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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…

10 months ago

South Korea Launches its First Rocket. The Third Stage cut off Short.

So far, only six countries have successfully launched more than 1 ton of equipment into space using domestically developed rockets. …

1 year ago

It’ll Soon be Possible to Make Satellite Phone Calls With Your Regular Phone

Not all who wander are lost - but sometimes their cell phone reception is.  That might change soon if a…

1 year ago

A Television Satellite Might be About to Explode

A DirecTV satellite suffered a battery failure and now has to be de-orbited. Otherwise, it could cause a collision and…

3 years ago

You’ve Got to Watch this Stunning NASA Video of Arctic Sea Ice. Now at its Lowest Levels

In the 60 years that NASA has been keeping track, the arctic seasonal sea ice is the thinnest and youngest…

4 years ago

Tiangong 1 Falls, Blue Moon Rises and Mars Takes Aim At Saturn

Skywatchers have a busy weekend ahead. The Chinese space station is expected to burn up in the atmosphere, the Moon…

5 years ago

Russia and China Are Working on Space and Counterspace Weapons

According to the Department of National Intelligence's (DNI) 2018 report, China and Russia could be developing technologies that will give…

5 years ago

What are CubeSats?

Developed near the turn of the century, CubeSat technology has made space exploration and orbital research a lot more accessible.

6 years ago

Sentinel-1A Satellite Takes A Direct Hit From Millimetre Size Particle

After reviewing data from the Sentinel-1A satellites on-board cameras, the ESA has determined that it suffered a collision with a…

6 years ago

DSCOVR Captures EPIC Views of the March 2016 Eclipse

On March 8, 2016 (March 9 local time) the Moon briefly blocked the light from the Sun in what was…

7 years ago