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Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2024, 10:09 AM PDT

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ReutersJOE BROCK

NASA accidentally broadcasts simulation of distressed astronauts on space station

By Reuters: NASA accidentally broadcast a simulation of astronauts being treated for decompression sickness on the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, prompting speculation of an emergency in posts on social media.

2024-06-12T19:52:23.040713-07:00
ForbesBruce Dorminey

Maine Aims To Become Polar Orbit Space Launch Hub

By Forbes: The U.S. State of Maine is hoping to become a hub for the new space industry. A prime aim is to use its DownEast Atlantic coastline to launch small sats into polar orbit.

2024-06-13T07:01:05.792193-07:00
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ReutersNivedita Bhattacharjee

Reliance's Jio Platforms clears hurdle in bid to launch satellite internet in India

By Reuters: A joint venture between Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms and Luxembourg-based SES to provide gigabit fibre internet has won approval from the Indian space regulator to operate satellites there, a government executive said.

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2024-06-13T01:16:06.314406-07:00
news.agu.orgJoseph Wang

Satellite “megaconstellations” may jeopardize recovery of ozone hole

By news.agu.org: 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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ReutersEliana Raszewski

Amazon, Vrio to launch satellite internet in South America, competing with Starlink

By Reuters: Amazon and telecommunications firm Vrio will jointly launch a satellite internet service in seven South American countries, the two parties said on Thursday, putting them in direct competition with Elon Musk's Starlink.

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