China’s ‘Direct Challenge’ To Elon Musk’s Starlink – Can GalaxySpace Trounce SpaceX In Satellite Internet Business?

By Tanmay Kadam/Eurasian Times Desk, Published by Eurasian Times, 9 March 2022 China’s Long March 2C rocket carrying seven satellites lifted off on March 5. Of them, six satellites were developed by private Chinese firm GalaxySpace with the aim of forming an experimental network for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) broadband

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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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Streaks from satellites cross the Pleiades on a long-duration exposure, illustration the interference the growing number of satellites can have on astronomy. Credit: T. Hansen/IAU OAE/CC

New center to coordinate work to mitigate effect of satellite constellations on astronomy

By Jeff Foust, Published by SpaceNews, 5 February 2022 WASHINGTON — The International Astronomical Union (IAU) is establishing a center to help astronomers deal with the adverse effects of satellite constellations. The IAU said Feb. 3 it selected a proposal jointly submitted by the National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory, or

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