Boeing gets FCC Approval for 147-Satellite Constellation

Boeing has until 2027 to begin building the new broadband constellation. Boeing has the green light to launch a planned broadband constellation that will place 147 satellites in orbit. The Federal Communications Commission granted the aerospace giant permission on Wednesday (Nov. 3), which places Boeing into an increasingly crowded market for service against giants such as SpaceX’s Starlink and

Commercial Space Clean-Up Service Could be Ready in 2024

  Japan-headquartered space services company Astroscale, which recently launched its ELSA-d space debris removal demonstrator, might be ready to start cleaning up the mess in Earth’s orbit by 2024. The company, which has offices in the U.K., U.S., Israel and Singapore, has signed a $3.5 million deal with would-be megaconstellation operator OneWeb to work together on advancing debris-removal technology.

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