The U.S. Air Force will save 40% by buying a GPS satellite launch from Elon Musk’s SpaceX compared with what United Launch Alliance has been charging, the head of the Space and Missile Systems Center said on Thursday. 346 more words
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Sometimes I wonder / worry about the future of education in the U.S., particularly science education, then I read a story like this. I remember a time when students only launched souped – up model rockets, then remote – controlled aircraft, & the rockets didn’t even go very far into the atmosphere. 71 more words
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OneWeb Satellites, the joint venture between OneWeb LLC and Airbus Defense and Space, has selected Florida to be the home of their satellite manufacturing facility. Located in Exploration Park near NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, the factory will turn out most of OneWeb’s 900 satellites that will be used to provide global internet coverage.
US military organization says pieces of rogue satellite Hitomi will enter Earth's atmosphere on May 10th
Japan’s public broadcasting service, NHK World, reported the latest updates today on a satellite gone wild. In late March Hitomi mysteriously began furiously spinning faster and faster, resulting in the loss of large components: 455 more words