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The Space Station is Getting Gigabit Internet

NASA is upgrading the ISS communication system with the first end-to-end laser relay system.

8 months ago

What Would a Sustainable Space Environment Look Like?

A new study paints a dire picture about Earth's orbital debris environment and highlights the need for mitigation strategies

2 years ago

The Future Could Bring Pinpoint Deliveries From Orbit

SpaceWorks, an Atlanta-based commercial space company, is working on reentry capsules that will allow for orbital delivery services.

3 years ago

There’s Now a Gas Station… In Space!

A new startup has created the world's first gas station in Low Earth Orbit (LEO), which will extend the lives…

3 years ago

A Solution to Space Junk: Satellites Made of Mushrooms?

According "cyber farmer" Max Justice, a solution to the growing problem of space junk and toxic chemicals could come in…

3 years ago

A new Method to Capture High-Resolution Images of Space Debris

“You can’t hit what you can’t see” is a common phrase in sports and was originally derived to describe baseball…

3 years ago

A Television Satellite Might be About to Explode

A DirecTV satellite suffered a battery failure and now has to be de-orbited. Otherwise, it could cause a collision and…

4 years ago

An Upcoming ESA Mission is Going to Remove one Piece of Space Junk From Orbit

A specialized spacecraft will be sent to orbit by the ESA in 2025 to remove a piece of space debris,…

4 years ago

Using Balloons to Launch Rockets

LEO Aerospace is developing a "Rockoon" system that will provide commercial launch services for microsatellites, as well as a platforms…

4 years ago

India Shows off the Spacesuit its Astronauts Will be Using in 2022

At the recent Bengaluru Space Expo in India, the ISRO unveiled the spacesuit that it's astronauts will wear during the…

6 years ago