Satellites


NASA Small Satellites Set to Observe Changing Earth

NASA Small Satellites Set to Observe Changing Earth

NASA’s small satellites are a part of a project that will allow the earth’s weather to be gauged in a better way....

Nov 9 2016, 3:59am CST

Satellites Lose their GPS connection Caused By Thunderstorms in the Ionosphere

Satellites Lose their GPS connection Caused By Thunderstorms in the Ionosphere

Thunderstorms in the ionosphere are to blame for loss of GPS signals on low-orbiting satellites, says a study that used data...

Oct 31 2016, 5:33am CDT

India's World Record Attempt to Launch 83 Satellites on Single Rocket

India's World Record Attempt to Launch 83 Satellites on Single Rocket

Indian space agency ISRO is aiming for a world record by putting into orbit 83 satellites -- two Indian and 81 foreign -- on a...

Oct 29 2016, 12:53am CDT

India to Launch 8 Satellites in 2 Different Orbits on September 26

India to Launch 8 Satellites in 2 Different Orbits on September 26

India on Sep 26 morning will launch its weather satellite SCATSAT-1 and seven other satellites - five foreign and two domestic...

Sep 22 2016, 2:37pm CDT

India's Space Business Lands Orders to Launch 68 Foreign Satellites

India's Space Business Lands Orders to Launch 68 Foreign Satellites

Riding on the success of its rocket launches and domain expertise in space technology, India secured new orders to launch 68 s...

Aug 30 2016, 1:05pm CDT

ULA Delta IV Rocket Launches 2 Military Surveillance Satellites into Space

ULA Delta IV Rocket Launches 2 Military Surveillance Satellites into Space

Apparently, the US Air Force has launched two more satellites for military surveillance purposes....

Aug 19 2016, 8:52am CDT

China to Launch 14 Meteorological Satellites Before 2025

China to Launch 14 Meteorological Satellites Before 2025

At least 14 more meteorological satellites will be launched by China into orbit by 2025, officials said at a science conferenc...

Jul 4 2016, 9:41pm CDT

Launch of US Satellites by Indian Space Agency May not be One-off Affair

Launch of US Satellites by Indian Space Agency May not be One-off Affair

The launch by India of satellites belonging to American companies Terra Bella - a Google company - and Planet Labs on Wednesd...

Jun 22 2016, 8:21pm CDT

Indian Rocket Blasts off into Space with Cartosat and 19 other Satellites

Indian Rocket Blasts off into Space with Cartosat and 19 other Satellites

An Indian rocket named Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Wednesday morning lifted off successfully with the country's ea...

Jun 22 2016, 12:03am CDT

Countdown for Launch of Indian Rocket with 20 Satellites Continues

Countdown for Launch of Indian Rocket with 20 Satellites Continues

The countdown for the launch of Cartosat-2 series and 19 other satellites on Wednesday morning is progressing smoothly, the Ind...

Jun 21 2016, 3:25am CDT

India Begins Countdown for Launch of 20 Satellites

India Begins Countdown for Launch of 20 Satellites

The 48-hour countdown for the launch of India's Cartosat-2 series and 19 other satellites slated for Wednesday, began on Monday...

Jun 20 2016, 1:54am CDT

Tropical Cyclone Winston in Fiji

NASA Satellites Provided Data on Tropical Cyclone Winston Before and After It Hit Fiji

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center reveals that NASA weather specialists knew of the Tropical Cyclone Winston before and after...

Feb 23 2016, 4:21am CST

Scientists Use Satellites for Mapping Areas Sensitive to Climate Change

Scientists Use Satellites for Mapping Areas Sensitive to Climate Change

Global satellites have identified areas with vegetation most susceptible to fluctuations to climate....

Feb 20 2016, 4:16am CST

Artist's depiction of space junk

Space Debris Can Damage Military Satellites, Sparking Political Row and Armed Conflicts

It is common knowledge that space scientists among top space-faring nations are ever getting worried with the amount of space j...

Jan 25 2016, 9:11pm CST

Europe’s Galileo Satellites Ready for Launch

Europe’s Galileo Satellites Ready for Launch

The 9th and 10th Galileo satellites have reached their launch pads....

Sep 10 2015, 6:39am CDT

Shanghai Uses Satellites to keep Track of Manhole Covers

Shanghai Uses Satellites to keep Track of Manhole Covers

Chinese city of Shanghai has a manhole cover problem. They are going to solve it with the help of satellites....

Aug 25 2015, 1:26am CDT

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

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

Satellites Unlikely To Find Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777

Satellites Unlikely To Find Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777

The odds of quickly resolving the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 via either satellite imagery or related data remain l...

Mar 15 2014, 1:26am CDT

Toshiba Comes out with Two New Satellites After Windows 8.1 Tablet

Toshiba Comes out with Two New Satellites After Windows 8.1 Tablet

Toshiba is all set to run with the big ones. After the Windows 8.1, it has come out with new 13.3-inch Satellite Click, a 2-in-...

Sep 5 2013, 7:22am 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

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

Raytheon Satellites Used to Broadcast Super Bowl to Troops

Raytheon Satellites Used to Broadcast Super Bowl to Troops

The biggest football game of the year, Super Bowl XLII is being played this weekend. To boost the morale of U.S. troops on Navy...

Feb 1 2008, 8:11am CST

GPS Satellites Are The Future

GPS Satellites Are The Future

2007 is the year that GPS will lock on to European phones. "GPS has been in the domain of the early adopters to date, but in 2...

Jan 29 2007, 1:00am CST