SpaceX seeks FCC OK for 1 million satellite broadband Earth stations (page 3)

In September, a memo from Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson placed the five-year cost of establishing the new branch at about $13 billion. Space Force is creeping one step closer to reality. While it sounds like the title of the next Justice League movie or a crossover with Space Ghost or a reboot of Space Jam, instead it is a sixth branch of the military with the mission of protecting the United States from space attacks. President Donald “Rocket Man” Trump will sign a directive Tuesday creating the Space Force, ABC reports senior administration officials as saying.Read Full Story

SpaceX seeks FCC OK for 1 million satellite broadband Earth stations

SpaceX Starlink team wants quick FCC approval to support "ambitious timetable."

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Arstechnica

SpaceX requests FCC permission to operate 1m 'earth stations'

Last year SpaceX successfully tested two of the microsatellites that will form the backbone of its Starlink broadband project, and in November it secured authorization to launch more than 7,000 ...

Sun 10 Feb 19 from Techspot

Trump is signing Space Force into reality. The cost is still TBD

In September, a memo from Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson placed the five-year cost of establishing the new branch at about $13 billion. Space Force is creeping one step closer to reality. ...

Tue 19 Feb 19 from Fastcompany Tech

NanoRacks completes sixth cubesat deployment from Cygnus spacecraft

Dulles VA (SPX) Feb 15, 2019 NanoRacks has completed the Company's sixth CubeSat deployment mission from Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft. Cygnus (S.S. John Young) departed the International ...

Fri 15 Feb 19 from SpaceDaily

Review: War in Space

Concerns about the weaponization of space, and warfare there, have grown with new development of ASAT weapons and proposals for a Space Force. Jeff Foust reviews a book that attempts to provide ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from The Space Review

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