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Hailing frequencies open, sir... America's Space Force hurls its first military comms satellite into Earth's orbit

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/27/trump_space_force/

a week ago

Vid Watch the Atlas V 551 rocket blast off

AmericasMilitarySatellite

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a flying solar panel: BAE Systems' satellite alternative makes maiden flight in Oz

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/17/bae_systems_phasa_35_maiden_flight/

2 months ago

Spindly thing claimed to stay airborne for a year with 15kg payload

SystemsSatelliteAlternativeFlight

Star wreck: There's a 1 in 20 chance a NASA telescope and US military satellite will smash into each other today

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/29/nasa_navy_satellite_collision_risk/

2 months ago

Updated Best case? They pass within metres of each other at 14.7 km per second

TheresChanceMilitarySatellite

Curse of Boeing continues: Now a telly satellite it built may explode, will be pushed up to 500km from geo orbit

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/24/directv_shifting_satellite/

2 months ago

DirecTV's Spaceway-1 to head off into the void before its batteries detonate

BoeingContinuesSatellitePushed

I spy, with my little satellite AI, something beginning with 'North American image-analysis code embargo'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/06/us_government_ai_satellite_training_ban/

3 months ago

Vendors will have to apply for permission to sell tools to customers outside of the US and Canada

LittleSatelliteSomethingAmerican

A cheery New Year tale: How the Dundee Satellite Receiving Station might rise once more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/02/dundee_satellite_station/

3 months ago

Missed The Great Escape this year? How about boffins rescuing sat dishes from the scrappers instead?

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FCC proudly wastes $90m getting data-capped, pricey satellite internet to tiny percentage of US population

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/18/fcc_rural_broadband/

4 months ago

On the plus side, this saves cable companies the hassle of laying down fiber

GettingSatelliteInternet

Satellite operators’ shares plummet as FCC plumbs for public 5G spectrum auctions

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/20/satellite_operators_shares_plummet_as_fcc_plumbs_for_public_5g_spectrum_auctions/

5 months ago

You win some, you lose… 75 per cent of your share value

SatelliteOperatorsSharesPublicSpectrum

When the satellite network has literally gone glacial, it's vital you snow your enemy

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/04/on_call/

6 months ago

On Call Oh, the weather outside is frightful and the signal's not delightful

SatelliteNetworkLiterally

Microsoft Extends Azure ExpressRoute Service with Satellite Partners

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/09/10/azure-expressroute-service-satellite-partners.aspx

7 months ago

Microsoft is working with satellite partner companies to extend Azure ExpressRoute's private Internet connections to organizations with operations in isolated regions. 09/10/2019

MicrosoftExtendsAzureExpressrouteServiceSatellitePartners

Microsoft takes ExpressRoute to orbit to sling Azure services at backwaters via satellite

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/09/azure_expressroute_via_satellite/

7 months ago

Your planet is one of those scheduled for demolition, er, we mean Redmond pals up with SES, Intelsat and Viasat

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Microsoft adds satellite support to its Azure ExpressRoute private-networking option

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-adds-satellite-support-to-its-azure-expressroute-private-networking-option/

7 months ago

Microsoft is adding satellite support to Azure ExpressRoute and is making Azure available from two new regions in Berlin and Frankfurt, Germany.

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Everyone remembers their first time: ESA satellite dodges 'mega constellation'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/02/esa_starlink/

7 months ago

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