Satellites

NASA is Building a Mission That Will Refuel and Repair Satellites in Orbit

NASA is planning a mission to demonstrate the ability to repair and upgrade satellites in Earth orbit. The mission, called…

3 months ago

Antarctica Lost an Ice Shelf, but Gained an Island

Collapsing ice shelves on the eastern coast of Antarctica has revealed something never seen before: a landform that might be…

3 months ago

Starlink is the Only Communications Link for Some Ukrainian Towns, but the Terminals Could Also be a Target

Starlink's satellite internet is the only means of communication for some people in the Ukraine, though the services could pose…

5 months ago

What Would a Sustainable Space Environment Look Like?

A new study paints a dire picture about Earth's orbital debris environment and highlights the need for mitigation strategies

5 months ago

Ukrainians urge satellites to publicly share real-time images of the Russian invasion

Earth Observatory System Data Analytics is urging fellow satellite companies and space agencies to share their data to assist the…

5 months ago

Stunning Photos from Air, Space and Ground of the Atlas V GOES-T Launch

NASA and NOAA now have a sophisticated new weather satellite in space. The GOES-T satellite launched on the powerful United…

5 months ago

Europe’s ExoMars Rover Will Likely Miss This Year’s Launch Window Because of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

As countries around the world respond to Russia's invasion of Ukraine with sanctions aimed at crippling Moscow and Vladimir Putin,…

5 months ago

Satellites can now see Exactly Where Methane is Being Dumped Into the Atmosphere

Methane is one of the most important greenhouse gases, despite the overwhelming interest in carbon dioxide emissions as the primary…

6 months ago

Finally, a Practical use for Space-Based Power Beaming. Sending Power to Satellites in Shade

Power beaming is one of those technologies that can completely change the world.  Almost unlimited power wherever it is needed,…

6 months ago

A Chinese Space Tug Just Grappled a Dead Satellite

A Chinese satellite pulled a defunct navigation satellite out of the way of other satellites on January 22nd. The satellite,…

6 months ago