SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy places Arabsat-6A communications satellite into space

The launch demonstrates SpaceX’s capability as well as Elon Musk’s entrepreneurial acumen. It will go a long way to garner lucrative satellite launch of military satellites, worth billions of dollars. In a significant development, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, the most powerful operational rocket in the world, lifted off from Florida in a key demonstration of Elon…

China is making progress in securing its lines of communication: Pentagon

The development has significant repercussions on several fronts, including economics, trade, diplomacy and the military. As per a report presented by the Pentagon to the U.S. Congress, China’s 2016 launch of its first experimental quantum communications satellite was a “notable advance in cryptography research”. “The developer of the satellite claimed it has ‘enormous prospects’ in…