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Satellite Image of the Week: #22

This week’s satellite image was taken this morning and, even in the still image, you can see the clouds rotating around a surface low pressure system near southern South Dakota and northeastern Nebraska. 29 more words


Painting the Sky with Shooting Stars

Japanese company ALE has been working on a new type of sky show, artificial shooting stars, literally creating an artificial meteor shower at a height of 40 to 50 miles (60 to 80km). 303 more words


Strategies to deter attacks on orbital assets

In the May 26, 2016 issue of Geopolitical Weekly, military analyst Omar Lamrani discusses the militarization of space and why and how U.S. military planners are seeking ways to prevent, rather than fight, a war that would be potentially devastating to all involved. 328 more words


VHF Handbook Available for Download

The new version of the IARU Region 1 VHF Handbook 7.50 covering VHF, UHF and Microwaves is now available for download.

The handbook has chapters on Band Planning, Contests, Propagation Research, Operating Procedures and the key Amateur Satellite section on pages 123-131. 69 more words

Daily Updates

India to test reusable launch vehicle technology on Monday

Times of India — SRIHARIKOTA: India will test on Monday a reusable launch vehicle technology (RLV) space agency ISRO developed to reduce cost of firing rockets to deploy satellites in orbit, a senior official said.  51 more words


SPACEX Rocket Launch @ 5:40pm EST

SpaceX 🚀 is getting ready to launch another satellite 📡into space. They are attempting to land it on the ocean for the third time in a row. 61 more words

May 26 - EXOSAT

The European X-Ray Satellite (EXOSAT) was launched on May 26th 1983, and was operational until April 9th 1986, studying x-ray binaries, active galactic nuclei, and other x-ray sources.  123 more words