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NorthStar to launch first of its kind satellite constellation for space situational awareness

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NorthStar Earth and Space has been quiet for some time and now we know why. The Montreal based company which has so far raised $86 million, announced today it had contracted Thales Alenia Space to build the first three satellites that will make up an initial constellation of 12 satellites dedicated to space situational awareness (SSA). The commercial constellation will be the first of its …

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U.S. Lunar Strategy Addresses The Details of Humanity Settling the Moon

National Cislunar Science and Technology (S&T) Strategy. Credit White House OSTP.

If the National Cislunar Science and Technology Strategy (the Cislunar Strategy) released by the White House on November 17, 2022 actually becomes long-term U.S. policy, it could be the first truly historic document guiding human settlement of the Moon and beyond. That’s how ambitious and far-reaching the Cislunar Strategy is in its vision of organizing the region of space in the Earth-Moon system beyond geosynchronous …

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FCC Deorbiting Announcement May Bolster Value of NorthStar and Astroscale Partnership

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On September 20th at the International Astronautical Congress in Paris, Astroscale and NorthStar Earth and Space announced that they were entering into a partnership in support of space sustainability. A week later the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced revised rules for deorbiting satellites bringing additional context to the partnership. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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Luxembourg invests $10 million Euro in NorthStar

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The Luxembourg Future Fund (LFF) announced today that it will make a €10 million (CAD$14.5 million) investment in NorthStar Earth & Space in support of sustainable space activities. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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