Commercial space entities unveiled mega-constellations benefits during Ukraine-Russia conflict

By Apurva Minchekar / July 19, 2023 at 5:22 PM
A senior space official today said U.S. Space Command has seen advantages of mega-constellations for the first time via commercial space entities' contribution to the Ukraine-Russia war. “So, you are talking about thousands of satellites that are in the low Earth orbit and how that provides such resiliency and redundancy in terms of maintaining satellite communication, in this example, that is powerful, and the department is moving in that direction,” Gen. James Dickinson, commander of SPACECOM, said at the Aspen...

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