Satellites

03.07.17
Blue Origin shows how 'New Glenn' rocket will fly and land
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Blue Origin shows how 'New Glenn' rocket will fly and land

The satellite-launching craft will work much very like SpaceX's Falcon 9.

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01.22.17
ESA wants to know why Galileo satellites' clocks stopped working
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ESA wants to know why Galileo satellites' clocks stopped working

Because satellite navigation systems need precise atomic clocks to work properly.

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01.07.17
Six new technologies that will enable faster, better internet to the world
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Six new technologies that will enable faster, better internet to the world

Airborne drones may soon provide connectivity to remote areas.

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12.21.16
Russia successfully tested a missile that could cripple US satellites
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Russia successfully tested a missile that could cripple US satellites

Experts say this should be a wake-up call to protect America's space infrastructure.

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11.17.16
SpaceX wants to launch 4,425 internet satellites
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SpaceX wants to launch 4,425 internet satellites

The private space corp has asked the FCC for permission to launch them.

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07.25.16
US military creates 'Space Mission Force' to wage satellite war
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US military creates 'Space Mission Force' to wage satellite war

The Air Force wants to keep its "competitive advantage" in space.

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07.12.16
Climate change is pushing clouds up and toward the poles
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Climate change is pushing clouds up and toward the poles

That matches predictions that warming will push storms toward the poles.

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04.15.16
How the Navy's orbiting robots will refurbish civilian satellites
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How the Navy's orbiting robots will refurbish civilian satellites

The RSGS program will keep geosynchronous spacecraft flying for years to come.

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03.30.16
ICYMI: A space-based full service stop, bat drone and more
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ICYMI: A space-based full service stop, bat drone and more

DARPA wants to create robotic servicing vehicles to inspect and fix satellites.

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