Satellite


Relay Satellite for China's Lunar Probe Enters the Halo Orbit around Earth-Moon System

Relay Satellite for China's Lunar Probe Enters the Halo Orbit around Earth-Moon System

The relay satellite will allow a rover to communicate with the Earth from the far side of the Moon during a mission in 2018...

6 days ago, 7:22pm CDT

NOAA’s New Weather Satellite Captures First Image of Earth

NOAA’s New Weather Satellite Captures First Image of Earth

GOES-17 satellite is aiming to provide fast, refined data for more accurate weather forecasts and warnings...

Jun 3 2018, 3:19pm CDT

NOAA’s Newest Weather Satellite Suffers a Serious Problem

NOAA’s Newest Weather Satellite Suffers a Serious Problem

GOES-17 satellite's premier imager has a cooling problem that could affect the quality of its pictures...

May 26 2018, 7:16pm CDT

Tiny Satellite Creates First Global Map of Ice Clouds

Tiny Satellite Creates First Global Map of Ice Clouds

The data cloud help improve our understanding of ice clouds and their effect on Earth's climate...

May 19 2018, 3:38pm CDT

Europe Launches a Satellite to Remove Space Debris

Europe Launches a Satellite to Remove Space Debris

The mission will deploy net and harpoon to drag space junk orbiting around the Earth...

Apr 4 2018, 11:34am CDT

Watch Aurora as Seen by Satellite

Watch Aurora as Seen by Satellite

The data will further improve our understanding of Earth's magnetic field and the phenomenon called Northern lights...

Mar 22 2018, 3:48pm CDT

Disco Ball Satellite will Soon Burn Up in Space

Disco Ball Satellite will Soon Burn Up in Space

The satellite, named the Humanity Star, will burn up and disintegrate in coming days...

Mar 21 2018, 1:44pm CDT

SpaceX Gets FCC Approval for Satellite Broadband Internet Service

SpaceX Gets FCC Approval for Satellite Broadband Internet Service

US Regulating Authorities persuaded by SpaceX to Approve of Satellite Net Plan...

Feb 15 2018, 8:12am CST

Disco Ball Satellite is Now Orbiting Around Earth

Disco Ball Satellite is Now Orbiting Around Earth

The satellite is believed to be the brightest object in the night sky...

Jan 26 2018, 10:35am CST

Satellite Images Show Extent of Air Pollution Around the World

Satellite Images Show Extent of Air Pollution Around the World

Europe's Sentinel-5P satellite sends its images of global air pollution for the first time...

Dec 2 2017, 10:04pm CST

Asgardia, the World’s First Space Nation, Successfully Launches its First Satellite

Asgardia, the World’s First Space Nation, Successfully Launches its First Satellite

The first space nation has officially left Earth. The hope is to create a peaceful society in space and to defened Earth from s...

Nov 18 2017, 5:11am CST

Satellite Reveals Venus’ Mysterious Night Side

Satellite Reveals Venus’ Mysterious Night Side

Study shows that the atmosphere on Venus' night side behaves very differently to that on the dayside of the planet...

Sep 16 2017, 10:57pm CDT

Chinese Quantum Satellite Sends Hack-Proof Data to Earth for the First Time

China's Quantum Satellite Sends Hack-Proof Data to Earth for the First Time

By using quantum technology, China lays the foundation for secure and unhackable global quantum communication network...

Aug 11 2017, 3:46am CDT

Russia’s Mayak Satellite Becomes the Third Brightest Object in the Sky

Russia’s Mayak Satellite Becomes the Third Brightest Object in the Sky

The tiny satellite was launched into space on July 14...

Jul 21 2017, 12:22am CDT

Indian Teen Develops World’s Smallest Satellite - And NASA will Launch it

Indian Teen Develops World’s Smallest Satellite - And NASA will Launch it

The satellite weighs no more than 64 grams and is even lighter than a smartphone...

May 17 2017, 5:32am CDT

NASA Satellite Spots a Strange Dark Streak Across the Arabian Sea

NASA Satellite Spots a Strange Dark Streak Across the Arabian Sea

The phenomenon is caused by normal weather conditions in the area...

May 7 2017, 4:29am CDT

Apple Nabs Top Google Satellite Executives for its New Hardware Project

Apple Nabs Top Google Satellite Executives for its New Hardware Project

Apple has employed Google execs for its novel hardware group....

Apr 24 2017, 11:49am CDT

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

ESA Launches Latest Sentinel Earth Observation Satellite

ESA Launches Latest Sentinel Earth Observation Satellite

Europe's new Sentinel-2B satellite launched to capture Planet Earth...

Mar 7 2017, 4:28am CST

NOAA Goes-16 Satellite Sends First Images of Lightning from Space

NOAA Goes-16 Satellite Sends First Images of Lightning from Space

The real-time data will lead to more accurate and timely forecasts, watches and warnings...

Mar 6 2017, 11:36pm CST

First Solar Images from NOAA GOES-16 Satellite Released

First Solar Images from NOAA's GOES-16 Satellite Released

NOAA's new satellite successfully captures a large coronal hole on the surface of the sun...

Feb 28 2017, 10:02am CST

Satellite Tracking Gives Insight into Basking Shark’s Behavior

Satellite Tracking Gives Insight into Basking Shark’s Behavior

Contrary to the popular belief basking sharks do not hibernate in winters...

Feb 21 2017, 9:30am CST

43,000 Light Years Long Bridge of Stars Connects two Milky Way Satellite Galaxies

43,000 Light Years Long Bridge of Stars Connects two Milky Way Satellite Galaxies

Two largest satellite galaxies of the Milky Way -- the enigmatic Magellanic Clouds -- appear to be connected by a bridge stret...

Feb 8 2017, 1:10am 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

Japan Launches its First Military Communications Satellite on Tuesday

Japan Launches its First Military Communications Satellite on Tuesday

First military communications satellite- Kirameki-2 satellite recently launched by Japan...

Jan 25 2017, 5:15am CST

Spectacular First Images of Earth Taken by NOAA’s GOES-16 Satellite

Spectacular First Images of Earth Taken by NOAA’s GOES-16 Satellite

Recently, NOAA released high quality images of earth...

Jan 24 2017, 2:54am CST

First Images from NOAA’s New Weather Satellite has Just Arrived

First Images from NOAA’s New Weather Satellite has Just Arrived

GOES-16's very high-definition images are clearer than any other weather satellite...

Jan 23 2017, 1:23pm CST

Atlas V Rocket Launches SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Missile-Warning Satellite

Atlas V Rocket Launches SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Missile-Warning Satellite

A new missile warning satellite is on its way through atlas V rocket...

Jan 21 2017, 11:58am CST

NASA's Terra Satellite Captures Alaska's Bogoslof Volcano Eruption in Wrapped White

NASA's Terra Satellite Captures Alaska's Bogoslof Volcano Eruption in Wrapped White

MODIS an instrument in NASA's satellite Terra captured Alaskan Volcanic Eruption Wrapped in White...

Jan 21 2017, 1:57am CST

Next SBIRS Missile Warning Satellite Set for Launch on Jan. 19

Next SBIRS Missile Warning Satellite Set for Launch on Jan. 19

SBIRS satellite will be launched on Jan 19 by U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin...

Jan 18 2017, 10:17am CST

China Launches Carbon Dioxide Tracking Satellite

China Launches Carbon Dioxide Tracking Satellite

Early today, China launched a satellite to detect gas emissions in space. The launch followed an agreement to detect climate wa...

Dec 22 2016, 7:32am CST

Japan Launches ERG Satellite to Study Earth’s Radiation Belts

Japan Launches ERG Satellite to Study Earth’s Radiation Belts

New Japanese spacecraft will help scientists in understanding the near earth environment with radiations.The Exploration of ene...

Dec 21 2016, 5:41am CST

This Glowing Pink Nebula Light up a Satellite Galaxy of the Milky Way

This Glowing Pink Nebula Light up a Satellite Galaxy of the Milky Way

NASA space telescope observes awesome views. Recently, it viewed glowing nebula in pink that’s located in Small Magellanic Clou...

Dec 21 2016, 3:56am CST

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