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satellite, satellite project esting encrypted military planes

Musk’s satellite project testing encrypted internet with military pla...

10 October, 2019 9:30 am 9:30 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Air Force is using SpaceX’s fledgling satellite network to test encrypted internet services for a number of military planes, the space company’s president said on Tuesday, detailing results for the first customer of Elon Musk’s planned constellation of thousands of broadband-beaming satellites. “We are delivering high bandwidth into the cockpit of … Read More

India, destruction, satellite, terrible, thing, NASA, chief

India’s destruction of satellite a terrible thing, says NASA chief

04 April, 2019 2:11 pm 2:11 pm

WASHINGTON – India’s destruction of one of its satellites has been labelled a ‘terrible thing’ by the head of NASA, who said the missile test created 400 pieces of orbital debris and posed a threat to astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS), reported The Guardian. Jim Bridenstine was addressing employees five days after India … Read More

Satellite, images, madrasa, buildings, standing, scene, Indian bombing

Satellite images show madrasa buildings still standing at scene of Indian b...

03 March, 2019 11:37 am 11:37 am

NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – High-resolution satellite images reviewed by Reuters show that a religious school run by Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in northeastern Pakistan appears to be still standing days after India claimed its warplanes had hit the Islamist group’s training camp on the site and killed a large number of militants. The images produced by Planet … Read More

Iran, satellite, Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi, US warnings

Iran satellite launch, which US warned against, fails

01 January, 2019 12:52 pm 12:52 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran’s bid to launch a satellite has failed, Telecoms Minister Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi said on Tuesday, after it ignored US warnings to avoid such activity. Washington warned Tehran this month against undertaking three planned rocket launches that it said would violate a UN Security Council resolution because they use ballistic missile technology. … Read More

SpaceX launches biggest US ‘rideshare’ mission with 64 satellit...

12 December, 2018 10:54 pm 10:54 pm

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from California  carrying 64 small satellites into low orbit around the Earth, which the company called the largest-ever “rideshare” mission by a US-based rocket. The mission, dubbed SSO-A, also marked the third voyage to space for the same Falcon 9 rocket – another milestone … Read More

UK to start work on satellite system to rival EU’s Galileo

08 August, 2018 8:43 am 8:43 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is to start work on its own satellite navigation system to rival the European Union’s Galileo project because the UK’s access to sensitive security information could be restricted after Brexit, the Sunday Telegraph reported. Galileo, a 10 billion euro (8.97 billion pounds) satellite programme being developed by the EU as a … Read More