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Starlink could soon provide satellite internet connectivity to 10 rural Lok Sabha constituencies
India

Starlink could soon provide satellite internet connectivity to 10 rural Lok Sabha constituencies

Starlink's services will compete with that of Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea in broadband and it will be a direct competitor to Bharti Group-backed OneWeb.

ISRO is thinking of developing next-gen astronomy satellite to follow up on its AstroSat mission
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ISRO is thinking of developing next-gen astronomy satellite to follow up on its AstroSat mission

According to ISRO officials, data from AstroSat is widely utilised for the study of various fields of astronomy, from galactic to extra-galactic and from users from all over the world.

ISRO and Bhutan's Dept of telecom signs contract to jointly develop a small satellite
India

ISRO and Bhutan's Dept of telecom signs contract to jointly develop a small satellite

Kamboj said the joint development was envisioned during the state visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Thimphu in 2019.

India is fast emerging as a world space hub for cost-effective satellites launches: Union Minister Jitendra Singh
India

India is fast emerging as a world space hub for cost-effective satellites launches: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

World today is enamoured of Chandrayaan, Mars mission and upcoming Gaganyan," the Minister added.

Using satellite images, scientists create comprehensive global coral reef atlas online
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Using satellite images, scientists create comprehensive global coral reef atlas online

About three quarters of the world’s reefs had not previously been mapped in this kind of in-depth way, and many not at all.

Russian Soyuz rocket carries 34 Oneweb satellites to complete broadband internet constellation
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Russian Soyuz rocket carries 34 Oneweb satellites to complete broadband internet constellation

OneWeb is working to complete the construction of a constellation of low earth orbit satellites providing enhanced broadband and other services to countries worldwide.

ISRO will launch its earth observation satellite: Here's all you need to know
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ISRO will launch its earth observation satellite: Here's all you need to know

The advanced imaging satellite will allow for constant, real-time monitoring of the Indian landmass and the oceans.

With billionaires launching, is it time to implement a new international space treaty?
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With billionaires launching, is it time to implement a new international space treaty?

More than half a century after humans first set foot on the moon, there remains no clearly established, agreed-upon rules governing space activity.

OneWeb successfully launches 36 satellites from Russian cosmodrome
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OneWeb successfully launches 36 satellites from Russian cosmodrome

This will be OneWeb's eighth launch and they will have a total fleet of 254 satellites in LEO.

Virgin Orbit launches seven satellites from three different customers on 747 plane
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Virgin Orbit launches seven satellites from three different customers on 747 plane

The company plans three more test flights of its rocket ship this summer and fall before taking paying passengers next year.

Five satellite images that show how fast and drastically the Earth is changing
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Five satellite images that show how fast and drastically the Earth is changing

Satellite data is useful to provide global observations of key components of the climate system and biosphere that are essential for our understanding of how the planet is changing.

Debris removal: Space law is an important part in the fight against space junk
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Debris removal: Space law is an important part in the fight against space junk

While trying debris removal technologies, it is also imperative that authorities work out the best ways to regulate space activity.

ISRO, NASA join hands for NISAR satellite to track disasters, impact of climate change
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ISRO, NASA join hands for NISAR satellite to track disasters, impact of climate change

It is being assembled in a NASA clean room, after which it will be sent to India to prep it for launch at UR Rao Space Centre.

Thirty years of satellite images shows us how climate change is threating mangroves
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Thirty years of satellite images shows us how climate change is threating mangroves

But satellite monitoring is not enough on its own and cannot capture the detail you can get on the ground.

NSIL inks four new launch contracts, plans on moving into satellite building sector
India

NSIL inks four new launch contracts, plans on moving into satellite building sector

NSIL is in the process of identifying an Indian industry partner to undertake end-to-end production of the PSLV.

India's satellite man: Everything you need to know about Udupi Ramachandra Rao
India

India's satellite man: Everything you need to know about Udupi Ramachandra Rao

Rao was instrumental in the development of the ASLV, the PSLV, GSLV rocket and encouraged work to begin on cryogenic technology.

ISRO completes the development of radar for its joint Earth observation satellite with NASA
India

ISRO completes the development of radar for its joint Earth observation satellite with NASA

The mission is targeted to launch in early 2022 from ISRO's Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh.

ISRO to launch its earth observation GISAT-1 satellite on 28 March
India

ISRO to launch its earth observation GISAT-1 satellite on 28 March

GISAT-1 launch will be followed by the maiden flight of Small Satellite Launch Vehicle, ISRO’s compact launcher, likely in April.

Soyuz rocket launches first Russian satellite for monitoring Arctic climate
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Soyuz rocket launches first Russian satellite for monitoring Arctic climate

Economic exploitation of the Arctic is one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's key goals as the Arctic holds huge oil and gas reserves.

SriShaktiSat: SIET students design, develop satellite for ISRO for RS 2.5 crores
India

SriShaktiSat: SIET students design, develop satellite for ISRO for RS 2.5 crores

The satellite was created by 12 students from the institute who collaborated with ISRO and developed the 'SriShaktiSat'.