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Did Russia Secretly Launch A Satellite-Killer Into Orbit

Did Russia Secretly Launch A Satellite-Killer Into Orbit?

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A mysterious object launched by Russia last Christmas is being tracked by western space agencies and other officials, and there are concerns that the probe could be part of a program to...

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JPL Selects Proposals For Europa CubeSat Study
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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has chosen proposals from 10 universities to study CubeSat concepts that could enhance a Europa mission concept currently under study by NASA.

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2014-09-18 16:20:55

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under a new contract with the U.S. Air Force, PlanetiQ LLC will provide an adaptable on-orbit platform for hosting U.S.

2014-09-17 00:20:10

DENVER, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-09-02 23:05:06

The 4th International Workshop on LunarCubes will be held from October 7-10, 2014 in Sunnyvale, CA, and will provide detailed information about developing technologies and available opportunities

2014-08-21 12:22:33

DENVER, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch date for the U.S. government's CLIO satellite, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], has been set for Sept. 16, 2014.


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Iridium Satellite -- The Iridium satellite constellation is also a system of 66 active communication satellites and spares around the earth. Named for the element Iridium, it was originally to have 77 active satellites, but was later redesigned to have its current number, though the name was retained. Iridium allowed worldwide voice and data communications using handheld devices. The Iridium service once failed financially and the earth stations were shut down. Its financial...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.