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An artist’s conception of Reaction Engines’ Skylon spacecraft. Credit: Reaction Engines aaa You gotta love Earth’s atmosphere. It basically makes life (as we know it) possible on our planet by providing warmth and air to breathe, as well as protecting us from nasty space things like radiation and smaller asteroids. […]

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A conceptual animation depicting a satellite using lasers to relay data from Mars to Earth. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center NASA is developing a trailblazing, long-term technology demonstration of what could become the high-speed internet of the sky. The Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) will help NASA understand the […]

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Artist’s rendering of the SGDC satellite. Image Credit: Thales Alenia Arianespace, the French multinational commercial launch provider, is gearing up to loft two communication satellites aboard its workhorse Ariane 5 rocket. Flight VA236 is set to launch from the spaceport in French Guiana in a nearly 3-hour launch window opening at […]

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Space 2.0, 2017, banner. Image Credit: Infocast NewSpace companies seeking their place in a rapidly growing and demanding commercial space market will have an unmissable opportunity in late April to reach new heights. A business event known as Space 2.0 is coming to Silicon Valley with the aim of boosting the […]