small satellites

IBM Space Tech Wants to “Democratize Space” with ENDURANCE.

IBM Space Tech is launching Endurance, CubeSat mission that children from all over the world will be able to use…

3 weeks ago

Virgin Orbit Successfully Launches a Batch of Satellites From an Airplane

Virgin Orbit has successfully tested its new air-launch system (LauncherOne) that will deliver small satellites to orbit in the near…

9 months ago

RocketLab Recovers a First-Stage Booster for the First Time: “Return to Sender”

In recent years, one of the most impressive developments for space exploration has been the rise of the commercial space…

11 months ago

Virgin Orbit Shows off its “Launcher One”, a Rocket Carried by an Airplane

The commercial space sector is about to get a little more crowded. SpaceX and Blue Origin have created headlines with…

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…

4 years ago