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NASA catches tropical cyclone 11W passing northern Philippines
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and captured a visible image of recently formed Tropical Depression 11W. 2 hours
new space companies confident about future of small satellites New space companies confident about future of small satellites
SPACE NEWS Ken Gabriel, CEO of Draper Labs: The idea of small satellites making up large constellations is a “powerful... 4 hours
NASA finds fading Sub-Tropical Storm Beryl devoid of center precipitation
PHYS.ORG On Sunday, July 15, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) noted that Sub-Tropical Storm Beryl was devoid of precipitation around its center of circulation and infrared imagery from NASA's... 6 hours
Four 'spaceports' to be built across UK
Sky News Satellites could be launched from the UK in as little as three years, heralding the start of what the government called the "Great British Space Age". 9 hours
how a small scottish town aims to transform commercial spaceflight How a small Scottish town aims to transform commercial spaceflight
SPACE NEWS VIDEO With the announcement that Scotland will be home to Britain's first spaceport, the U.K. is on... 9 hours
uk selects scottish site for first spaceport UK selects Scottish site for first spaceport
THE VERGE The UK has selected the site for its first ever spaceport. The chosen location is Sutherland, on the A’Mhoine peninsula on the... 12 hours
Current strategies using satellite data limit the accuracy of space-based estimates of how aerosols brighten clouds
PHYS.ORG All cloud liquid drops and ice crystals originate on small particles called aerosols. Therefore, clouds can... 10 hours
Lift-off for Scotland: Sutherland to host first UK spaceport
BBC The UK Space Agency backs Scotland's north coast as the place to launch satellites to orbit. 15 hours
Satellites soon to be launching from UK soil
Sky News Satellites could be launched from the UK in as little as three years, heralding the start of what the government called the "Great British Space Age". 21 hours
Satellites could be launched from UK in three years
Sky News Satellites could be launched from the UK in as little as three years, heralding the start of what the government called the "Great British Space Age". 24 hours
Two Chinese Launches in 24 Hours Deliver Pakistan Satellites, Beidou Backup to Orbit
SPACE.COM China launched twice July 9, with an early Long March 2C launch of two satellites for Pakistan into low Earth orbit being... 1 day
gogo considers splitting company overhauls business plan amid financial pressures Gogo considers splitting company, overhauls business plan amid financial pressures
SPACE NEWS Gogo, an inflight connectivity provider leasing capacity on dozens of satellites, bulldozed its old business plan... 3 days
NASA finds fragmented remnants of Beryl, located west of Bermuda
PHYS.ORG The remnants of former Tropical Storm Beryl are being battered by upper level winds, and that's fragmenting them even more. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the northwestern Atlantic... 3 days
Plasma jets inside the sun foretell unequal activity of its two hemispheres
PHYS.ORG The sun's activity waxes and wanes periodically and holds sway over our space environment. Sunspots, strongly magnetized blotches on the solar surface, sometimes release... 3 days
Brown's student satellite to be deployed from ISS into orbit
PHYS.ORG Friday, July 13, will mark a major milestone for current and former members of Brown Space Engineering, a student group that has spent the past seven years designing... 3 days
NASA's New Planet Hunter on Track to Start Science Work This Month
SPACE.COM NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will begin its search for alien worlds before the end of July, if everything goes according to plan. 3 days
europe s next galileo satellites in place atop ariane 5 Europe’s next Galileo satellites in place atop Ariane 5
ESA Europe’s next Galileo satellites have been put in place on top of the Ariane 5 launcher due to... 4 days
FCC's 5G plans loop in a new range of wireless spectrum - CNET
CNET And satellite operators are standing by. 4 days
Satellite-Lofting Startup Will Build US Launch Site
SPACE.COM The small-satellite launch provider Rocket Lab plans to build a new launch site in the United States, the company announced on Tuesday (July 10). 4 days
Free satellite data key to conservation
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GPM satellite examined Tropical Storm Chris' power
PHYS.ORG VIDEO As Tropical Storm Chris was strengthening into a short-lived hurricane, the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite investigated the storm's rainfall and cloud heights. By July 12, Chris weakened to a tropical... 4 days
NASA sees ex-Tropical Cyclone Beryl's remnants fighting for survival
PHYS.ORG Former Tropical Storm Beryl doesn't seem to want to dissipate into hurricane history. Visible data from NASA's Terra satellite captured the the remnants of Beryl lingering north of the Bahamas. 4 days
Facebook paid $88 million this year to build out its Seattle area Oculus hub
TechCrunch Facebook continues to expand its VR ambitions in the Pacific Northwest. The company has been quietly growing its footprint 16... 4 days
On This Day In Space! July 12, 1989: Europe Launches 'LargeSat' Communications Satellite
SPACE.COM On July 12, 1989, the European Space Agency launched an experimental communications satellite named Olympus-1. It was the largest civilian telecommunication satellite... 4 days
Safer airport approaches with 3-D satellite-based navigation
PHYS.ORG As air traffic grows in Europe's skies, so does the challenge to ensure that its airports are safely accessible at all times. BLUEGNSS, a project supported by the EU, has been developing global satellite... 4 days
Copernicus Sentinel-5P releases first data
PHYS.ORG Following months of tests and careful evaluation, the first data on air pollutants from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite have been released. These first maps show a range of trace gases that affect air quality such as carbon monoxide,... 4 days
NASA's TESS spacecraft continues testing prior to first observations
PHYS.ORG After a successful launch on April 18, 2018, NASA's newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is currently undergoing a series of commissioning tests before it begins searching for... 4 days
NASA’s planet hunting satellite to start looking for exoplanets while Kepler naps - CNET
CNET The Kepler telescope is running out of fuel, but NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite is ready to take over the... 5 days
google maps on android auto now has a satellite view Google Maps on Android Auto now has a satellite view
9to5Google VIDEO Do you ever get tired of seeing the same old gray and dull Google Maps while... 5 days
china satcom s leo hts projects driven by desire not to fall behind foreign counterparts China Satcom’s LEO, HTS projects driven by desire not to fall behind foreign counterparts
SPACE NEWS China’s state-owned fleet operator is making forward-leaning investments... 5 days
Hurricane Chris's eye stares at NASA's Aqua satellite
PHYS.ORG When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the U.S. Eastern seaboard, it captured an infrared image of Hurricane Chris that showed an eye staring back at the satellite. Chris is expected to continue... 5 days
sn military space ai race moves to space china s heavy rockets a concern for u s soldiers learn to operate satellites SN Military.Space | AI race moves to space • China’s heavy rockets a concern for U.S. • Soldiers learn to operate satellites
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jwst to inspect atmospheres of gas giant exoplanets JWST to Inspect Atmospheres of Gas Giant Exoplanets
ASTRO WATCH In April 2018, NASA launched the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Its main goal is to locate Earth-sized planets and... 5 days
china churns out yet another launch with flight of beidou 2 i7 navigation satellite China Churns Out Yet Another Launch with Flight of BeiDou-2 I7 Navigation Satellite
ASTRO WATCH On Monday, July 9, China utilized a Long March 3A... 5 days
NASA's GPM finds Beryl's remnants raining on the Bahamas
PHYS.ORG The remnant thunderstorms from former Tropical Storm Beryl were bringing some areas of heavy rain to the Bahamas when the GPM satellite passed overhead. 5 days
NASA sees Typhoon Maria make landfall in China
PHYS.ORG The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite analyzed Typhoon Maria in 3-D as it made landfall in southeastern China. 5 days
James Webb Space Telescope to inspect atmospheres of gas giant exoplanets
PHYS.ORG VIDEO In April 2018, NASA launched the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Its main goal is to locate Earth-sized planets and larger "super-Earths" orbiting nearby stars for... 5 days
copernicus sentinel 5p releases first data Copernicus Sentinel-5P releases first data
ESA Following months of tests and careful evaluation, the first data on air pollutants from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite have been released. These first maps show a... 5 days
electric satellite propulsion company raises 10 million Electric satellite propulsion company raises $10 million
SPACE NEWS A Silicon Valley startup developing electric propulsion systems for satellites has raised $10 million and added the billionaire founder of LinkedIn to... 5 days
Galileo satellites viewed in smartphone app
PHYS.ORG An augmented reality view of Galileo satellites in the sky close to ESA's technical centre in the Netherlands. It comes from a Galileo-focused satnav app for Android smartphones, developed by ESA engineers. 5 days
why intelsat s going with life extension over refueling Why Intelsat’s going with life extension over refueling
SPACE NEWS Intelsat-901, a 17-year-old communications satellite running low on propellant, is awaiting a first-of-its-kind service call from a robotic spacecraft carrying... 5 days
galileos in the sky Galileos in the sky
ESA Technology image of the week: Galileo satellites ‘seen’ with augmented reality, using a new Galileo-focused smartphone app developed by ESA engineers 6 days
kepler to co develop third satellite with uk s satellite applications catapult Kepler to co-develop third satellite with UK’s Satellite Applications Catapult
SPACE NEWS Kepler Communications, a Canadian startup designing a network of 140 telecom cubesats, has teamed up with... 6 days
rbc signals forges deal with antrix to expand global network RBC Signals forges deal with Antrix to expand global network
SPACE NEWS San Francisco RBC Signals is joining forces with Antrix Corp., the commercial arm of the Indian... 6 days
Europe's Ice-Watching Satellite Dodges Space Junk in Orbit
SPACE.COM The European Space Agency nudged one of its satellites from its normal orbit this week to avoid a potential collision with space junk, soaring almost 400 feet above the risky object. But... 6 days
aerospace startup rocket lab says it s going to build a second launch site in the us Aerospace startup Rocket Lab says it’s going to build a second launch site in the US
THE VERGE Small satellite launch company... 6 days
leosat gains hispasat as second investor drops demo satellite plans LeoSat gains Hispasat as second investor, drops demo satellite plans
SPACE NEWS LeoSat says Spanish satellite operator Hispasat has matched Sky Perfect Jsat’s investment in its low Earth... 6 days
satellite industry wants higher profile on capitol hill Satellite industry wants higher profile on Capitol Hill
SPACE NEWS Congressional committee staffs turn over quickly so the industry needs to be continuously engaging officials on the Hill. SpaceNews.com 6 days
two chinese launches in 24 hours deliver pakistan satellites beidou backup to orbit Two Chinese launches in 24 hours deliver Pakistan satellites, Beidou backup to orbit
SPACE NEWS The July 9 launches were China’s 19th and 20th of... 6 days
NASA spots Typhoon Maria's ragged eyewall replacement
PHYS.ORG NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean early on July 10 and obtained a visible image of Typhoon Maria. Maria's eye appeared ragged and forecasters noted that the storm was experiencing eyewall... 6 days
Space IoT takes off
PHYS.ORG We know that current networks are not equipped to deal with the Internet of Things and the exponential growth in connected devices it entails. Whilst Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technologies will be crucial to cope with future needs, experts... 6 days
Tropical Storm Chris gives NASA satellite a signature 'C'
PHYS.ORG When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, an instrument aboard looked at Tropical Storm Chris' water vapor and cloud temperatures. Appropriately, the image showed a backwards "C"... 6 days
ICESat-2 lasers pass final ground test
PHYS.ORG On June 23, ICESat-2 engineers at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California successfully finished the final ground-based test of the lasers, which are part of the satellite's sole instrument called the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System... 6 days
GPM satellite obtains excellent views of Beryl's remnants
PHYS.ORG VIDEO As the remnants of former tropical cyclone Beryl moved through the northern Leeward Islands and Puerto Rico, the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite gathered important rainfall data on the... 6 days
Full steam ahead for Aeolus launch
PHYS.ORG Having set sail from France on 15 June—Global Wind Day, ESA's Aeolus wind satellite has arrived safe and sound at the launch site in French Guiana. 6 days
On This Day In Space! July 10, 1962: 1st Private Space Mission Launches
SPACE.COM On July 10, 1962, the communications satellite Telstar 1 was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on a mission to beam live television... 6 days
Image: The integrated Cheops satellite
PHYS.ORG The Cheops satellite in the cleanroom of Airbus Defence and Space Spain in Madrid. 6 days
indonesia seeking industry partner for 150 gbps national hts project Indonesia seeking industry partner for 150 Gbps national HTS project
SPACE NEWS The government of Indonesia aims to team up with a satellite operator to build, launch and... 7 days
long march 2c orbits two earth observing satellites for pakistan Long March 2C Orbits Two Earth-Observing Satellites for Pakistan
ASTRO WATCH Lifting off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (TSLC) in China’s Shanxi Province, a Long March 2C rocket... 1 week
NASA sees a well-organized typhoon Maria
PHYS.ORG Maria appeared as a well-organized storm on infrared NASA satellite imagery on July 9. Maria has fluctuated between typhoon and super typhoon strength and was a typhoon when NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead. 1 week
NASA gets infrared view of Carolina Chris, the tropical storm
PHYS.ORG Tropical Storm Chris was strengthening when NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the U.S. Eastern Seaboard on July 9. Aqua analyzed Tropical Storm Chris in infrared light. 1 week
NASA satellite tracking remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Beryl
PHYS.ORG Infrared imagery from NASA revealed two small area of strong storms remained in the remnants of Tropical Storm Beryl, moving into the eastern Caribbean Sea. 1 week
samsung opens world s biggest phone factory in india Samsung opens world’s biggest phone factory in India
THE VERGE Samsung Electronics is cutting the ribbon today, with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and South Korean president Moon Jae-in, on... 1 week
Satellite startups turn to reinventing broadband, mapping and other industries
TechCrunch Smartphones have disrupted transportation, payments and communication. But the underlying technology has tangentially changed a completely different sector: satellites. 1 week
satellite operators view antennas as weak link in broadband business plans Satellite operators view antennas as weak link in broadband business plans
SPACE NEWS As new high-tech satellite antennas start hitting the market, several satellite operators expressed concern... 1 week
On This Day In Space! July 7, 1961: US Air Force Launches Discoverer 26
SPACE.COM On July 7, 1961, the U.S. Air Force launched a satellite called Discoverer 26 into orbit with a classified payload.... 1 week
NASA's Aqua satellite spots the tiny, mighty Beryl
PHYS.ORG Tropical Depression 2 strengthened into a compact hurricane on July 6 as NASA's Aqua satellite gathered temperature data on the storm. 1 week
NASA satellite imagery finds Fabio fizzling fast
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite revealed showed deep convection in Fabio dissipated by the morning of July 6. The system now consists of a swirl of low- to-mid-level clouds. 1 week
inmarsat rejects second echostar merger proposal Inmarsat rejects second EchoStar merger proposal
SPACE NEWS U.S. fleet operator EchoStar on July 6 abandoned a $4.25 billion effort to buy Inmarsat after the British satellite operator rejected EchoStar’s second merger... 1 week
with a new satellite factory in the u s airbus eyes opportunities in military space With a new satellite factory in the U.S., Airbus eyes opportunities in military space
SPACE NEWS Airbus will be producing at least two 150-kilogram... 1 week
Aqua Satellite zooms into Super Typhoon Maria's tiny eye
PHYS.ORG Super Typhoon Maria's seven nautical-mile wide eye appeared very clearly in a visible image from NASA's Aqua satellite on July 6. 1 week
Image: Reykjavik, Iceland
PHYS.ORG The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik. As a volcanic island famous for its volcanoes, glaciers, lakes, lava and hot springs, Iceland attracts tourists all year round with its vast array of natural wonders. 1 week
understanding winds Understanding winds
ESA ESA’s Aeolus wind satellite is being prepared for liftoff from Kourou. From orbit it will measure wind profiles on a global scale, using brand new technology 1 week
full steam ahead for aeolus launch Full steam ahead for Aeolus launch
ESA Having set sail from France on 15 June - Global Wind Day, ESA’s Aeolus wind satellite has arrived safe and sound at the launch... 2 weeks
Life-Saving Satellites: Why NASA's Earth-Science Missions Are Indispensable (Op-Ed)
SPACE.COM America's space program is a necessity, not a luxury. While we should not have to qualify its importance, it is helpful to remember the good that NASA does. 2 weeks
Post-tropical cyclone Prapiroon's remnants moving over northern Japan
PHYS.ORG The remnants of Post-Tropical Cyclone Prapiroon were spotted by NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite as they were moving over Japan's Hokkiado Prefecture in northern Japan. 2 weeks
Terra satellite apots second Atlantic Tropical Depression
PHYS.ORG The second tropical cyclone of the North Atlantic Hurricane season formed in the Central Atlantic Ocean and far from land. NASA's Terra satellite provided an early morning look at the small depression. 2 weeks
Suomi NPP sees Typhoon Maria affecting Guam
PHYS.ORG The Pacific island of Guam continued to experience the effects of Typhoon Maria on July 5 as NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite showed a large band of storms over the island. 2 weeks
canada s leo constellation fund draws interest from telesat mda Canada’s LEO constellation fund draws interest from Telesat, MDA
SPACE NEWS Telesat and MDA will be requesting money from the Canadian government’s new special fund to finance low-Earth-orbit satellite... 2 weeks
Polluters exposed by new eye in the sky satellite
BBC Europe's Sentinel satellite tasked with tracking dirty air maps the major emissions of sulphur dioxide. 2 weeks
Sentinel satellite exposes sulphur dioxide pollution
BBC Europe's Sentinel satellite tasked with tracking dirty air maps the major emissions of sulphur dioxide. 2 weeks
First polluted white dwarf found in Gaia DR2
PHYS.ORG Astronomers have identified the first metal-polluted white dwarf star from the Gaia Data Release 2 (DR2) provided by ESA's Gaia satellite. The newly found star received designation GaiaJ1738−0826. The finding is detailed... 2 weeks
Image: Testing MTG's FCI instrument
PHYS.ORG A test model of the main imager for Europe's forthcoming Meteosat Third Generation weather satellite being lifted towards Europe's largest vacuum chamber for simulated space testing. 2 weeks
Next four Galileo satellites fuelled for launch
PHYS.ORG Europe's next four Galileo satellites have been fuelled at Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, in preparation for their launch on 25 July. 2 weeks
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SPACE NEWS Malaysian fleet operator Measat will soon join the increasingly crowded club of companies with high-throughput satellites... 2 weeks
Specific type of satellite RNA induces breast cancer, shows study
NEWS MEDICAL Only some of us have satellite TV in our homes, but all of us have satellite DNA in cells in our bodies. Working copies of satellite DNA are... 2 weeks
What the satellites in your body do
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists studying satellite RNAs discovered that a specific type called hSATa induces breast cancer by directly interfering with DNA copying and damage repair. The research suggests that targeting satellite RNAs could provide another approach... 2 weeks
Southeast Asian forest loss greater than expected, with negative climate implications
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers using satellite imaging have found much greater than expected deforestation since 2000 in the highlands of Southeast Asia, a critically important world ecosystem. The findings... 2 weeks
Telescope array will spy on spy satellites, star surfaces and black holes
Science Magazine $200 million effort will be most ambitious test yet of the challenging approach of optical interferometry 2 weeks
Southeast Asian forest loss greater than expected, with negative climate implications
PHYS.ORG Researchers using satellite imaging have found much greater than expected deforestation since 2000 in the highlands of Southeast Asia, a critically important world ecosystem. The findings... 2 weeks
Infrared NASA image reveals Hurricane Fabio's power
PHYS.ORG When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Hurricane Fabio in the Eastern Pacific Ocean it had strengthened into a hurricane hours earlier. Infrared imagery showed that Fabio appeared more organized. 2 weeks
NASA sees tenth tropical depression form in northwestern Pacific, Guam posts warnings
PHYS.ORG The Northwestern Pacific Ocean has been churning out tropical cyclones over the past couple of weeks and the tenth tropical depression formed as NASA's... 2 weeks
NASA finds Typhoon Prapiroon affecting Korean Peninsula, southern Japan
PHYS.ORG Typhoon Prapiroon is moving into the Sea of Japan and was lashing the Korean Peninsula and southern Japan when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead. 2 weeks
next four galileo satellites fuelled for launch Next four Galileo satellites fuelled for launch
ESA VIDEO Europe’s next four Galileo satellites have been fuelled for launch at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, in preparation for their launch... 2 weeks
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SPACE NEWS WASHINGTON — The revolution in space technology — prominently seen with reusable rocketry advances... 2 weeks
NASA finds Prapiroon strengthen into a typhoon
PHYS.ORG Tropical Cyclone Prapiroon strengthened into a Typhoon as NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the East China Sea in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. 2 weeks
Infrared NASA imagery shows Post-Tropical Cyclone Emilia coming to an end
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Eastern Pacific Ocean and looked at cloud top temperatures in Post-Tropical Cyclone Emilia as it continued weakening toward dissipation. 2 weeks
GPM satellite sees Fabio strengthening into a hurricane
PHYS.ORG VIDEO NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core observatory satellite flew above Tropical Storm Fabio in the eastern Pacific Ocean as the storm was quickly strengthening into a hurricane. GPM provided a... 2 weeks
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