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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx will play ‘tag’ with asteroid Bennu to collect samples today. But will it succeed?

Submit on Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 11:33

We won’t know if NASA’s OSIRIS-REX spacecraft succeeded at its asteroid-sampling maneuver until 10 days after the attempt.

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On This Day in Space: Oct. 20, 1970: Soviet Union launches the last ‘Zond’ Moon mission

Submit on Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 11:28

On Oct. 20, 1970, the Soviet Union launched the Zond 8 spacecraft on a mission to the moon. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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Russian startup plans constellation of 510 satellites

Submit on Monday, October 19th, 2020 22:59

New Russian private space company Success Rockets is planning to create three satellite constellations, one of them comprising over 500 satellites, according to the company.

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Australia partners with Spire for supercomputing satellite

Submit on Monday, October 19th, 2020 22:58

Spire Global announced its first dedicated Lemur satellite, named Djara, developed for Australia’s Office of National Intelligence (ONI).

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Hainan to create quantum-based telecommunications system

Submit on Monday, October 19th, 2020 22:57

The Hainan authorities are planning to create a well-protected telecommunications network for the secure exchange of information with other regions of China and other countries using quantum and satellite technologies, reported the Nanguo Dushibao newspaper.

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