earth orbit

Starlinks Can Produce Surprisingly Bright Flares to Pilots

How can sunlight reflecting off SpaceX‚Äôs Starlink satellites interfere with ground-based operations? This is what a recently submitted study hopes…

2 months ago

This is an Actual Picture of Space Debris

Space debris is a growing problem, so companies are working on ways to mitigate it. A new satellite called ADRAS-J…

2 months ago

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…

2 years ago

Sen has Launched a 4K Video Stream to Space

In their drive towards "democratizing space", the private aerospace company Sen recently demonstrated the capabilities of their 4K video streaming…

5 years ago

When Will Mars Be Close to Earth?

Every two years, Earth and Mars reach the closest points to each other in their orbit, which is referred to…

7 years ago

An Astronomical Perspective on Climate Change

Ice cores and deep sea bed cores provide the best available record of changes in global temperature and CO2 content…

15 years ago

Milankovitch Cycle

Milankovitch cycles. Source: UCAR A Milankovitch cycle is a cyclical movement related to the Earth's orbit around the Sun. There…

15 years ago