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Official: Facebook is building its own Internet-satellite

Official: Facebook is building its own Internet-satellite "Athena"

In may this year, detectives from IEEE Spectrum found something exciting: apparently, Facebook has been secretly working on an experimental satellite that could broadcast the Internet to the Ground by using radio signals of millim...

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2018-07-24

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Scientists have discovered a Jupiter 12 new satellites

Scientists have discovered a Jupiter 12 new satellites

Astronomers from the Carnegie institution announced the discovery of 12 new satellites of the gas giant Jupiter. 11 of discovered objects, scientists have attributed to the "normal" outer moons, while one is "strange". The discove...

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2018-07-17

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The hacker group seized control of satellites and operators

The hacker group seized control of satellites and operators

Researchers in the security area of Symantec Corp. discovered a sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China. Hackers penetrated the computers of satellite operators, defense contractors and telecommunications c...

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2018-06-20

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The Chinese lunar satellite made an attractive photo of the Earth

The Chinese lunar satellite made an attractive photo of the Earth

last month, Chinese microsatellite Longjiang-2 entered the orbit of the moon. He recently turned to the Earth and did the first test photos that look just fine. Particularly attracted by the picture of our planet, partially covere...

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2018-06-15

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"Satellites-cubes" NASA went to Mars

throughout the weeks two satellites CubeSat — MarCO-A and MarCO-B — activated their propulsion system to get on the path to Mars. This trajectory correction maneuver allows the spacecraft to lay the exact route through space to th...

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2018-06-02

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Tiny satellite took images of the Earth from a distance of 1 million kilometers

Tiny satellite took images of the Earth from a distance of 1 million kilometers

may 5, when NASA your lander InSight Mars, along with him was sent two small absolutely identical satellite called the Mars Cube One. They are not bigger than a travel bag. Recently, one of them took a picture of the earth from a ...

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2018-05-16

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Roskosmos wants to cover the entire Earth with high-speed Internet

Roskosmos wants to cover the entire Earth with high-speed Internet

the State Corporation "Rosatom" wants to create a high-grade satellite network covering the whole world. The corresponding project of the system of global high-speed access to the Internet will be presented on may 22, according to...

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2018-05-11

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Russia is unable to create their own satellites

Russia is unable to create their own satellites

the Share of foreign electronics in the Russian civil communications satellites reaches 70 percent, said the Deputy head of Rossvyaz Igor Chursin conference Satellite Russia. According to him, the dependence on foreign components ...

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2018-04-20

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The first satellite is reconfigurable launch in 2019

The first satellite is reconfigurable launch in 2019

Usually the satellite configuration set still in the process of debugging on the Ground and in orbit, he simply executes him before the start of the function. Developers from British company Eutelsat want to change , creating a sa...

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2018-03-02

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On the weekend, SpaceX will orbit two communications satellites

On the weekend, SpaceX will orbit two communications satellites

After the successful launch of superheavy carrier rocket company SpaceX is ready to proceed with the next run. This time on the earth's orbit will see the satellites through which it will be possible to access the Internet. Offici...

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2018-02-14

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Scientists have proposed a new type of propulsion system for orbital satellites

Scientists have proposed a new type of propulsion system for orbital satellites

Spanish engineers and scientists are developing new propulsion system which promises to solve the growing problem of space debris. Researchers from the Complutense University of Madrid Carlos III, and Madrid Polytechnic University...

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2018-01-24

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Astronomers have created a complete topology map of one of Saturn's moons

Astronomers have created a complete topology map of one of Saturn's moons

it took more than ten years from the moment the spacecraft Cassini has transmitted the first clear images of Titan, the largest moon of the planet Saturn. Astronomers have spent years to analyze all the data provided by the camera...

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2018-01-21

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EKA is testing the satellites, is able to change orbit

EKA is testing the satellites, is able to change orbit

ESA has developed a new model of small CubeSat satellites, is able to change orbit with a butane engines installed in their buildings. The first such satellites — GomX-4B and GomX-4A — will be launched in early Februar...

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2017-12-26

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Can you solve the space debris problem by adding the module to self-destruct?

Can you solve the space debris problem by adding the module to self-destruct?

People know how to launch stuff into space — but not really bring them back. In low earth orbit, along with thousands of working satellites, there is a lot of debris: space debris, space debris, debris in higher orbits. According ...

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2017-12-15

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The new Zealand launch of the rocket with three satellites failed

The new Zealand launch of the rocket with three satellites failed

a Private company founded by a native of New Zealand, Peter Beck, conducted the first tests of its carrier rocket light class "Electron" in may of this year. The first commercial launch (combined with the second trial) was schedul...

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2017-12-13

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From the Vostochny cosmodrome launched rocket

From the Vostochny cosmodrome launched rocket "Soyuz-2.1 b" with 19 satellites

Roscosmos reported that the launch-vehicle was in normal mode, after which the head of the rocket separated from the third stage at a set time. The rocket carried into space the satellite "meteor-M" № 2-1 and 18 spacecraft payload...

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2017-11-28

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How does it work? | Satellite navigation system

How does it work? | Satellite navigation system

the Idea of creating a satellite navigation system was born in the 50-ies of the last century. American scientists led by Richard Kershner watched the signal coming from the Soviet satellite, and found that due to the Doppler effe...

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2017-11-23

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Ocean of Enceladus may be sufficiently ancient that it was life

Ocean of Enceladus may be sufficiently ancient that it was life

recently we said goodbye with the spacecraft "Cassini", which after 13 years of loyal service to orbit Saturn and its satellites dropped right in the deep atmosphere of the giant planet. The reason this Grand final was a warning o...

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2017-11-09

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Roskosmos wants to build orbital nuclear power plant

Roskosmos wants to build orbital nuclear power plant

the Problem is fuel delivery to the orbit of the Earth is quite serious. Now to power satellites and other spacecraft, requiring a long stay in space, solar panels are used. But the specialists of Roskosmos went the other way and ...

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2017-10-31

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10 amazing facts about

10 amazing facts about "Sputnik-1", dedicated to his 60th anniversary

October 4, 1957 the Soviet Union stunned the whole world by launching into space the first artificial satellite. This week we're celebrating its 60th anniversary. A small ball that transmits a radio signal, caused panic among ordi...

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2017-10-08

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