Satellite


San Francisco Millennium Tower is Sinking, Satellite Data Confirms

San Francisco Millennium Tower is Sinking, Satellite Data Confirms

The 48-story building has recently shown signs of sinking and tilting...

Nov 25 2016, 10:39pm CST

Astronomers may have found Milky Way's faintest Satellite Galaxy

Astronomers may have found Milky Way's faintest Satellite Galaxy

Using a 8.2-meter telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii, an international team of researchers has found what could be...

Nov 23 2016, 6:33pm CST

SpaceX Wins Contract to Launch NASA Earth Science Satellite in 2021

SpaceX Wins Contract to Launch NASA Earth Science Satellite in 2021

SpaceX has signed a contract with NASA and will launch its Earth Science satellite in the year 2021....

Nov 23 2016, 5:23am CST

New GOES-R Weather Satellite Launched to Revolutionize Forecasts

New GOES-R Weather Satellite Launched to Revolutionize Forecasts

A potent weather satellite underwent lift-off recently. It will be a game changer in the field of forecasting....

Nov 21 2016, 3:13am CST

NASA Launches Next Generation Weather Satellite

NASA Launches Next Generation Weather Satellite

A "next generation" US weather satellite that was rocketed into space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 6:42...

Nov 20 2016, 1:50am CST

Chinese Satellite Wukong Detects 1.6 Billion Dark Matter Particles

Chinese Satellite Wukong Detects 1.6 Billion Dark Matter Particles

The satellite that China launched into space last year to explore dark matter - thought to be the invisible part of the cosmos...

Nov 12 2016, 2:51am CST

 TT-1 Satellite Smartphone Unveiled in China

TT-1 Satellite Smartphone Unveiled in China

China's aerospace technology company has unveiled the first satellite smartphone designed for use with the country's first mob...

Nov 6 2016, 8:40am CST

Australia Launches Giant Satellite Antenna DSS36

Australia Launches Giant Satellite Antenna DSS36

A giant satellite antenna which could be used to track and communicate with manned space flights to Mars was launched Thursday...

Nov 3 2016, 2:49am CDT

Orbital ATK Gets Deal to Build NASA's Landsat 9 Satellite

Orbital ATK Gets Deal to Build NASA's Landsat 9 Satellite

NASA has awarded aerospace and defense technology major Orbital ATK a contract to build Landsat 9, an advanced land surface ma...

Oct 26 2016, 4:29am CDT

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Takes on Hurricane Matthew while Satellite Shows Double Eyewall

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Takes on Hurricane Matthew while Satellite Shows Double Eyewall

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center has taken on the brunt of the burden of Hurricane Matthew. Meanwhile, the satellite shows the doubl...

Oct 8 2016, 4:42am CDT

Alibaba Affiliate in China to Launch first e-commerce Satellite

Alibaba Affiliate in China to Launch first e-commerce Satellite

A Chinese shopping website affiliated with e-commerce giant Alibaba group plans to launch the world's first e-commerce satellit...

Sep 24 2016, 12:02pm CDT

Countdown for Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Rocket's Longest Mission Begins

Countdown for Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Rocket's Longest Mission Begins

The countdown for the launch of an Indian rocket with a weather and seven other satellites began on Saturday at rocket port Sri...

Sep 24 2016, 11:45am CDT

New Satellite Radar Predicts Human-Made Earthquakes

New Satellite Radar Predicts Human-Made Earthquakes

Injecting wastewater deep underground as a byproduct of oil and gas extraction techniques that include fracking causes human-ma...

Sep 23 2016, 7:53am CDT

Israel Launches New Spy Satellite Ofeq-11

Israel Launches New Spy Satellite Ofeq-11

 Israel's Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday that Israel successfully launched a military surveillance satellite.The sa...

Sep 14 2016, 12:14am CDT

China's High-resolution Imaging Satellite Gaofen-3 Sends back Pictures

China's High-resolution Imaging Satellite Gaofen-3 Sends back Pictures

China on Thursday published the first pictures transmitted back to earth from Gaofen-3, the country's first C-band high-resol...

Aug 25 2016, 11:09pm CDT

Satellite Images of Earth Used Predict Regions of Poverty

Poverty Predicted Using Satellite Images of Earth

It so appears to be the case that satellite surveillance of our planet allows scientists all the better to keep track of povert...

Aug 19 2016, 4:21am CDT

Singapore Was First with Quantum Satellite

Singapore Was First with Quantum Satellite

China made big news this week with the launch of its QUESS satellite that will test for the first time the viability of quantum...

Aug 19 2016, 2:47am CDT

China Launches first Quantum Communication Satellite

China Launches first Quantum Communication Satellite

Editor's Comment: Watch Video of launch below....

Aug 16 2016, 1:30am CDT

China's first Quantum Satellite ready for Launch

China's first Quantum Satellite ready for Launch

Chinese engineers said preparations for the launch of the country's first quantum satellite this month is almost finished.Zhu Z...

Aug 15 2016, 11:00pm CDT

China Launches Hi-res SAR Imaging Satellite

China Launches Hi-res SAR Imaging Satellite

China launched a new high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging satellite in northern Shanxi province on Wednesday....

Aug 10 2016, 1:49am CDT

World’s First Virtual Reality Camera Satellite Launches into Space in June 2017

World’s First Virtual Reality Camera Satellite Launches into Space in June 2017

Apparently, the first VR camera satellite of the global village is ready to rumble. Its launch contract has been signed and soo...

Aug 9 2016, 8:54am CDT

Indi to Use Radar Imaging Satellite to Locate Missing IAF Plane

Indi to Use Radar Imaging Satellite to Locate Missing IAF Plane

The Indian space agency will be using its Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT) that can see through the clouds to locate the missin...

Jul 23 2016, 5:10pm CDT

India to Launch Satellite jointly Developed with US in 2021

India to Launch Satellite jointly Developed with US in 2021

The Indian space agency and US NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are jointly working on the development of Dual Frequency (L&am...

Jul 21 2016, 12:41pm CDT

Dead Japanese Satellite Hitomi Shows new Horizon for X-ray Astronomy

Dead Japanese Satellite Hitomi Shows new Horizon for X-ray Astronomy

A dead Japanese X-ray satellite has offered astronomers, including an Indian researcher, the capability to measure detailed dy...

Jul 8 2016, 8:21am CDT

China's First High Orbit Remote Sensing Satellite Gaofen-4 Up and Running

China's First High Orbit Remote Sensing Satellite Gaofen-4 Up and Running

China's first high-orbit remote sensing satellite, Gaofen-4, has been activated after six months of in-orbit testing, the State...

Jun 13 2016, 10:29am CDT

China Launches 23rd BeiDou Navigation Satellite

China Launches 23rd BeiDou Navigation Satellite

China launched a satellite to support its global navigation and positioning network at 11:30 p.m. local time on Sunday.The sate...

Jun 13 2016, 12:07am CDT

Researchers Use Satellite Data to Calculate Groundwater Levels

Researchers Use Satellite Data To Calculate Groundwater Levels

A new computer algorithm developed at Stanford University is enabling scientists to use satellite data to determine groundwater...

Jun 10 2016, 5:48am CDT

NASA Satellite Spots 39 Unreported Sources of Air Pollution

NASA Satellite Spots 39 Unreported Sources of Air Pollution

Using a new satellite-based method, NASA scientists have located 39 unreported and major human-made sources of toxic sulphur di...

Jun 3 2016, 9:28am CDT

NASA Satellite Finds 39 Unreported Sources of Air Pollution

NASA Satellite Finds 39 Unreported Sources of Air Pollution

Using a new satellite-based method, researchers have looked at sources of toxic sulfur dioxide gas around the world and uncover...

Jun 2 2016, 3:14am CDT

China launches new satellite for civilian mapping

China launches new satellite for civilian mapping

Beijing, May 30 (IANS) China on Monday launched a new civilian high-resolution mapping satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Lau...

May 30 2016, 10:45am CDT

China Launches new  Ziyuan III 02 Satellite for Civilian Hi-res Mapping

China Launches new Ziyuan III 02 Satellite for Civilian Hi-res Mapping

China on Monday launched a new civilian high-resolution mapping satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in Shanxi pr...

May 30 2016, 2:50am CDT

China to Launch First Quantum Communication Satellite

China to Launch First Quantum Communication Satellite

China will launch its first experimental quantum communication satellite in July, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences...

May 29 2016, 12:40pm CDT

SpaceX Lands its Falcon 9 Rocket at Sea Once Again

SpaceX Lands Falcon 9 Rocket Again at Sea After Satellite Launch

SpaceX has done it once again. It has landed its Falcon 9 rocket at sea after the launch of Japanese communications satellite J...

May 6 2016, 5:03am CDT

Japan Abandons Efforts to retrieve $270 million Satellite Astro-H

Japan Abandons Efforts to retrieve $270 million Satellite Astro-H

Japan's national aerospace agency on Thursday announced it will abandon efforts to retrieve a satellite worth more than $270 mi...

Apr 29 2016, 4:38am CDT

Modi Excited about India's GPS Satellite Launch

Modi Excited about India's GPS Satellite Launch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said life in India will be "easier" now after the launch of the country's seventh navi...

Apr 28 2016, 3:53am CDT

China Will Launch First Student-Built Satellite in 2017

China Will Launch First Student-Built Satellite in 2017

China will send the very first satellite built by students into space next year....

Apr 26 2016, 5:26am CDT

Soyuz ST-A Takes Sentinel-1B Radar Satellite into Space: Watch

Soyuz ST-A Takes Sentinel-1B Radar Satellite into Space: Watch

The latest news is that the new European Union has sent a second radar Sentinel satellite into orbit by a Soyuz rocket....

Apr 26 2016, 5:16am CDT

Japan Plans Satellite Based Texting System in Earthquake and Tsunami Disasters

Japan Plans Satellite Based Texting System in Earthquake and Tsunami Disasters

The Japanese government is planning a communication system that keeps everyone connected during disasters....

Apr 18 2016, 1:31am CDT

NASA and Japan Release 2.95 Million Satellite Earth Images Free

NASA and Japan Release 2.95 Million Satellite Earth Images Free

The space agency NASA and the Japanese government have collaborated to make information about the earth in the form of the ASTE...

Apr 5 2016, 10:34am CDT

NASA Releases 2.95 Million Satellite Earth Images to the Public

NASA Releases 2.95 Million Satellite Earth Images to the Public

The earth images are captured by Japanese high resolution imaging instrument called ASTER...

Apr 5 2016, 3:51am CDT