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Satellite constellations harvest energy for near-total global coverage

Think of it as a celestial parlor game: What is the minimum number of satellites needed to see every point on Earth? And how...

SpaceX launches third batch of Starlink satellites

SpaceX is set Monday to launch its third batch of 60 mini-satellites into orbit, part of its plans to build a giant constellation of...

US Air Force Successfully Launches New Satellite

The Air Force successfully launched the fourth Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V Evolved Expendable...

US Says Iran’s Latest Satellite Rocket Test Violates UN Resolutions

The United States has accused Iran of flouting a United Nations Security Council resolution by launching its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket to date. U.S....

Russia, China pose growing threat to US Satellites warns Hyten

US Air Force Gen. John Hyten said that Russia and China are developing their anti-satellite capabilities and will soon pose a threat to the...

China boosts defenses on S.China Sea islets: US experts

New satellite imagery shows China has apparently installed “significant” defensive weapons on a series of artificial islands it built in the South China Sea,...
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Russia’s Advanced New Surveillance Satellites to Keep an Eye on US Carriers

The Russian Defense Ministry has plans to launch a new orbital surveillance system aimed to bolster the reconnaissance capabilities of the Aerospace Defense...

New Naval Sonar Network to Allow Russia to ‘Hear’ Enemy Subs Via Satellites

Russia develops a unique sonar system capable of detecting enemy ships and submarines at a distance of hundreds of kilometers via a satellite network,...

US spies teach computers to hunt for enemy missile launchers

A new $10 million US intelligence project seeks to use image-search applications to single out mobile missile launchers revealed by satellite data, and alert...
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World Nations Reach Landmark Deal On Satellites to Track Flights

World nations struck a landmark deal Wednesday on using satellites to track flights, which could prove key to preventing a repeat of the mysterious...