Iranian media says Iran successfully launched the Simorgh space-launch vehicle (SLV) to an altitude of 470 km. with cargos on board, releasing footage of a rocket being launched as evidence.
The training exercise involved an adversarial group working to simulate an aggressor nation with space capabilities like Russia or China.
The spacewalk was delayed after an anti-satellite missile test conducted without warning by Russia generated a debris field in low-Earth orbit.
The danger of weaponizing space and preparing for first-strike attacks against satellite capabilities is greater than in the past. To avoid escalation, the lessons of the 1960s should be considered.
The target for the ESA's Hera mission is Dimorphos, a 160 meter-long asteroid that is part of the Didymos binary asteroid system, alongside the 780 meter-long Didymos.
Russia is carrying out missile tests on satellites and China has built mock US aircraft carriers for target practice. Are these threats to the US?
The US State Department expressed outrage after a Russian anti-satellite missile test generated debris which put the ISS at risk.
Space debris has become a major concern for all satellites orbiting the Earth, not just the football-field-sized ISS.
As much as the public may not focus on space satellites wars, it is not hard to absorb the stakes as most of the public knows that they already benefit from satellites throughout their daily lives.
2021 UA1 was about the size of a golf cart and flew just 3,000 km. away from the planet — Far closer than the Moon, as well as most communications satellites. Why did no one see it coming?