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

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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.

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.

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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news.agu.orgJoseph Wang

Satellite “megaconstellations” may jeopardize recovery of ozone hole

By 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.

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.