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From allowing private players, to regulating satellite use, why India needs a space law
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From allowing private players, to regulating satellite use, why India needs a space law

Union Minister Jitendra Singh during the Monsoon Session this year said the Space Activities Bill is under active consideration of the government

Tunisia launches its first satellite Challenge-1 aboard Russian Soyuz rocket
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Tunisia launches its first satellite Challenge-1 aboard Russian Soyuz rocket

This makes Tunisia the sixth African country to manufacture its own satellite and see it reach space.

SpaceX tops ISRO's record, launches 143 satellites in first dedicated rideshare for SmallSats
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SpaceX tops ISRO's record, launches 143 satellites in first dedicated rideshare for SmallSats

Most of the payloads in the Falcon 9 were miniscule, with the average size being a bit larger than a coffee mug.

OneWeb launches 36 satellites with an aim to offer high-speed internet in India by mid-2022
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OneWeb launches 36 satellites with an aim to offer high-speed internet in India by mid-2022

OneWeb launched the 36 satellites from a Soyuz launch vehicle, which began from the Vostochny Cosmodrome, in Russia.

SpaceX once again postpones the launch of its 60 Starlink satellites; now scheduled for 3 September
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SpaceX once again postpones the launch of its 60 Starlink satellites; now scheduled for 3 September

The Starlink satellites will provide broadband internet system that will work with transceivers stationed on the ground.

ISRO is formulating space law and a space activities Bill, it is in its final stages say K Sivan
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ISRO is formulating space law and a space activities Bill, it is in its final stages say K Sivan

The GOT announced that private sector will be allowed to carry out space activities like building rockets, satellites and providing launch services.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launches new GPS satellite for US Space Force
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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launches new GPS satellite for US Space Force

The GPS satellite launched on this flight has better capabilities and security and has the potential to impact four billion users around the world.

ISRO to replace 10 or more communications satellites in India's ageing fleet in years to come: Report
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ISRO to replace 10 or more communications satellites in India's ageing fleet in years to come: Report

The overhaul will bring high-performance satellites for mobile network, high-speed internet and TV broadcasts to remote areas.

ISRO completes three orbit-raising manoeuvres of its telecommunication satellite GSAT-30
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ISRO completes three orbit-raising manoeuvres of its telecommunication satellite GSAT-30

ISRO had succeeded in placing the satellite in an orbit close to its operational orbit.

Space and Astronomy in 2019: Unforgettable findings and events in space exploration, the universe
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Space and Astronomy in 2019: Unforgettable findings and events in space exploration, the universe

We saw the first black hole photo, many moon landings, the most distant asteroid ever imaged beyond Pluto among other spectacular wonders.

Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems launches communication satellite, Nanova, into space
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Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems launches communication satellite, Nanova, into space

The satellite, the size of a juice carton, provides a direct satellite link for data, voice, text messaging.

Swiss startup ClearSpace signs contract with ESA to make space debris-free
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Swiss startup ClearSpace signs contract with ESA to make space debris-free

The mission, ClearSpace-1, is to find and capture Vespa’s upper stage left in orbit after Vega's launch in 2013.

Looking for a launch service to send your cubesat or small satellite to orbit? Here's an overview of your options
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Looking for a launch service to send your cubesat or small satellite to orbit? Here's an overview of your options

Demand-and-supply has led to a burgeoning market for launch service providers who can streamline the entire process of launching cubesats and small satellites.

China's new high-res satellite can provide best stereo imagery in the East, says CCTV
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China's new high-res satellite can provide best stereo imagery in the East, says CCTV

Gaofen satellites are helping China build an all-weather, 24x7, global remote sensing system by 2020 that can monitor ground, sky, and the oceans.

Space is a major legal void, international law needs an update since it was last written
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Space is a major legal void, international law needs an update since it was last written

So far, only France has stipulated in its own laws that any satellite in low orbit must be removed from orbit in 25 years.

Space may soon become a war zone and here's how that would work out for everyone
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Space may soon become a war zone and here's how that would work out for everyone

France announced it will build “bodyguard” satellites armed with machine guns or lasers after the US announced a space force.

Iranian satellite launch failure after rocket explodes on launchpad before liftoff
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Iranian satellite launch failure after rocket explodes on launchpad before liftoff

Officials say that the cause of this failure was some technical issues that led to the explosion.

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit can launch its commercial satellite very soon
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Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit can launch its commercial satellite very soon

Virgin Orbit released a rocket in mid-air in a key test of its high altitude launch system for satellites.

India's space startups ignite investor interest from ISRO to Munjals to Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone
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India's space startups ignite investor interest from ISRO to Munjals to Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone

From companies building palm-sized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels, a new wave of space technology startups are mushrooming in India,

New wave of space technology startups in India grabbing investors' attention
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New wave of space technology startups in India grabbing investors' attention

Most Indian space startups are hopeful that parliament will pass a long-pending space law.