Officer of Russia's Rocket and Space corporation (RSC) Energia, Vladimir Solntsev, ...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopia says it will launch a civilian satellite into orbit in three to five years to better predict weather conditions and for remote sensing activities inside the country.
By 2019 at the latest, the University of Georgia will have its very own satellite in orbit. A group of 28 UGA undergraduates working at the Small Satellite Research Laboratory plan to launch two satellites into low-earth orbit over the course of the ...
The first Nimbus satellite launched in August 1964, kicking off a series of Earth-observing crafts that would give scientists an unprecedented picture of evolving weather systems worldwide.
China orbited three small satellites using the Kuaizhou-1A (KZ-1A) launch vehicle from the Jiuquan Launch Center. The launch was originally scheduled for the last day of 2016.
"The quality of the satellite data drives how prepared nations -- and the world -- can be when it comes to weather-related events," said GSICS Deputy Director Manik Bali, a faculty research assistant in the Earth System science Interdisciplinary Center ...
Capella Space, which will launch its first satellite this year, aims to take advantage of a gap in current commercial satellite coverage. Most imaging satellites rely on daylight and the absence of clouds for the clearest imagery. At night or when the ...
Earlier this year, the Tomsk-TPU-120 satellite was delivered to the international space station (ISS); there, it is due to be placed into orbit in 2017.