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Secret Zuma Satellite Launched by SpaceX May Have Failed. What Happened?

Zuma satellite from @northropgrumman may be dead in orbit after separation from @SpaceX Falcon 9, sources say. Info blackout renders any conclusion – launcher issue? Satellite-only issue? — impossible to draw. pic.twitter.com/KggCGNC5Si Space-Track has cataloged the Zuma payload as USA ...

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China Launches Quantum Satellite in Bid to Pioneer Secure Communications

Photo A rocket with the world’s first quantum communications satellite lifting off from Jiuquan, in Gansu Province, on Tuesday. Credit Jin Liwang/Xinhua, via Associated Press BEIJING — China launched the world’s first quantum communications satellite from the Gobi Desert early ...

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TED Grant Goes to Archaeologist Who Combats Looting With Satellite Technology

Photo Sarah H. Parcak Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times Her laptop brims with satellite images pitted with thousands of black dots, evidence of excavations across Egypt where looters have tunneled in search of mummies, jewelry and other ...

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