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In-space logistics provider Space Machines Company (SMC) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to test the deployment of nanosatellites from Adelaide nanosatellite manufacturer for the Internet of Things (IoT) Fleet Space Technologies.

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Australian-listed space technology operator Kleos Space has successfully deployed its Scouting Mission satellites in orbit following a launch on India’s Space Research Organization’s (ISROs) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C49 from Chennai, India.

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According to tracking data from the U.S. Strategic Command, the first fragments of the destroyed Russian satellite Cosmos 2251 will be entering the atmosphere of Earth in the last half of March 2009, with more debris following in April 2009.

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On Sunday, March 1, 2009, the Chinese Chang'e 1 space probe ended a 16-month mission when ground controllers remotely performed a maneuver to direct  it toward the lunar surface. They were successful and the probe made a controlled crash into the Moon. Wham! Boom! Ting!

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The orbital debris from the collision of the U.S. Iridium 33 satellite and the Russian Cosmos 2251 satellite can now be tracked in real-time by using Google Earth and an Orbiting Frog. See how to do it here!

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On Tuesday, February 10, 2009, the Russian Kosmos 2251 satellite and the U.S. Iridium 33 satellite collided with each other about 790 kilometers (490 miles) above the surface of the Earth. The Secure Earth Foundation is calling for the establishment of a civil space traffic control system to prevent such problems in the future.


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Monday, 26 January 2009 19:59

2009 BD: Curious cosmic clump co-orbits Earth

A curious asteroid flew past Earth on Sunday, January 25, 2009. What is strange and curious about this asteroid called 2009 BD is that its orbit is almost identical with the orbit of Earth.

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Astronomers are perplexed at a rapidly spinning pulsar, known as J1903+0327, because it is orbiting a star similar to the Sun in a very unusual orbit—two actions that haven’t been seen before.

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Thursday, 15 May 2008 22:10

Where are the other moons of Earth?

NASA researchers have postulated that when the Earth was hit by a large object about 4.5 billion years ago, it probably created many small moons around Earth, plus our large Moon. Many of them landed at stable points between the Earth and the Sun. They still should, theoretically, be here, but aren't. Where did they go? And why?

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On April 25, 2008, the European Space Agency announced that earlier in the day its first automated transfer vehicle (ATV), the "Jules Verne," increased the altitude of the International Space Station by about 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers)—the first time an ESA craft had performed such an important task.

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After well over a decade of preparations, Vietnam’s first satellite, Vinasat-1, was launched successfully at 6:17 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time Friday, April 18, 2008 (5:17 a.m. Vietnamese time Saturday April 19, or 2017 GMT Friday).

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On late-1970s U.S. television, Harry Broderick (Andy Griffith) ran a space salvage operation (Salvage-1), in which he and partners used a spaceship made from junk to reclaim NASA Apollo debris left on the Moon and junk satellites in orbit about the Earth. Maybe we need an Andy Griffith-type Salvage-1 operation to clean up space around the Earth?

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Forty-seven years ago, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin inside his Vostok 1 spacecraft was launched from the U.S.S.R. to become the first human to enter outer space. Celebrate "Yuri's Night" on April 12th.

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The Television Infrared Observation Satellite I (TIROS-I) was launched on April 1, 1960, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It was the world’s first weather observation satellite, providing proof that weather forecasting could be accurately performed in space.

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Science fiction writer and inventor Arthur C. Clarke died on March 19, 2008. His "2001: A Space Odyssey" is considered one of the best movies ever made. His concept of geostationary satellites provides the world with communications. His life was about the future!         
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