Satellite


SpaceX gets Certified by US Air Force

SpaceX gets Certified by US Air Force

Elon Musk's SpaceX has just landed another major milestone. SpaceX is now certified for national security space missions....

May 27 2015, 1:32am CDT

Google to invest $1 Billion in SpaceX

Google to invest $1 Billion in SpaceX

Google is about to make a huge financial investment in SpaceX for the sheer purpose of boosting the launch of satellites by the...

Jan 20 2015, 3:07am CST

Elon Musk wants to make Seattle Satellites for Destination Mars

Elon Musk wants to make Seattle Satellites for Destination Mars

Elon Musk of Tesla Motors wants to make satellites constructed in Seattle for destination Mars. And he is sincere in his lofty...

Jan 14 2015, 6:09am CST

Elon Musk says SpaceX is building low-cost Internet satellites

Elon Musk says SpaceX is building low-cost Internet satellites

Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, has confirmed that his space company is developing...

Nov 11 2014, 1:38am CST

Tesla CEO Elon Musk to Launch 700 Internet Satellites with SpaceX

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is planning to Launch 700 Internet Satellites in Partnership with SpaceX

Elon Musk is trying to revolutionize the world by bringing in lighter and cheaper internet satellites in coordination with Spac...

Nov 8 2014, 4:01am CST

Google In Talks To Take Virgin Galactic Stake

Google In Talks To Take Virgin Galactic Stake

The talks are part of Google's project to extend internet access to billions by putting hundreds of satellites in low-Eart...

Jun 12 2014, 12:32pm CDT

World War III Could Start In Space

World War III Could Start In Space

Nearly a century after Robert Goddard launched his first liquid-fuel rocket, we are now inextricably linked to the hundreds of...

Apr 25 2014, 2:04am CDT

Israel Sends new Spy Satellite Into Orbit

Israel Sends new Spy Satellite Into Orbit

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that it has successfully launched a new observation satellite into...

Apr 10 2014, 3:23am CDT

More than 1,000 Satellites are in Orbit Today

More than 1,000 Satellites are in Orbit Today

NEW YORK (AP) — The spotting of ocean debris by satellites during the search for the lost Malaysian airliner has drawn attentio...

Mar 28 2014, 2:10am CDT

Malaysia Airlines Debris May Have Sunk

Malaysia Airlines Debris May Have Sunk

Australian Prime Minister said that spotted debris might have sunk by now....

Mar 21 2014, 6:03am CDT

Malaysia Airlines MH370 Debris Search Continues

Malaysia Airlines MH370 Debris Search Continues

Australian jets are searching again today the area where debris was spotted on Satellite photos. Nothing has been found yet....

Mar 21 2014, 2:21am CDT

Reports: Facebook looks to buy solar drone company

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is in talks to buy Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, to step up its efforts to provide...

Mar 4 2014, 2:46pm CST

Dish Unveils Pathway X2 and X2 portable satellite receiver

Dish Unveils Pathway X2 and X2 portable satellite receiver

Get satellite TV anywhere you go...

Jan 31 2014, 9:06am CST

SpaceX Successfully Launches Thaicom Satellite

SpaceX Successfully Launches Thaicom Satellite

SpaceX starts the year off with another successful commercial satellite launch. On Monday evening, SpaceX started off the new...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26pm CST

ESA's New Gossamer Sail System Aims To Float Dangerous Space Junk To A Fiery Death

ESA's New Gossamer Sail System Aims To Float Dangerous Space Junk To A Fiery Death

Anyone who’s seen the Oscar-baiting visual spectacle that is Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, knows in vivi...

Dec 23 2013, 10:27am CST

Satellite falling to Earth may cause Damage

Satellite Falling to Earth may Cause Damage

A satellite that is about to come falling down to earth could cause damage. While the chances that it will harm someone may be...

Nov 7 2013, 2:58am CST

Chicago-Sized Iceberg Antarctica Breaks Loose from Glacier

Chicago-Sized Iceberg Antarctica Breaks Loose from Glacier

A huge mass of an Antarctica-based glacier broke loose and started floating freely in the Southern Polar region. The iceberg wh...

Jul 12 2013, 9:06am CDT

DirecTV Consider to Acquire Hulu

DirecTV Consider to Acquire Hulu

DirecTV, the second largest satellite provider in the United States is vacillating over a decision. Should it or should it not...

May 18 2013, 4:27am CDT

NASA smartphone satellites capture photos of earth in space

NASA smartphone satellites capture photos of earth in space

NASA wants to prove that it can use consumer-grade smartphones as main flight avionics in space. So, it is launching three sma...

May 6 2013, 1:31am CDT

Virgin Galactic LauncherOne unveiled

Virgin Galactic LauncherOne unveiled

New vehicle “LauncherOne” to transform small satellite market, as space tourism business powers into final leg of test flights....

Jul 11 2012, 9:41am CDT

Bing Maps More Than Doubles Its Satellite and Aerial Photography Database

Bing Maps More Than Doubles Its Satellite and Aerial Photography Database

165 TB of new images added...

Jun 26 2012, 1:30pm CDT

NASA READI GPS Satellite Network Will Detect Earthquakes

NASA READI GPS Satellite Network Will Detect Earthquakes

NASA works at detecting earthquakes...

Apr 25 2012, 1:00pm CDT

CleanSpace One, A Garbage Truck for Space

CleanSpace One, A Garbage Truck for Space

Swiss engineers try to tackle the problem of debris orbiting the Earth. Collecting garbage can be a cool job too....

Feb 16 2012, 4:55am CST

Russia Loses Three Glonass-M Navigation Satellites in Failed Launch

Russia Loses Three Glonass-M Navigation Satellites in Failed Launch

Three nav satellites lost their way...

Dec 6 2010, 8:55am CST

Eutelsat reports Loss of new W3B Satellite

Eutelsat reports Loss of new W3B Satellite

Satellite TV provider Eutelsat suffered a little setback today. Eutelsat Communications announces the loss of the W3B satellite...

Oct 29 2010, 8:37am CDT

Company to Offer 10Mbit Broadband via Satellite to Entire UK

Company to Offer 10Mbit Broadband via Satellite to Entire UK

A French satellite provider has announced that it will be launching a satellite internet access plan called Tooway that will co...

May 1 2009, 7:04am CDT

US and Russian Satellite crash in Space

US and Russian Satellite crash in Space

For the first time in history (at least publicly known) two satellites collided in Space. This space accident was happening 485...

Feb 12 2009, 12:16am CST

GeoEye-1 Satellite Captures Images of Inaugural Events from Space

GeoEye-1 Satellite Captures Images of Inaugural Events from Space

The GeoEye-1 Earth imaging satellite was used yesterday to capture images of President Obama's inauguration from space. The ima...

Jan 21 2009, 9:00am CST

U.S. Navy shut down Spy Satellite, Earth saved

The U.S. Navy has successfully destroyed the Spy Satellite that was reported to be out of control a couple weeks ago. At appr...

Feb 20 2008, 11:34pm CST

UK troops add new communications satellite

UK troops add new communications satellite

The brave men and women from the UK who are risking their lives in Afghanistan and Iraq will now be able to communicate wit...

May 15 2007, 3:00am CDT

Chinese Citizens Choose Music To Be Played in Space

Chinese Citizens Choose Music To Be Played in Space

For the first time ever, China is launching an orbiter in space with a final destination of the moon. It's hardly the most ren...

Jul 8 2006, 10:00am CDT

MobaHo!: Satellite Broadcast to Mobile Video Report

MobaHo!: Satellite Broadcast to Mobile Video Report

Wireless Watch Japan has an interesting video report about the MobaHo! satellite video service in Asia. We reported about the T...

Jan 25 2005, 12:47am EST