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Source: SpaceNews https://spacenews.com/u-k-to-strengthen-regulations-for-starlink-oneweb-and-other-ngso-constellations/ by Jason Rainbow — July 26, 2021 TAMPA, Fla. — British telecoms regulator Ofcom is proposing rule changes that would affect Starlink, OneWeb and other satellite constellations operating in non-geostationary orbits (NGSO). It is increasingly difficult for companies to agree on how to operate their NGSO networks without causing harmful radio interference to each other,...
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How To Save The Night Sky From Satellite Megaconstellationshttps://t.co/sRbHaqmr7aThe SATCON2 workshop happened last week, and the impacts of these megaconstellations will go far beyond putting "streaks" in the night sky.Here's what everyone should know.— Ethan Siegel (@StartsWithABang) July 22, 2021 Since 2019, the night sky — as seen by both human eyes and the telescopes...
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Astronomers are making some headway at the UN over the issue of how satellite megaconstellations are affecting the night skies for everyone. By me from #SATCON2 https://t.co/YdREfmTHNh— Alexandra Witze (@alexwitze) July 16, 2021 Source: Nature doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-01954-4 16 July 2021 Working with the United Nations, scientists hope to establish standards for satellite ‘megaconstellations’ and reduce disruption...
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Industrial assets on Earth that reach the end of their operational life can be decommissioned. 🏭What can we learn from that to tackle the problem of debris in space? 🛰️🌍@harriet_brettle from @astroscale_HQ explores in our latest blog. 👇https://t.co/8xJVsk3I6o— UK Space Agency (@spacegovuk) July 16, 2021 Harriet Brettle, Posted on:16 July 2021 – Categories: Space surveillance and tracking As...
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Satellites to connect the unconnected https://t.co/TJrQ75zwWm pic.twitter.com/tLlinamQPp— Int’l #Telecommunication Union 🇺🇳 #connect2030 (@ITU) July 15, 2021 ITU News interview Julie Zoller, who oversees the key regulatory affairs portfolio for Amazon’s Project Kuiper, which aims to launch a constellation of low-Earth orbit satellites to provide low-latency, high-quality broadband connectivity worldwide. She previously served as chief government...
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Source: https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/jasonreportconstellations/ The U.S. National Science Foundation commissioned a study by the independent science advisory group JASON to assess the impact of current and planned large satellite constellations on astronomical observations in 2020. The charge for JASON was to: Understand the types and numbers of spacecraft planned for launch in the next decade.Understand the current...
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JULY 01, 2021  SEASON 1 EPISODE 6 Listen to the podcast at https://www.buzzsprout.com/1775212/8794454 Show notes The human race is making another mess – this time it’s in orbit. Broadcaster Kim McAllister and space expert Dr Murray Collins discuss the issue of space junk with experts whose work is suffering and with the entrepreneurs who are trying to solve the problem. Andy...
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Jun 30, 2021 Andy Lawrence This is a short promotional video for “Losing The Sky”, a short non-technical book about the threat to the sky from satellite mega-constellations. You can find the book at Amazon, Apple Books, and Google Play Books. To see a bit more about what the book is all about, go to...
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Astronomical Society of Edinburgh Live public discussion with Andy Lawrence, Brian Eno, Catherine Heymans, Mark McCaughrean from ESA, Amy Mehlman from Viasat, and many others. Read Andy Lawrence’s book about this subject: “Losing the Sky”. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Losing-Sky-A… Thousands of satellites are now being launched into Low Earth Orbit in “mega-constellations” to give us high speed internet...
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