Satellites

07.25.16
US military creates 'Space Mission Force' to wage satellite war
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US military creates 'Space Mission Force' to wage satellite war

The Air Force wants to keep its "competitive advantage" in space.

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07.12.16
Climate change is pushing clouds up and toward the poles
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Climate change is pushing clouds up and toward the poles

That matches predictions that warming will push storms toward the poles.

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04.15.16
How the Navy's orbiting robots will refurbish civilian satellites
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How the Navy's orbiting robots will refurbish civilian satellites

The RSGS program will keep geosynchronous spacecraft flying for years to come.

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03.30.16
ICYMI: A space-based full service stop, bat drone and more
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ICYMI: A space-based full service stop, bat drone and more

DARPA wants to create robotic servicing vehicles to inspect and fix satellites.

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11.20.15
NASA's FireSat system will be able to detect wildfires from space
11.20.15

NASA's FireSat system will be able to detect wildfires from space

The FireSat system could start looking out for wildfires around the globe by June 2018.

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11.16.15
Researchers use satellite launch blunder to test relativity
11.16.15

Researchers use satellite launch blunder to test relativity

If life gives you satnav launch problems, make satnav-launch-problem-ade.

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10.20.15
NASA flies four satellites in 'tightest ever' formation
10.20.15

NASA flies four satellites in 'tightest ever' formation

Imagine trying to get four satellites, each one the size of a baseball field, to fly in formation at 15,000 miles an hour.

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06.16.15
Airbus to build the world's biggest satellite constellation
06.16.15

Airbus to build the world's biggest satellite constellation

The OneWeb startup founded by Richard Branson's Virgin and Qualcomm, has announced that it has awa...

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06.04.15
SpaceX wants to launch internet-beaming satellites
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SpaceX wants to launch internet-beaming satellites

Google's Project Loon and Facebook's internet drones could soon see added competition from SpaceX. T...

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