Satellites contribute significant light pollution to night skies

Published by the Royal Astronomical Society, 29 March 2021 Scientists reported new research results today suggesting that artificial objects in orbit around the Earth are brightening night skies on our planet significantly more than previously understood. The research, accepted for publication in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters,

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ESA boost for UK space transportation initiatives

By Staff Writers, published by Space Daily, 26 March 2021 Paris (ESA) - As part of its Boost! programme, ESA has signed two new contracts which support UK-based Orbex and Skyrora in their separate proposals for new commercial launch services for small satellites. These services are set to start in

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