U.S. Space Command adopts multipronged approach to prepare for ‘a conflict that has never happened’

By Debra Werner, Published by Space News, 9 April 2024 COLORADO SPRINGS – U.S. Space Command seeks to expand international collaboration by inviting Germany, France and New Zealand to join Operation Olympic Defender. Olympic Defender, a U.S.-led initiative to jointly strengthen defenses and deter hostility, already includes England, Australia and

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Over the past six years, governments proposed launching over one million satellites, but where will they all go?

By Ewan Wright and Andrew FallePublished by The Conversation, 7 November 2023 In September 2021, Rwanda announced that it was planning to launch over 300,000 satellites. Three months later, a Canadian company, having previously launched two dozen CubeSats, said it would launch an additional 100,000. Then, a French company did likewise. And SpaceX, which

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Nova Scotia spaceport project aims to launch clean-tech rockets

By Elizabeth Howell, Published by Space.com, 2 September 2022 Spaceport America and other private space launch facilities worldwide have a new entrant to the market: Canada, which aims to fly 'green' rockets in 2023. Spaceport America is getting a Canadian competitor. A private Canadian rocket facility aims to send clean-tech

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US, close allies sign ‘call to action’ in space defense

By Theresa Hitchens, Published by Breaking Defense, 22 February 2022 The new military accord signed by Australia, Canada, France, Germany, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the US presages joint stance on future space norms. WASHINGTON: In a first public statement of intent, the US and its five closest military

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Welcome to the space jam: Canadian startup Kepler stirs debate with huge planned fleet of internet satellites

By Sean Silcoff, Published by The Globa and Mail, 10 December 2021 The Canadian company is jockeying with SpaceX, Amazon and Telesat for room in orbit for tens of thousands of new machines. Critics say the space race could come at a cost on Earth A Canadian space startup has

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