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Satellite “megaconstellations” may jeopardize recovery of ozone hole

news.agu.org reports: AGU press contact: Liza Lester, +1 (202) 777-7494, [email protected] (UTC-5 hours) Researcher contact: Joseph Wang, University of Southern California Department of Astronautical Engineering, +1 (213) 740-5370, [email protected] (UTC-8 hours) By the numbers 30 kilograms (66 pounds) of aluminum oxides are produced by the demise of one small, 250-kilogram (550-pound) satellite 17 metric tons (18.7 U.S.

2024-06-13T06:20:46.914544-07:00
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Pentagon Extends Starlink Deal in Ukraine for $14M

The Pentagon renewed its $14 million contract with SpaceX for another six months to provide Starlink internet services in Ukraine, settling past disputes over terminal usage in the conflict zone.

2024-06-13T01:16:06.314406-07:00

Jio Platforms JV Gets Nod for Satellite Internet in India

Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms and Luxembourg-based SES have received approval from the Indian space regulator to operate satellites, enabling their joint venture to provide gigabit fibre internet across India.

2024-06-13T00:13:50.520937-07:00

Amazon and Vrio to Launch Satellite Internet in South America, Challenging Starlink

Amazon and Vrio will introduce satellite internet service in seven South American countries, targeting unserved and underserved communities, positioning them directly against Elon Musk's Starlink. This move aims to bridge the digital divide using Amazon's Project Kuiper.

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2024-06-13T09:24:30.754435-07:002024-06-13T09:24:30.754435-07:00

Pentagon Extends Starlink Deal in Ukraine for $14M

The Pentagon renewed its $14 million contract with SpaceX for another six months to provide Starlink internet services in Ukraine, settling past disputes over terminal usage in the conflict zone.

2024-06-12T14:48:55.339659-07:002024-06-12T14:48:55.339659-07:00

FCC Approves New SpaceX Compact Router for Starlink

The Federal Communications Commission approved a compact Wi-Fi router developed by SpaceX. Although details remain undisclosed, the device is anticipated to enhance Starlink's connectivity capabilities.

2024-06-11T02:35:08.023995-07:002024-06-11T02:35:08.023995-07:00

SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Faces Weather Challenges

The 230-foot Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 40, but current weather forecasts predict rain and storms that might affect the launch window.