China launches two new experimental satellites-Xinhua

A Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket carrying two satellites blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China Sept. 25, 2022. The pair of satellites, Shiyan-14 and Shiyan-15, were lifted at 6:55 am (2255 GMT Saturday) from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center and entered the preset orbit. (Photo by Zheng Bin/Xinhua) TAIYUAN, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) … Read more

China launches new satellite for environmental detection-Xinhua

A Long March-2D carrier rocket carrying the Yunhai-1 03 satellite blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, Sept. 21, 2022. The satellite was launched at 7:15 am (2315 GMT Tuesday) and has entered the planned orbit successfully. (Photo by Zheng Weijie/Xinhua) JIUQUAN, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) — China sent a new satellite … Read more

DES asks for capacity from satellite auction

Provision said to be for the public interest Satellite dishes at Thaicom’s headquarters in Nonthaburi. Pattarapong Chatpattarasil The Digital Economy and Society (DES) Ministry is demanding satellite capacity be allocated for state use from the winning bidders of an upcoming satellite orbital slot auction. The move is in line with resolutions reached by the National … Read more

Satellite division Starlink is now active on all continents: Elon Musk

Tech billionaire Elon Musk on Monday announced that Starlink, the satellite Internet division of his rocket company, is now active on all the continents, including Antarctica. On the microblogging site Twitter, Musk wrote, “Starlink is now active on all continents, including Antarctica”. He also said “another batch with lasers reaches orbit” after the deployment of … Read more

The Satellite IoT Communications Market 2022: Detailed

Dublin, Sept. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “The Satellite IoT Communications Market – 2nd Edition” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering This study investigates the satellite IoT connectivity market. The research covers a total of 44 satellite IoT operators including both the incumbent operators and all the new LEO smallsat constellations. The global … Read more

AST SpaceMobile Makes Contact With Prototype Satellite

Artistic depiction of the MoonWalker 3 satellite. Image: AST SpaceMobile AST SpaceMobile has established communications with its prototype satellite, BlueWalker 3, confirming its successful arrival in Earth orbit. The company will soon unfurl the satellite’s massive antenna array, which has astronomers worried that it could block their views of celestial objects in the sky. BlueWalker … Read more

This Startup’s Free Software Could Prevent Satellite Collisions

The company launched its Beacon software a year ago.Photo: Slingshot Aerospace Space is getting a little too crowded, increasing the risk of orbital collisions. Slingshot Aerospace, a company specializing in space data analytics, is now offering a solution to regulate some of the traffic up there. The company announced on Tuesday that it is rolling … Read more

India is ready for Apple’s satellite connectivity on iPhone 14

If Apple wants to go ahead with this feature in India, then it will have to partner with satellite internet providers like Hughes or OneWeb. If Apple wants to go ahead with this feature in India, then it will have to partner with satellite internet providers like Hughes or OneWeb. Apple on September 7 launched … Read more

SpaceX rocket launches the largest commercial satellite into orbit. It could also blind our view of the universe

Sure, it set SpaceX history — it was a record-breaking 14th landing for the booster. Space.com reported that about 8.5 minutes after launching the BlueWalker 3 and Starlink satellites, the first stage of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket returned to Earth for a pinpoint landing on the company’s drone ship A Shortfall of Gravitas in the … Read more

Large Satellite Could Be Bad for Astronomers Observing Skies

A huge satellite is about to take flight, spreading its giant antenna array to potentially block astronomers’ views of the cosmos. AST SpaceMobile’s BlueWalker 3 is scheduled for launch on Saturday to test the company’s broadband network technology, but the prototype satellite is extremely bright and could interfere with celestial observations. BlueWalker is scheduled to … Read more