Satellite


First Look at Sun’s North Pole with ESA Satellite

First Look at Sun’s North Pole with ESA Satellite

Using Proba-2 observations, researchers have pieced together picture of the Sun's polar regions....

Dec 7 2018, 5:05am CST

Gaia fings Ghost Galaxy

Gaia Satellite Spots Ghost Galaxy on outskirts of Milky Way

Astronomers Spots Ghost Galaxy that Remained Invisible Earlier...

Nov 13 2018, 2:26pm CST

Satellite Reveals Remnants of Lost Continents under Antarctica

Satellite Reveals Remnants of Lost Continents under Antarctica

The gravity data shows that West Antarctica has a thinner crust and lithosphere compared to that of East Antarctica....

Nov 11 2018, 8:43am CST

NASA Satellite Sends Back Views of Earth from One Million Miles Away

NASA Satellite Sends Back Views of Earth from One Million Miles Away

The unprecedented observations by DSCOVR satellite are providing more insights into Earth's weather and climate....

Nov 10 2018, 5:31am CST

ICESat-2 Satellite Fires Laser for the First Time

ICESat-2 Satellite Fires Laser for the First Time

The mission will detect changes in the distribution of planet's ice as the climate warms....

Oct 5 2018, 3:57pm CDT

Gaia Satellite Sees Stars Flying Between Galaxies

Gaia Satellite Sees Stars Flying Between Galaxies

Researchers found that twenty high-velocity star could be travelling fast enough to eventually escape from the Milky Way....

Oct 3 2018, 10:21am CDT

British Satellite Successfully Removes Space Debris

British Satellite Successfully Removes Space Debris

The technology could one day be used to capture tons of space debris orbiting around Earth....

Sep 23 2018, 3:05pm CDT

NASA Launches Advanced Laser Satellite to Measure Earth’s Ice

NASA Launches Advanced Laser Satellite to Measure Earth’s Ice

ICESat-2 will measure the thickness of ice sheets, glaciers and sea ice in an unprecedented manner....

Sep 16 2018, 2:23pm CDT

First Satellite to Measure Global Winds Delivers its First Data

World's First Wind-mapping Satellite Delivers its First Data

ESA's Aeolus satellite promises to improve worldwide weather forecasting....

Sep 15 2018, 5:11pm CDT

Satellite Data Show How California Breathes Water

Satellite Data Show How California Breathes Water

New study provides a more comprehensive picture of the California's groundwater supplies...

Aug 15 2018, 1:57am CDT

NASA Satellite will Probe Milky Way Halo in a Quest to Find Universe's Missing Matter

NASA Satellite will Probe Milky Way Halo in a Quest to Find Universe's Missing Matter

HaloSat will search for the universe’s missing matter by studying X-rays from hot gas surrounding our Milky Way galaxy...

Jul 21 2018, 8:18am CDT

Gaia Satellite Finds Evidence of a Massive Collision Between Milky Way and a Dwarf Galaxy

Gaia Satellite Finds Evidence of a Massive Collision Between Milky Way and a Dwarf Galaxy

New study says that around 10 billion years ago small "Sausage" galaxy crashed into the Milky Way and created its inn...

Jul 4 2018, 4:15pm CDT

SpaceX Wins Top Secret US Military Contract To Deploy Satellite On the Incredible Powerful Falcon Heavy

SpaceX Wins Top Secret US Military Contract To Deploy Satellite On the Incredible Powerful Falcon Heavy

For $130 Million SpaceX will Launch Air Force Satellite to Space....

Jun 26 2018, 12:37am CDT

RemoveDebris Satellite has been Deployed from ISS

RemoveDebris Satellite has been Deployed from ISS

The satellite will test a range of innovative technologies to clean up space debris...

Jun 23 2018, 12:49pm CDT

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...

Jun 14 2018, 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