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Amazon’s Constellation of 3,236 Satellites Has Astronomers Very, Very Freaked Out

Amazon’s Constellation of 3,236 Satellites Has Astronomers Very, Very Freaked Out

Amazon was approved by the Federal Communications Commission to launch 3,326 satellites as part of its planned Kuiper constellation. That’s roughly 600 more satellites than the total number currently in orbit

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China Launches Earth-observation Satellite in Space

China launched an earth-observation satellite into space from North China’s Shanxi province on Friday. The satellite can provide remote-sensing images and data for several public sector fields and businesses including natural resource surveying, disaster relief, agriculture, forestry, environmental protection and urban construction.

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Cluster of International Satellites Ready for Ride Into Orbit on Vega Rocket

Cluster of international satellites ready for ride into orbit on Vega rocket

Debuting a two-tier structure designed to accommodate dozens of small satellites on a single mission, an Italian-made Vega rocket is set for liftoff Saturday night from the northeastern coast of South America on a flight to demonstrate European industry’s answer to growing rideshare launch demand.

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China Reaches New Milestone in Space-Based Quantum Communications

China Reaches New Milestone in Space-Based Quantum Communications

See the original article here: China Reaches New Milestone in Space-Based Quantum Communications Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2016 shows a satellite-to-earth link established between quantum satellite “Micius” and the quantum communication ground station in Xinglong, north China’s Hebei Province. Credit: The launch of the Chinese satellite Micius in 2016 could have been viewed as merely a single addition to

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China’s Quantum Satellite Enables the ‘World’s Most Secure Communication Link’

China’s quantum satellite enables the ‘world’s most secure communication link’

See the original article here: China’s quantum satellite enables the ‘world’s most secure communication link’ In the middle of the night, invisible to anyone but special telescopes in two Chinese observatories, satellite Micius sends particles of light to Earth to establish the world’s most secure communication link. Named after the ancient Chinese philosopher also known as Mozi, Micius is the

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