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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 capture or destroy other satellites.
Spaceflight and JAMSS commercial partnership enables U.S.
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.
Space surveillance is inherently challenging when compared to other tracking environments due to various reasons, not least of which is the long time gap between surveillance updates.
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.
DENVER, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept.
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
PALO ALTO, CA, Sept.
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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