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Guidelines for long-term sustainability of outer space activities

June 23rd, 2019 by

During its 62nd session, the Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) adopted a preamble and 21 guidelines for the long-term sustainability of outer space activities.

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U.S. ban on Russian launch services may concern European companies

June 9th, 2019 by

The Pentagon’s decision to prohibit the use of Russia’s commercial space launch services may affect European companies that use U.S.-made parts and components in their satellites, the chief of Russia’s space corporation Roskosmos, Dmitry Rogozin was quoted as saying.

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Pentagon to ban U.S. companies from using Russian rockets, satellites

May 30th, 2019 by

The Pentagon has introduced restrictions that will prevent U.S. companies from using Russian space rocket launches and satellite services, set to take effect in 2023.

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White House tells NASA to resume co-operation with ISRO

April 7th, 2019 by

Apparently under pressure from the White House, NASA has resumed co-operation with its Indian counterpart ISRO reversing a recent decision to suspend it over orbital debris resulting from the recent Indian anti-satellite test.

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Prosecutors uncover systemic legal violations by Roskosmos

November 28th, 2018 by

The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office has detected systemic legal violations in the work of State Space Corporation, Roskosmos, between 2017 and the first half of 2018. In total, 1,700 violations had been revealed, Official Spokesman Alexander Kurennoy said, adding that 16 criminal cases had been launched.

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FCC gives the green light for LEO broadband constellations

November 15th, 2018 by

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to allow Space X, Telesat Canada and two other companies to roll out new satellite-based broadband services.

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