The Chinese Space Station Telescope will carry out large sky surveys enabling scientist to solve the mysteries of the stars and very deep space.

Flagship-class Chinese telescope will operate alongside space station

A new optical space telescope China is developing to survey the sky will work in concert with the country's planned space station enabling it...
Amazon will begin to launch its Kuiper broadband internet satellites aboard nine Atlas V missions.

ULA signs contract with Amazon to launch nine Kuiper missions

United Launch Alliance has signed an agreement with Amazon to launch nine Atlas V missions carrying the company's Kuiper satellites. Kuiper Systems, a subsidiary of...

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Flagship-class Chinese telescope will operate alongside space...

The Chinese Space Station Telescope will carry out large sky surveys enabling scientist to solve the mysteries of the stars and very deep space.
A new optical space telescope China is developing to survey the sky will work in concert with the country's...

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