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‘The closing dark’

Dawn 04 Dec 2021
... wide, that circles a much larger asteroid called Didymos, which together orbit the Sun ... And earlier, reportedly, China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic glide vehicle that circled the globe twice through low-orbit space before striking within a few kilometres of its target.
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Orbital Insight Integrates with Esri’s ArcGIS Platform to Streamline Satellite and Sensor Imagery Analysis

The Eastern Herald 03 Dec 2021
Orbital Insight’s fusion of multisensor geospatial data and state-of-the-art algorithms has been helping customers address critical concerns for years—from determining the flow of container ship traffic amid unprecedented supply chain delays to visualizing dynamic intelligence and defense-related threats and anomalies across the globe.
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Now we have to worry about space junk

Bangor Daily News 01 Dec 2021
The Russian military recently tested a direct-ascent antisatellite, or ASAT, missile on an old Soviet orbital, Cosmos 1408 ... Altogether these tests have produced thousands of pieces of orbital debris, which have joined the millions of “space junk” objects already circling the globe around the clock.
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Column: Beware the space junk

Dispatch Argus 01 Dec 2021
The Russian military recently tested a direct-ascent antisatellite, or ASAT, missile on an old Soviet orbital, Cosmos 1408 ... Altogether these tests have produced thousands of pieces of orbital debris, which have joined the millions of “space junk” objects already circling the globe around the clock.
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Commentary: Need something more to worry about? Here comes space junk.

Johnson City Press 01 Dec 2021
The Russian military recently tested a direct-ascent antisatellite, or ASAT, missile on an old Soviet orbital, Cosmos 1408 ... Altogether these tests have produced thousands of pieces of orbital debris, which have joined the millions of “space junk” objects already circling the globe around the clock.
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Galileo satellites given green light for launch

Phys Dot Org 29 Nov 2021
Follow the launch live on ESA Web TV Two from 0104 CET ... These satellites will add to the 26 satellites of the Galileo constellation already in orbit and delivering Initial Services around the globe ... About Galileo. Galileo is currently the world's most precise satellite navigation system, serving more than two billion users around the globe ... Citation.
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China’s Hypersonic Glider May Have Fired a Mysteriously ‘Impossible’ Missile

Journal Online 28 Nov 2021
The U.S. Department of Defense appeared to be shocked in the summer and fall when it detected two tests by China’s military of hypersonic missiles circling the globe in low-Earth orbit at five times the speed of sound before heading to their alleged targets ... These tests of “fractional orbital bombardment” “hypersonic glide vehicles” just got worse.
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Xi’s absolute power and ambition of a world reshaped

Live Mint 28 Nov 2021
Earlier this month, the Chinese Communist Party’s top leadership passed a resolution that allows President Xi Jinping to stay in power for as long as he pleases ... MORE FROM THIS SECTIONSee All ... In August, it tested a first-of-its-kind nuclear-capable hypersonic missile that circled the globe in low-orbital space before heading for its target ... .
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Two Satellites Placed Atop ULA Atlas V for Launch from Cape Canaveral Set December 5

Space Coast Daily 23 Nov 2021
It will take more than seven hours for the Atlas V 551 rocket to carry both payloads to their desired destination and deploy them more than 22,000 miles above Earth in geosynchronous orbit ... Geosynchronous orbit is the location where satellites match the Earth’s rotation and remain in lockstep above the same spot of the globe as they orbit.
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China’s hypersonic missile test: All you need to know

The Times of India 22 Nov 2021
NEW DELHI ... Hypersonic weapons can travel faster than five times the speed of sound (about 6,200 km per hour). Why hypersonic? ... China launched a rocket carrying a hypersonic glide vehicle that flew through low-orbit space —circling the globe before cruising towards its target, which it allegedly missed by about 30 km. The new weapons race ... BrahMos II ... .
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China is expanding its effort to launch weapons from hypersonic missiles

Live Mint 22 Nov 2021
China is expanding its capacity to develop weapons that can be fired from hypersonic missiles, suggesting a test this summer that surprised U.S ... missile defenses ... In a test in July, U.S. officials said, China fired a missile that traveled around the globe in a low-earth orbit before releasing the glide vehicle ... U.S ... During the past five years, the U.S ... .
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US puts over $60 million towards developing hypersonic defence technology

The Daily Telegraph 20 Nov 2021
Hypersonic missiles can fly more than five times the speed of sound (Mach 5) ... In October, it emerged that the Chinese military secretly launched a rocket carrying a hypersonic glide vehicle into space, which flew around the globe through low-orbit space before returning to Earth in summer ... He admitted that at present ... Related Topics ... Twitter Icon ... Save.
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DNA Explainer: Know what is space debris and why it is dangerous for satellites and astronauts

DNA India 17 Nov 2021
Aside from Russia, China, the US, and India have all fired satellites, resulting in orbital waste. Due to the high speeds at which space junk orbits the globe that is roughly 15,700 miles per hour (25,265 kilometres per hour) in low Earth orbit, it might inflict considerable damage to a satellites or spaceship in the event of a collision.
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Space junk threatens International Space Station

New York Post 16 Nov 2021
Astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station were forced to duck into their capsules for shelter Monday as a shower of space junk threatened to pelt the orbiting craft ... According to NASA, there are approximately 20,000 pieces of space junk orbiting the globe, among them old satellites that have broken up.
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FIMI sells Bet Shemesh Engines shares for NIS 100m

Globes 15 Nov 2021
FIMI added to its holdings in Amiad Water Systems with a $36 million investment, bought 12% of the shares in drug company Kamada Pharmaceuticals for $30 million, and increased its stake in satellite communications equipment company Orbit Technologies with an investment of nearly $20 million ... © Copyright of Globes Publisher Itonut (1983) Ltd.
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