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SpaceX launched EchoStar Communication Satellite into Orbit

SpaceX launched EchoStar Communication Satellite into Orbit on Thursday

SpaceX on Thursday launched the EchoStar 23 communications satellite after high winds delayed a previous attempt.The launch too...

Mar 17 2017, 4:08am CDT

Star Discovered in Closest Known Orbit Around a Black Hole

Star Discovered in Closest Known Orbit Around a Black Hole

The stellar couple is located in globular cluster 47 Tucanae that is about 14,800 light years away from Earth...

Mar 14 2017, 12:52pm CDT

Juno Probe to Remain in Current Orbit Around Jupiter

Juno Probe to Remain in Current Orbit Around Jupiter

NASA's Juno will continue its mission to Jupiter...

Feb 20 2017, 5:27am CST

SmallGEO's First Satellite Hispasat 36W-1 Reaches Orbit

SmallGEO's First Satellite Hispasat 36W-1 Reaches Orbit

Soyuz rocket successfully launches SmallGEO's first satellite Hispasat 36W-1 from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, Frenc...

Jan 30 2017, 9:11am CST

ExoMars Prepares to Reach its Final Orbit Through Mars Atmosphere

ExoMars Prepares to Reach its Final Orbit Through Mars Atmosphere

ExoMars will soon reach mars for its last orbit...

Dec 20 2016, 4:07am CST

NASA Saturn Probe Beams back first Images from new Orbit

NASA Saturn Probe Beams back first Images from new Orbit

Since beginning the latest phase of its mission, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sent to Earth its first views of Saturn's atmos...

Dec 9 2016, 12:51am CST

Cassini Spacecraft Beams Back First Images from New Orbit around Saturn

Cassini Spacecraft Beams Back First Images from New Orbit around Saturn

The new images show close-up views of Saturn's northern hemisphere including its incredible hexagon-shaped jet stream....

Dec 7 2016, 1:52pm CST

NASA building Robot to Repair, Refuel Satellites in Orbit

NASA building Robot to Repair, Refuel Satellites in Orbit

NASA has awarded a $127 million contract to the California-based satellite company Space Systems/Loral for giving shape to its...

Dec 7 2016, 12:56am CST

Stunning Image of Ceres Captured as Dawn Spacecraft Moves to Higher Orbit

Stunning View of Ceres Captured as Dawn Spacecraft Moves to a Higher Orbit

The new images reveals the brightest area on dwarf planet in an unprecedented detail...

Nov 20 2016, 7:46am CST

Mysterious Tilt of the Moon's Orbit Caused by Violent Vaporizing Impact

Mysterious Tilt of the Moon's Orbit Caused by Violent Vaporizing Impact

The lunar tilted path is apparently due to a collision that caused the earth and the moon to separate from each other....

Nov 1 2016, 11:45am CDT

European Spacecraft Schiaparelli Lost After Reaching Mars Orbit

European Spacecraft Schiaparelli Lost After Reaching Mars Orbit

The ESA spacecraft has started orbiting Mars yet the lander’s future status is a precarious deal....

Oct 20 2016, 6:32am CDT

Juno Spacecraft is About to Reach Farthest Point in its Orbit of Jupiter

Juno Spacecraft is About to Reach Farthest Point in its Orbit of Jupiter

The spacecraft is nearing a turning point and will reach the farthest point in Jupiter's orbit known as apojove on July 31...

Jul 30 2016, 11:17am CDT

Juno set to Reach Farthest Point in its Jupiter Orbit

Juno set to Reach Farthest Point in its Jupiter Orbit

Five years after departing from Earth, NASA's Juno spacecraft is all set to reach the farthest point in its orbit of Jupiter...

Jul 30 2016, 5:36am CDT

Juno Spacecraft Successfully Enters Jupiter's Orbit

Juno Spacecraft Successfully Enters Jupiter's Orbit

NASA has done it....

Jul 5 2016, 12:03am CDT

Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's Orbit with 4th of July Fireworks in Space

Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's Orbit with 4th of July Fireworks in Space

NASA has a special way to celebrate the 240th Birthday of America....

Jul 4 2016, 5:27am 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

Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's Orbit on July 4

Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's Orbit on July 4

The 4th of July celebrations will also include an event in space....

Jun 5 2016, 2:41am CDT

Astronomers Discover Exoplanet with Most Eccentric Orbit

Astronomers Discover Exoplanet with Most Eccentric Orbit

Extrasolar planet HD 20782 has the most eccentric orbit ever seen. These types of exoplanets are not found in our solar system....

Mar 20 2016, 10:04am CDT

Astronomers Discover Exoplanet with Widest Orbit Ever Seen

Astronomers Discover Exoplanet with Widest Orbit Ever Seen

The object was initially thought to be a free floating or lonely planet but its parent shar has also been spotted by researcher...

Jan 26 2016, 11:51pm CST

Japan’s Akatsuki Probe Enters in Orbit of the Planet Venus

Japan’s Akatsuki Probe Enters in Orbit of the Planet Venus

Japan’s Akatsuki probe has found its way into the orbit of the planet Venus. Since its failed mission five years back, it had b...

Dec 10 2015, 3:58am CST

Japanese Spacecraft Set to Orbit Venus

Japanese Spacecraft Set to Orbit Around Venus

This is the second and final chance for the orbiter to reach Venus and to study the compelx weather pattern of the planet...

Dec 7 2015, 12:09am CST

ISS Progress 60 Cargo Spacecraft Reached Orbit

ISS Progress 60 Cargo Spacecraft Reached Orbit

While SpaceX is still trying to figure out what went wrong with their Falcon 9 rocket, Russian Roscosmos launched successfully...

Jul 3 2015, 4:58am CDT

ISS Pushed Off Orbit by Soyuz Engine

ISS Pushed Off Orbit by Soyuz Engine

Russian space agency Roscosmos issued a statement detailing an incident at the International Space Station....

Jun 10 2015, 2:44am CDT

NOAA DSCOVR Satellite Reaches Deep Space Orbit

NOAA DSCOVR Satellite Reaches Deep Space Orbit

The USA has its first operational satellite in Deep Space....

Jun 9 2015, 2:36am CDT

Runtastic launches its own fitness wearable called Orbit

Runtastic launches its own fitness wearable called Orbit

By launching its own fitness tracker, Runtastic is going head to head with the "big guns" of the fitness wearable mar...

Jul 31 2014, 11:07pm 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

X-37B Spacecraft OTV-3 Mission Nears a Year in Orbit

X-37B Spacecraft OTV-3 Mission Nears a Year in Orbit

Mission is still classified...

Dec 4 2013, 12:05pm CST

SpaceX Dragon Carries Ashes of James Doohan and Ohters into Orbit

SpaceX Dragon Spaceship Carries Ashes of James Doohan and Ohters into Orbit

SpaceX successfully launched this morning the Dragon Spacecraft into orbit. The spacecraft is bringing supplies to the ISS even...

May 22 2012, 5:39am CDT

App Store Freebies: Pew Pew Land, PicHunt, Orbit Social Phonebook, more

App Store Freebies: Pew Pew Land, PicHunt, Orbit Social Phonebook, more

Below are downloads of several free applications available for a limited time from Apple's App Store, with price drops from $1...

May 5 2010, 7:00pm CDT

Logitech QuickCam Orbit AF Auto Focus System

Logitech QuickCam Orbit AF Auto Focus System

Imagine a Webcam that allows you the ultimate in video-calling freedom, clarity and simplicity and you would have the Logitech...

Jan 19 2010, 3:00pm CST

SpaceX Falcon 1 Rocket did not reach Orbit

SpaceX Falcon 1 Rocket did not reach Orbit

SpaceX is very busy testing their rockets this weekend. Yesterday we reported about their successful test of Thrust Firing of F...

Aug 3 2008, 1:00am CDT

O2 XDA Orbit 2 Reviewed

O2 XDA Orbit 2 Reviewed

Times Online has reviewed the O2 XDA Orbit 2, which is a branded version of the HTC Touch Cruise. The phone measures in at 110...

May 1 2008, 9:22am CDT

Altec Lansing Orbit iPod Speaker

Altec Lansing Orbit iPod Speaker

Altec Lansing announces the ultra-portable Orbit iPod speaker. The Altec Lansing Orbit is lightweight and shock resistant....

Oct 15 2007, 11:44am CDT

Rule The Beach with the Aviva 20-ft. Orbit Inflatable Trampoline

Rule The Beach with the Aviva 20-ft. Orbit Inflatable Trampoline

If you roll with the Aviva 20 feet Orbit Inflatable Trampoline, you will be the king on the beach. The 20' floating trampolin...

Jul 6 2006, 5:00am CDT

Logitech QuickCam Orbit Review

Designtechnica reviews the Logitech QuickCam Orbit. Quote: "If you're sick of the same old webcam design, the Logitech QuickCam...

Mar 12 2004, 8:32am EST

Gadget Grrl Holiday Gadget Tip 2: Logitech QuickCam Orbit

Gadget Grrl Holiday Gadget Tip 2: Logitech QuickCam Orbit

sells for $106.39 (MSRP 129.95) on See Also: Holiday Gadget Tips by the Gadget Grrl Apple iSight Video Camera - Beautif...

Dec 1 2003, 11:22pm EST