SpaceX will launch its first 60 satellites to deliver internet from space

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SpaceX wants to beam cheap broadband internet all over the planet. It’s gearing up for the first crucial step toward making that a reality.Elon Musk’s rocket company will try to deliver a batch of 60 satellites into low-Earth orbit, the first for a megaconstellation of satellites that SpaceX is calling Starlink. The launch could happen sometime next week.It was scheduled to take… Read more »

New Planetary Shield to Help Fight and Possibly Prevent Fires

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Description: NASA is planning on building a global network of fire-monitoring satellites. Source: Gizmodo Date: November 20, 2015 According to NASA, the organization’s satellite swarm plan has nothing to do with intergalactic threats—it’s protection against a danger on the ground. The space agency wants to build a global network of fire-monitoring satellites. Read More Questions for discussion:… Read more »