Low Earth Orbit (LEO)

This is What an Air-Breathing Electric Thruster’s Intake Would Look Like

Like all other technologies, satellite technology has grown in leaps and bounds in the past couple decades. Satellites can monitor…

2 months ago

Gateway Foundation Shows off Their Plans for an Enormous Rotating Space Station

The Gateway Foundation is looking to build a rotating space station in orbit. And thanks to Elon Musk and his…

2 years ago

Look at This Adorable Pen-Sized Booster, Perfect for Tiny Satellites

The Fenix propulsion system, a pen-sized thruster designed by Italian tech company D-Orbit, could revolutionize the way CubeSats operate in…

2 years ago

This is the Year Internet From Space Gets Really Serious

This year, a number of companies will begin deploying constellations of internet satellites to space with the intent of providing…

3 years ago

This is the Strangest Idea Ever for a Spacecraft Propulsion System: Ferrofluids

A new study from Michigan Tech presents a new concept for small satellite propulsion, one which relies on magnetically-activated fluids…

3 years ago

I Wonder if it has Room Service? Here’s the Space Hotel that Won a Recent NASA Competition

A team of MIT graduate students was recently honored by NASA's RASC-AL competition for their MARINA space habitat design

3 years ago

What is the International Space Station?

In orbit of Earth, at an altitude of between 330 and 435 km (205 and 270 mi), is the International…

4 years ago

NASA Invests In Radical Game-Changing Concepts For Exploration

As part of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program, NASA recently announced 13 radical proposals for funding and development

4 years ago

Here’s a Better Use for Fighter Jets: Launching Satellites

For decades, the human race has been deploying satellites into orbit. And in all that time, the method has remained…

6 years ago

2015 Expected to be a Record-Breaking Year for Soyuz-2 Workhorse

2014 was a banner year for the Russian Space Agency, with a record-setting fourteen launches of the next generation unmanned…

6 years ago