Square Kilometre Array project frets about satellite interference

There are worries that satellite mega-constellations could interfere with the Square Kilometre Array.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Oct. 7, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: astronomy broadband space-exploration spacex oneweb communications-satellites

Vera Rubin: Super telescope's giant camera spies broccoli

The camera detector for the Vera Rubin Observatory takes its first test images in the laboratory.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Sept. 8, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: astronomy space-exploration spacex communications-satellites

OneWeb: Minister overrode warning about £400m investment

MPs will probe a £400m investment in the satellite firm after a top civil servant warned of financial risk.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 22, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: oneweb satellite-navigation communications-satellites

MoD contracts Airbus for Skynet telecoms satellite

UK forces will get a new satellite as the MoD looks to overhaul its space communications provision.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
July 20, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: telecommunication british-space-programme airbus-group ministry-of-defence communications-satellites

OneWeb sale to UK-Bharti group gets court approval

A New York court hearing accepts the plan to pull the OneWeb satellite company out of bankruptcy.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
July 10, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: space-exploration galileo-project satellite-navigation communications-satellites

Rocket Lab: Latest mission from New Zealand lost in flight

An Electron rocket launched from New Zealand's North Island fails in flight, destroying its satellites.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
July 5, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: new-zealand space-exploration british-space-programme earth-observation communications-satellites

Musk says SpaceX is 'fixing' brightness from satellites

Millions of stargazers have been witnessing the unusual constellations made up of the low orbit satellites.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
April 23, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: astronomy spacex elon-musk communications-satellites

OneWeb increases mega-constellation to 74 satellites

The London-based start-up expands its network with a Soyuz launch from Baikonur in Kazakhstan

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
March 21, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: space-exploration communications-satellites

Europe's major telescopes 'can meet satellite challenge'

Europe's flagship telescopes will cope with the effects of thousands of new satellites in the sky.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
March 5, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: astronomy space-exploration spacex communications-satellites

Docking gives telecoms satellite new lease of life

A shepherding spacecraft grabs an ageing telecoms satellite to help extend its mission life.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Feb. 26, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: telecommunication space-exploration communications-satellites

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