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Elon Musk says Starlink is not going public for another 3 or 4 years

According to Elon Musk, Starlink is not likely to go public until at least 2025, CNBC reported. Musk had previously targeted an offering this year but these plans were pushed back by the SpaceX CEO. SpaceX's global Starlink network delivers high-speed internet through its constellation of satellites in low Earth orbit.

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EOS Space Systems joins SmartSat CRC as core partner

Space domain awareness and space control sensors and systems designer, manufacturer and operator EOS Space Systems, has become a core partner for the SmartSat Co-operative Research Centre, a consortium of universities and research organisations, SmartSat said. EOS is the 20th core partner alongside universities and global corporations like Airbus, BAE Systems and Nova Systems.

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Sony forms new company to develop optical communications for satellites

Sony Group announced that its American subsidiary has formed a new company, Sony Space Communications (SSC) to develop small optical communications devices for satellites. SSC aims to connect micro satellites in low Earth orbit through laser beams. Optical communications enable high-speed communications with small devices without large antennae or high power output.

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Space Café WebTalk 33 minutes with Adnan Al Muhairi – Why Next Gen? – The Thuraya Programme Recap

Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Adnan Al Muhairi - Why Next Gen? - The Thuraya Programme” took place on Tuesday, 31st May. Adnan Al Muhairi is the Chief Technology Officer of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), and has had a distinguished career in the space industry.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Jennifer Manner” On 14 June 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Jennifer Manner, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs at EchoStar Corporation, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. The Critical Role of Satellite Networks in 5G and Beyond Ecosystems.

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FCC grants experimental license to SpaceMobile

Startup AST SpaceMobile, announced it has received an experimental license from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) supporting its US-based testing of the BlueWalker 3 satellite. The company is building the first space-based cellular broadband network designed to be accessible directly by standard mobile phones, SpaceMobile said.

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Space4Impact launches fourth week of free online New Space Economy course

Space4Impact, EPFL’s Space Center eSpace, E2MC Ventures, and Space Innovation joined forces to launch an online course on the New Space Economy. The program is available on edX as a free EPFLx course. Learners can watch more than 30 video lectures by space experts from various domains within startups, academia, the private sector, and public institutions in Switzerland.

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