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2014-02-07 13:11:54

NASA has selected 16 small satellites from nine states to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets planned to launch in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Magnetic Field Swarm Satellites Start Moving Into Position
2014-02-07 04:52:23

The European Space Agency is in the midst of maneuvering their three Swarm mission satellites into position as the probes prepare to deliver what is being called the best survey of the Earth’s magnetic field to date.

2014-02-06 20:20:05

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected 16 small satellites from nine states to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets planned to launch in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

space debris
2014-01-23 05:09:25

Researchers from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California have developed and tested a series of ground-based mini-satellites that will be used to help control traffic in space.

2014-01-17 08:22:59

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowLife, Inc.

2014-01-16 20:21:06

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will participate in the fifth annual Zero Robotics SPHERES Challenge Friday, Jan.

PocketQube Store Smallest Satellites
2014-01-10 09:24:24

An online satellite store offering off-the-shelf components for creating your own launchable satellite at a fraction of the cost, PocketQube Shop is the brainchild of founder Tom Walkinshaw.

firefly cubesat
2014-01-09 06:26:07

A NASA team made first contact with the National Science Foundation-funded Firefly spacecraft at 7:33 p.m. EST on Jan. 6, 2014.

New Science Headed For International Space Station On Orbital’s Cygnus
2014-01-06 10:46:07

Delivering ants to space, sloshy fluids for robotic satellites, a study on antibiotic drug resistance and other small satellites to the International Space Station can be a tough job, and now Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va., can help carry the load.


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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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