And Then There Were Two: MTU’s Next Student-built Satellite Set to Launch in 2021

NASA has slated Michigan Technological University’s 2nd scholar-built satellite
for a March 2021 deployment from the International Area Station (ISS).

Stratus, named for its cloud-imaging mission, will be carried to the place station,
two hundred miles above Earth, in a SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule on a Falcon 9 rocket. The
Dragon will dock to the ISS.

“Stratus will be unloaded by the crew, then placed in the Kibo Module’s airlock, where
the Japanese Experiment Module Remote Manipulator System robotic arm will go the
satellite into the correct placement and deploy it into place,” mentioned Brad King, Michigan Tech’s Henes Endowed

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Broadband tax start date delayed to January 2021 – Telco/ISP

Extensive-delayed legislation for a broadband tax on non-NBN Co operated fastened line companies has finally passed parliament, ending an a few-calendar year saga that was interrupted by last year’s election.

But the tax is now slated to get started on one January 2021, as an alternative of one July 2020, after the federal authorities secured last-minute amendments to the invoice in the senate on Thursday.

The Telecommunications (Regional Broadband Plan) Demand Invoice 2019 passed along with a complementary invoice to set up NBN Co as Australia’s new default fastened-line operator.

The expenditures, which have been initial launched in mid-2017,

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The First Crewed Mission from India May Launch in 2021

On April 2, 1984, Indian Air Power (IAF) pilot Rakesh Sharma attained small Earth orbit aboard a Soviet rocket for a weeklong stay on the Salyut 7 place station. This built him the first and only Indian citizen to enterprise into place. Now, virtually 36 many years later, the state that was when dependent on the Soviets for acquiring into orbit is inching towards its very individual human spaceflight plan — 1 that aims to launch its first crewed flight, identified as Gaganyaan, in December 2021. 

With a intention to exhibit India’s homegrown technological know-how, for the first time in

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