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SATELLITES NEA (VI)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  18/05/16) A)India Launches 104 Satellites From a Single Rocket, Ramping Up a Space Race NEW DELHI — India’s space agency launched a flock of 104 satellites into space over the course of 18 minutes on Wednesday, nearly … Continue reading

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SATELLITES NEA (V)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  20/07/15) A)HOW TO CATCH A SATELLITE Standard space dockings are difficult enough, but a future ESA mission plans to capture derelict satellites adrift in orbit. Part of an effort to control space debris, the shopping list of … Continue reading

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SATELLITES NEA (IV)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  10/10/14) A)US Army wants to send small, cheap satellites to space The military has been conjuring up one idea after another in an effort to improve its personnel’s ability to communicate, such as putting LTE on a … Continue reading

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SATELLITES NEA (III)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  14/01/14) A)Microsatellites: Making light work of orbit and attitude control Microsatellites have to be very light — every gram counts. The same applies to the gyroscopes used to sense the satellite’s orientation when in orbit. A novel … Continue reading

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