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Press Conference to Unveil Conclusions from Satellite Constellations 1 (SATCON1) Workshop

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NSF's NOIRLab and the AAS will host a joint virtual press conference on Tuesday, 25 August, to present a report on the impact of existing and planned large satellite constellations on optical and infrared astronomy.

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Press Conference to Unveil Conclusions from Satellite Constellations 1 (SATCON1) Workshop

Press Conference to Unveil Conclusions from Satellite Constellations 1 (SATCON1) Workshop

NSF's NOIRLab and the AAS will host a joint virtual press conference on Tuesday, 25 August, to present a report on the impact of existing and planned large satellite constellations on ...

AAS Issues Position Statement on Satellite Constellations

AAS Issues Position Statement on Satellite Constellations

** On May 23rd entrepreneur Elon Musk's company SpaceX launched 60 Starlink communication satellites aboard a single rocket. But the Starlink constellation shines as brightly as many ...

American Astronomical Society Issues Statement on Satellite Constellations

American Astronomical Society Issues Statement on Satellite Constellations

American Astronomical Society Issues Statement on Satellite Constellations - SpaceRef

Understanding the Impact of Satellite Constellations on Astronomy

Understanding the Impact of Satellite Constellations on Astronomy

In June 2019, the International Astronomical Union expressed concern about the negative impact that the planned mega-constellations of communication satellites may have on astronomical ...

AAS Issues Position Statement on SpaceX’s Satellite Constellations

AAS Issues Position Statement on SpaceX’s Satellite Constellations

American Astronomical Society Statement On May 23rd entrepreneur Elon Musk’s company SpaceX launched 60 Starlink communication satellites aboard a single rocket. But for a few days after ...

New fleets of private satellites are clogging the night sky

New fleets of private satellites are clogging the night sky

As private companies launch dozens of satellites at a time, researchers are assessing the impact on ground-based telescopes.

SpaceX Tests Black Satellite to Reduce “Megaconstellation” Threat to Astronomy

SpaceX Tests Black Satellite to Reduce “Megaconstellation” Threat to Astronomy

Latest launch includes “DarkSat” prototype to minimize reflection from fleets of broadband Internet satellites

Amazon Satellites Add to Astronomers’ Worries About the Night Sky

Amazon Satellites Add to Astronomers’ Worries About the Night Sky

The F.C.C. approved the company’s 3,236-satellite constellation, which aims to provide high-speed internet service around the world.

Can SpaceX’s darkened Starlink satellites appease stargazers?

Can SpaceX’s darkened Starlink satellites appease stargazers?

SpaceX has launched 60 more Starlink satellites, this time testing a dark coating to assuage astronomers’ concerns of light pollution.

SpaceX, astronomers working to address brightness of Starlink satellites

SpaceX, astronomers working to address brightness of Starlink satellites

SpaceX says it’s committed to working with the astronomy community about the brightness of its Starlink satellites, but some astronomers remain concerned.

A Powerful New Telescope Is About to Get Screwed by Elon Musk’s Starlink Constellation, Research Suggests

A Powerful New Telescope Is About to Get Screwed by Elon Musk’s Starlink Constellation, Research Suggests

As astronomers eagerly await the opening of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory in Chile, anxious operators have run tests to see how well the system might work when low Earth orbit is cluttered ...

Tens of thousands of communications satellites could spoil view of giant sky telescope

Tens of thousands of communications satellites could spoil view of giant sky telescope

Satellite trails could ruin about one-third of the images from Rubin Observatory during parts of the night

How Will Amazon’s Planned Satellite Megaconstellation Impact the Night Sky?

How Will Amazon’s Planned Satellite Megaconstellation Impact the Night Sky?

The company plans to launch 3,236 satellites, but astronomers are worried about possible ramifications

Can we save the night sky from satellite streaks?

Can we save the night sky from satellite streaks?

Legal comment launches as constellation companies scramble to satisfy astronomers' concerns.

A Close Call Collision In Near-Earth Orbit

A Close Call Collision In Near-Earth Orbit

As space fills with satellites, how do we weigh the value of a dark night over the benefits of a connected world?

SpaceX’s fast broadband satellite just got a little closer to reality

SpaceX’s fast broadband satellite just got a little closer to reality

Elon Musk’s satellite startup just put another 90 nano-satellites into space—part of its plan to give cable and fiber connections a run for their money.

Satellite mega-constellations stir a debate over avoiding catastrophic orbital crashes

Satellite mega-constellations stir a debate over avoiding catastrophic orbital crashes

The tens of thousands of satellites that SpaceX, OneWeb and Amazon are planning to put into orbit over the next few years may require new systems for space traffic management.

SpaceX to debut satellite-dimming sunshade on Starlink launch next month

SpaceX to debut satellite-dimming sunshade on Starlink launch next month

A new sunshade, or visor, designed to reduce the brightness of SpaceX’s Starlink broadband Internet satellites will debut on the company’s next launch, a measure intended to alleviate ...

‘We Are Going To Get It Done’ - SpaceX Says It Is Trying To Stop Its Starlink Satellites Ruining The Night Sky

‘We Are Going To Get It Done’ - SpaceX Says It Is Trying To Stop Its Starlink Satellites Ruining The Night Sky

SpaceX has said it is taking measures to tackle some of the concerns raised by astronomers about its Starlink constellation, as it gears up to launch more than a thousand satellites in the ...

NASA Wants You to Photograph Starlink Satellites With Your Smartphone

NASA Wants You to Photograph Starlink Satellites With Your Smartphone

SpaceX and others plan to launch thousands of new satellites into low-Earth orbit, creating streaks that cut through astronomers’ images. Now educators at NASA are asking citizen scientists ...