Amazon Claims Prototype Satellites for Kuiper Network Operating Successfully

[ad_1] Amazon.com said on Thursday its two prototype satellites for its planned Kuiper internet network have been operating successfully in orbit, with the project on track to start launching operational satellites by mid-2024. The Kuiper internet network is set to compete against billionaire Elon Musk‘s Starlink, the world’s largest satellite operator, to offer broadband internet…

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Amazon Secures Several Rocket Launches for Its Project Kuiper Satellite Broadband Network

[ad_1] Amazon on Tuesday announced deals for scores of launches to deploy a “constellation” of satellites in low orbit around the Earth to provide internet service to people below. Amazon said that its contracts with Arianespace, Blue Origin and United Launch Alliance (ULA) are the largest commercial procurement of launch vehicles in history. The overall…

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Mars More Seismically Active Than Previously Thought, Researchers Say

[ad_1] Mars is much more similar to Earth than previously thought. Researchers have found that the Red Planet is experiencing ‘Marsquakes’ due to ongoing volcanic activity beneath its dusty, barren surface, just like earthquakes strike our planet. The researchers discovered 47 previously undetected Marsquakes beneath the Martian crust in a specific region, called Cerberus Fossae,…

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