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SpaceX's Starship 'Pez dispenser' hatch will launch next-gen Starlink

A new video shared by Elon Musk on Twitter reveals how the next generation of Starlink satellites will be deployed by Starship.

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This NASA spacecraft has caught stunning footage from around Jupiter

Andrea Luck, a NASA citizen scientist, has used the stunning raw imagery from the Juno spacecraft to animate a flyby of Jupiter.

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Elon Musk claims Starlink 2.0 is 'an order of magnitude more capable'

Elon Musk has revealed some of the specifications and capabilities of the next generation of Starlink satellites in an interview.

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First-ever 'crypto satellite' launched into orbit by SpaceX

SpaceX's Transporter-5 mission saw 59 spacecraft carried to space on May 25th, notably including Cryptosat's Crypto-1 satellite.

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Heaviest commercial satellite ever will launch on SpaceX Falcon Heavy

The Jupiter-3 satellite will be the heaviest commercial geostationary satellite ever launched at 9,200 kilograms (~20,300 pounds).

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Amazing satellite views capture this years first solar eclipse

The first solar eclipse of the year on April 30th was captured by NOAA satellites that spotted the lunar disk blocking the sun.

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Another mass grave has been spotted in Ukraine by satellites

A mass grave in the Ukrainian town of Manhush near the city of Mariupol has been photographed by a Maxar Technologies satellite.

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Pentagon report: China and Russia both seeking anti-satellite weaponry

The Defense Intelligence Agency has collated possible threats to U.S. satellites posed by rising ASAT numbers in China and Russia.

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Elon Musk says Starlink will make up two thirds of all satellites soon

Elon Musk has estimated that Starlink satellites will comprise two-thirds of active satellites within 18 months, with 4,200 units.

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OneWeb to use SpaceX rockets to launch satellites after Russian ban

Russia's banning of OneWeb satellite launches from its Soyuz rocket has led the company to join forces with its competitor SpaceX.

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Ukrainian urges satellite owners to share real-time invasion data

The Earth Observatory System Data Analytics (EOSDA) has requested SAR and optical data from satellite operators to assist Ukraine.

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New satellite images expose Putin's Russian military movements

US Earth observation company Maxar Technologies have photographed Russian military forces traveling in formations down a road.

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The NRO is concerned satellites could soon be targeted by Russia

The director of the National Reconnaissance Office has warned of anti-satellite action taken by Russia amidst conflict in Ukraine.

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NASA letter to FCC warns of risks from SpaceX's Starlink expansion

NASA has sent a letter to the FCC regarding SpaceX's proposed Gen2 Starlink satellite constellation expansion, expressing concern.

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This giant space catapult literally flings satellites into space

One company has designed a large spinning machine that is designed quite literally to throw satellites into suborbital space.

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Researchers eavesdropped on SpaceX Starlink satellites signals for GPS

By hijacking signals from SpaceX's Starlink satellites, researchers located points on Earth similar to GPS with high accuracy.

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Rocket Lab launches two satellites, and attempt to recover the booster

Rocket Lab launches two satellites, and attempt to recover the boosterRocket Lab launches two satellites, and attempt to recover.

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New collaboration set to enable on-orbit refuelling of satellites

A new collaboration between Orbit Fab and Dawn Aerospace seeks to provide a means to refuel satellites in space with green fuels.

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Starlink constellation grows as SpaceX launches 53 new satellites

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 53 new Starlink satellites has successfully launched, expanding the constellation yet again.

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NASA launches 'mission like no other' to battle Earth's climate crisis

NASA has launched a 'mission like no other' that will put a satellite into Earth's orbit to monitor the global climate crisis.

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Our atmosphere will soon have swarms of 'hive mind' NASA satellites

NASA moves towards implementing 'hive mind' satellites into Earth's atmosphere that are described as 'potentially revolutionary'.

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If aliens exist they could thriving on these 'super- Earths' planets

A new study has pointed out that if aliens exist, they could be thriving on planets known as 'hycean' world's - ocean worlds.

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NASA is sending 'blue' and 'gold' satellites to Mars for one reason

NASA will be sending one 'blue' satellite and one 'gold' satellite to Mars for an experiment regarding the cost for science.

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SpaceX Starlink satellites responsible for most close orbit encounters

Europe's leading expert on space debris said that SpaceX's Starlink satellites are responsible for most close encounters in orbit.

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Space junk hits 'tipping point' should be global priority, says expert

A former NASA senior scientist for orbital debris research has said that space junk has reached a critical 'tipping point'.

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Elon Musk says 500,000 Starlink orders will 'most likely' get service

500,000 people have ordered SpaceX's Starlink internet service, and Elon Musk has said they'll 'most likely' get service.

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Scientific real-time map tracking 200 'ticking time bombs' near Earth

Scientists and researchers have created an almost real-time map that is tracking 200 'ticking time bombs' out in near-Earth space.

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Australia to launch locally-made 'next-gen' hybrid rocket in 2022

Australia expects to launch its domestically-made 'next-generation' hybrid rocket in 2022.

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NASA's TESS satellite accidentally caught a comet 'burp' on video

One of NASA's satellites accidentally a comet doing what seems to be like a cosmic 'burp'

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New satellite sends fascinating images of our planet

The GOES-16 is the latest step in a new age of weather satellites that should help us monitor the weather conditions.

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NASA successfully launches satellites after delays

CYGNSS will be used to study hurricanes and to learn about their rapid intensification.

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SpaceX plans first launch since September's explosion

SpaceX should launch satellites for Iridium Communications on December 16th.

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Elon Musk to launch 4425 satellites for global internet

SpaceX requests government approval to launch a gigantic satellite network into space, so that it would provide fast, global internet.

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58 years of space junk in 60 seconds looks awesome, terrifying

Space debris is a serious problem, so watch this neat animation that shows a time lapse of space junk show up from 1957 to now.

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Scientists develop 'space cops', satellites that patrol Earth's orbit

US scientists develop mini-satellites that will patrol Earth's orbit, known as "space cops"

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