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FCC Deorbiting Announcement May Bolster Value of NorthStar and Astroscale Partnership

Artis illustration of NorthStar Space Situational Awareness satellites monitoring space

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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Kepler wants to build a second constellation of 360 satellites for broadband services

Kepler Director of Space Systems, Jared Bottoms, and his team preparing to send two GEN1 satellites to Exolaunch for integration as part of their IoT constellation

Toronto based Kepler Communications isn't content with just its original constellation of 140 Internet of Things (IoT) low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites. It's filled applications with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) and the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for another larger constellation of 360 satellites that would offer a variety of broadband services. Those services could also be used by the military in …

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