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Watch SpaceX Launch 53 New Starlink Satellites Early Wednesday Morning
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Watch SpaceX Launch 53 New Starlink Satellites Early Wednesday Morning

SpaceX plans to launch 53 more Starlink internet satellites and land the returning rocket on a ship at sea early…
Geostationary satellites: a revolution in full swing
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Geostationary satellites: a revolution in full swing

As the mega-constellations monopolize attention – and most space launches – a revolution is taking place in the too-quickly forgotten…
Spy satellites sink a Russian ship off Ukraine’s war-torn Snake Island (photo)
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Spy satellites sink a Russian ship off Ukraine’s war-torn Snake Island (photo)

Violent fighting took place on tiny Snake Island during the Russian invasion of Ukraine, new satellite photos show. Snake Island…
SpaceX to Launch 53 Starlink Internet Satellites, Ground Rocket on Saturday: Watch Live
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SpaceX to Launch 53 Starlink Internet Satellites, Ground Rocket on Saturday: Watch Live

SpaceX plans to launch and land the rocket on Saturday (May 14), the second such attempt in less than 24…
Satellites watch devastating fires in northern New Mexico
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Satellites watch devastating fires in northern New Mexico

Devastating wildfires in New Mexico, caused by strong winds, are visible from space. Fresh satellite imagery from Maxar Technologies has…
Virgin Orbit to launch test satellites for US and UK forces in first-ever launch from English soil
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Virgin Orbit to launch test satellites for US and UK forces in first-ever launch from English soil

The US National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) will launch a joint mission with the United Kingdom Department of Defense to launch…
Epic catch! Rocket Lab caught a falling booster from a helicopter after launching 34 satellites
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Epic catch! Rocket Lab caught a falling booster from a helicopter after launching 34 satellites

Rocket Lab just did something we’ve never seen before. Rocket Lab sent 34 satellites into orbit today (May 2) with…
Les géants américains font main basse sur les cables sous-marins et les satellites
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Les géants américains font main basse sur les cables sous-marins et les satellites

In dix ans, Google, Meta, SpaceX ont my main sur ces infrastructures vital pour les telécommunications. Une décennie aura suffi…
Thousands of satellites are polluting Australian skies, and threatening ancient Indigenous astronomy practices
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Thousands of satellites are polluting Australian skies, and threatening ancient Indigenous astronomy practices

(Image credit: Shutterstock) This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices:…
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