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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Space Force building ground station in Alaska ahead of launch of Arctic satcom mission

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 1 September 2022 Satellite terminals in Alaska will be the main connection to the new EPS-R payloads that will launch in 2023 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Space Force has started building a gateway site at Clear Space Force Station, Alaska, where it will operate

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The worst case Starlink scenario? We could be ‘right on the edge’ of Kessler syndrome

By Chris Young, Published by Interesting Engineering, 11 August 2022 And cleaning up the resulting space debris would be like 'collecting bullets'. SpaceX's Starlink mega-constellation is growing at rocket speed. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently announced that the private space company expects "over 4,200 Starlink satellites in operation within 18 months", constituting

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5 Weapons You’ll See on the Battlefield of the Future, Influenced by Russia’s War in Ukraine

By Kyle Mizokami, Published by Popular Mechanics, 1 August 2022 The war in Ukraine, like every war, has seen innovation and the rise of new weapon systems.The five-month-old war has elevated drones, rockets, and electronic warfare as new masters of the battlefield.Weapons like HIMARS rocket systems were primed and ready

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‘Like an alien obelisk’: space debris found in Snowy Mountains paddock believed to be from SpaceX mission

By Natasha May, Published by the Guardian, 1 August 2022 Astrophysicist Brad Tucker says he often gets calls from people who think they’ve found space junk but the scorched metal found by two farmers is ‘very real’ The Australian Space Agency is investigating space debris found in farmland in the

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