Concerns about space junk and satellite-launch regulations are swirling after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) alleged that a U.S. company launched four tiny satellites without permission.
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Europe and Japan are both working to have long duration satellites operating two to three times closer than regular low orbit satellites. This would allow for closer and more detailed pictures from optical cameras and various other instruments could
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Japan Tsubame, Super Low Altitude Test Satellite, is a JAXA satellite intended to demonstrate operations in very low Earth orbit (below 200 km), using ion engines to cancel out aerodynamic drag and equipped with sensors to determine atomic oxygen den