Iridium Communications, a $790 million satellite telecommunications company based in McLean, Va., was gearing up to launch the first of a new generation of satellites when the news came in from Cape Canaveral. 2,111 more words
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Just A Thought: Would China Create Technology To Destroy All Satellites To Force Everyone Fights Without Eyes In The Heaven?
I was reading an article which mentioned how China may use technology in space to ram United States’ satellites to prevent spying and GPS and whatnot activities in wartime, and I thought to myself that China could also create satellites that may act like a last resort measure in which it would project indiscriminately projectiles to all satellites in an orbit, including the ones that China operates. 136 more words
Debris In Space Exposed
by Mark Garcia
September 26, 2013
Last Updated July 27, 2016
from NASA Website
I got this article from the above link. 2,787 more words
Greetings Earthlings !
A bit about me to start with …
I am a Scientist/Engineer working at Indian Space Research Organization. I am part of the Control Dynamics and Simulation Group at ISRO Satellite Centre and work in the challenging field of spacecraft Attitude and Orbit Control System (AOCS). 1,225 more words
A pair of satellites operating in tandem for five years have produced a depth map of the planet so exact you could theoretically zoom down to street level and tell an adult from a kid, or spot a breaking wave at Malibu. 338 more words