Is Project Blackjack still relevant?

By Nathan Strout, Published by C4ISRNET, 14 February 2022 Faced with duplication and delays, DARPA weighs how its proliferated satellite demonstration can still make an impact WASHINGTON — Project Blackjack started as a bold idea. Instead of relying on a small handful of satellites operating 20,000 miles above Earth, what

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SpaceX Starlink satellite’s flaming re-entry caught on camera after geomagnetic storm

By Tom Bateman, Published by euronews.com, 11 February 2022 Last week, SpaceX launched 49 of its Starlink satellites into orbit. This is pretty normal: the company has put almost 2,000 of its broadband-beaming satellites into space so far, with plans for 40,000 more. What's not normal is that it launched

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US needs to temper reliance on at-risk-undersea internet cables, satellites can help: Arospace

By Theresa Hitchens, Published by Breaking Defense, 3 February 2022 "Undersea cable infrastructure is ripe for sabotage," said Karen Jones, one of the authors of the study. WASHINGTON: Some 430 undersea fiber optic cables carry 99% of intercontinental internet traffic, and those lifelines of global commerce are highly vulnerable to

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Rockets Destroy Ozone and Cause Climate Change – Aerospace Programs’ Deadly Impacts to the Earth

By Nina Beety, Published by Global Research, 24 January 2022 Since its beginnings, the space industry has used PR, Hollywood, and a parade of stars to carve itself into the public psyche, including targeting children. Aerospace costs have been largely ignored or hidden, but these costs are serious and accelerating.

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