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Russian Satellite Nailed By Chinese Space Debris, Orbit Affected
2013-03-12 14:50:23

According to a report from the Colorado-based Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI), Chinese space junk, in the form of a fragment of the satellite FENGYUN 1C, collided with Russia’s BLITS satellite on January 22.

Fourth Round Of CubeSat Space Mission Candidates Announced By NASA
2013-02-27 11:29:44

NASA has selected 24 small satellites to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets planned to launch in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

World’s First 'Phonesat' Successfully Launched Into Orbit
2013-02-26 20:56:50

STRaND-1, a nanosatellite carrying a smartphone, has successfully launched into Space from India today.

Alphasat Experiences Simulated Conditions It Will Face In Space
2013-02-08 13:45:00

Tucked away in a vacuum chamber for several months, Europe’s largest telecom satellite has faced the harsh conditions it will deal with once it is launched into space this summer.

2013-02-03 23:02:35

L-com's three new industry-unique HyperLink® brand dual-polarized MIMO dish antennas for the 2.4 GHz band fill a void in product availability in the wireless connectivity industry.

Iran Successful In Space Monkey Mission
2013-01-28 14:34:04

Iran has successfully sent a monkey into space aboard a bio-capsule, opening up the gateway for the country to eventually send man into space.

Iran Plans Another Attempt Sending Monkeys Into Space
2013-01-16 13:32:33

Iran's Space Organization chief Hamid Fazeli told news agencies that the country will be trying to send a live monkey into space before mid-February.

2013-01-11 11:37:04

NASA will join the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and high school student teams from the United States and abroad for the fourth annual Zero Robotics SPHERES Challenge Friday, Jan. 11.


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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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