OneWeb: London start-up set to launch first big batch of satellites

The UK-based firm plans near-monthly launches of spacecraft to deliver a broadband internet service.

By Jonathan Amos | Feb. 6, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: oneweb broadband space-exploration communications-satellites

Mega-constellation firms meet European astronomers

Scientists put their concerns about giant satellite networks directly to the companies involved.

By Jonathan Amos | Jan. 31, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: spacex astronomy space-exploration communications-satellites

SpaceX Starlink mega-constellation: 'Limited time' to fix brightness issue

Astronomers say the coming interference from satellite mega-constellations needs rapid solutions.

By Jonathan Amos | Jan. 9, 2020 | bbcnews
~8 mins   

Tags: spacex astronomy space-exploration communications-satellites

SpaceX sends 60 more Starlink satellites into orbit

The California company's latest mission makes it the world's largest commercial satellite operator.

BBC Science News | Jan. 7, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

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Satellite constellations: Astronomers warn of threat to view of Universe

A mission to launch thousands of satellites is about to begin, but scientists say this could affect astronomy.

By Rebecca Morelle | Dec. 27, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: oneweb spacex astronomy communications-satellites space astrophysics

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