Satellites

The Recent Killer Tornado’s Track is Visible From Space

During the night of December 10, 2021, severe weather tore through several US states, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and…

1 month ago

Rocket Lab Shows off its new Reusable Neutron Rocket, due for Launch in 2024

Rocket Lab just showed the updated design of their Neutron rocket, which features a never-before-seen Hungry Hippo fairing!

1 month ago

Landsat 9’s First Images are Here

The latest satellite in the Landsat family of Earth observation spacecraft has collected its “first light” images of our planet.…

2 months ago

Not Just Sitting Ducks. Maybe Satellites Could Dodge Almost all Space Junk

Kessler syndrome is becoming more and more of a potential hazard as more and more companies vie to place more…

3 months ago

Landsat 9 Joins a Fleet of Earth Observation Satellites

Earth has a new eye in orbit to monitor our changing planet.   Landsat 9 launched on September 27, 2021…

4 months ago

There’s Now a Gas Station… In Space!

A new startup has created the world's first gas station in Low Earth Orbit (LEO), which will extend the lives…

4 months ago

Doomed Satellite was Equipped With a Drag Sail to Deorbit it After its Mission was Complete

A team at Purdue University developed a drag sail to attach to satellites to help them de-orbit to combat space…

4 months ago

Satellites can Track Microplastics From Space

Sometimes simple and elegant solutions are all that is needed to solve a problem.  One problem that was searching for…

6 months ago

A Solution to Space Junk: Satellites Made of Mushrooms?

According "cyber farmer" Max Justice, a solution to the growing problem of space junk and toxic chemicals could come in…

8 months ago

Starlink and OneWeb Have Their First Avoidance Maneuver With Each Other’s Constellations

Two companies, OneWeb and SpaceX, are racing to put fleets of thousands of communication satellites into orbit. In March they…

8 months ago