Dark Sky Spaces UK

Dark Sky Spaces and Satellite Spotting in the UK

If you are a budding astronomer or a keen satellite spotter in the UK then you will be acutely aware of light-pollution on any given night. In the town that I live I would be lucky to see the major planets and a hundred or so bright stars unless I…

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T-Mobile Joins SpaceX For Direct To Cell Access In The U.S.

T-Mobile joins SpaceX for Direct to Cell Access in the U.S.

In 2003, the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Declaration of Principles on Internet Access was adopted, reaffirming the importance of the Information Society in maintaining and strengthening Human rights around Internet Access. Then in 2016 the UN General Assembly passed a non-binding Resolution that declared “Internet access is…

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Why International Inclusion In The Space Industry Is Key To Its Longevity

This year, the UK launched a series of space sustainability measures to ingrain sustainable practices in the country’s space sector. Dubbed “The Plan for Space Sustainability”, which is now a part of the UK’s overarching strategy to become a significant player in the global space industry.   Some regulations include…

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7 Space Technologies Revolutionising The Race To Net Zero

There is much hope for the capabilities that space technologies will provide us within many industries, and for their potential to drive us toward a sustainable future on Earth and throughout the cosmos.   Inmarsat’s “What on Earth is the value of space” report highlighted some concerning data about how…

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How The Space Industry Can Stay Relevant In A Sustainable & Technological Future

Last month saw the release of Inmarsat’s report on how the general consumer perceives the space industry and human activity in orbit and Outerspace. Twenty thousand people took the survey from 11 countries, and the topics covered range from general associations with Space and the fears and hopes they have…

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Why The Satellite Industry Should Be Taking The Metaverse Seriously

The Metaverse. A term that almost everybody will have heard of the last few years with the continued development of both virtual and augmented reality technologies. The Metaverse has become something of a buzzword, but there is significant debate about what the metaverse is and what it means for the…

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The Drivers Behind Adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) Technologies

  There is no doubt that Internet-of-Things (IoT) is going to play a huge part in connectivity for both personal and enterprise devices going forward. In an increasingly globalised and interconnected world, consumers are beginning to expect their devices to integrate seamlessly together, saving precious time to increase productivity or…

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Record breaking mountaineer, Nirmal “Nims” Purja MBE becomes Inmarsat Ambassador

  Satellite communication service provider, Inmarsat, has officially launched its Ambassador Programme earlier this month by formally bringing on record-breaking mountaineer Nirmal “Nims” Purja MBE as a brand partner.   Who is Nirmal “Nims” Purja?”   Nims is a Nepalese-British naturalised mountaineer based in Hampshire and served in both the…

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