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The countdown for the rocket launch began at 2.50pm IST on Tuesday.
Fire season in California doesn't seem to end anymore, as eerie satellite images of staggering smoke clouds looming over the state remind us.
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Tropical Cyclone Bouchra formed on Nov. 10 in the Southern Indian Ocean and was already on its way to dissipation when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead on Nov. 13.
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Bay of Bengal, Northern Indian Ocean and captured a visible image of Tropical Cyclone Gaja.
Sobering satellite images show how the wildfires have torn across California.
inmarsat preps new maritime product to fend off kvh competition
Rupert Pearce, Inmarsat’s CEO, said Nov. 8 that the company is taking steps to retain customers...
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esa preps earth observation satellite with onboard ai processor
The European Space Agency plans to launch an Earth observation satellite equipped with an artificially intelligent processor that...
North Korea's missile program has not actually been dismantled, according to a report published this weekend.
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The Gaia satellite has spotted an enormous 'ghost' galaxy lurking on the outskirts of the Milky Way.
California continues to be plagued by wildfires—including the Woolsey Fire near Los Angeles and the Camp Fire in Northern California, now one of the deadliest in the state's history. NASA satellites are observing these...
fcc to seek comment on revised orbital debris guidelines
The FCC will vote this week to considerproposed changes to orbital debris guidelines that could alter deployment plans...
canada s key satellite system hit with another launch delay
It began as a $600-million space project, with the first satellite scheduled for orbit in 2014. But the...
According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), it will be the second developmental flight of GSLV-Mk III rocket.
In November 2018, the private spaceflight company Rocket Lab successfully launched its first commercial mission using its Electron booster. The rocket "It's Business Time" launched six small satellites...
 week kicks off
With satellites delivering a mindboggling amount of data about our planet along with the availability of the latest digital technologies, there are countless opportunities for innovation. ESA’s ɸ-week, which kicked...
As wildfires continue to burn in California, new satellite photos show the sheer scale of the deadly Camp Fire that has devastated the state's northern town of Paradise.
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The availability of today’s wealth of satellite data coupled with the latest digital technologies not only offer unprecedented opportunities for monitoring our changing planet, but they also lay...
handing over metop c
Mission teams at ESA’s ESOC operations centre in Germany handed control of the recently launched MetOp-C satellite to Eumetsat, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, on Saturday...
After months of delays, the startup space company sends an Electron rocket carrying six satellites into orbit from...
As wildfires continue to burn in California, new satellite photos show the sheer scale of the deadly Camp Fire that has devastated the state's northern town of Paradise.
Spaceflight startup Rocket Lab launched its first operational mission Saturday night, successfully lofting six small satellites as well as a technology demonstrator.
On Nov. 10, 2013, Europe's gravity-mapping GOCE satellite fell to Earth. See how it happened in our On This Day...
California is burning again, and satellites are showing the scope of the damage.
Upstart launch provider Rocket Lab aims to finally launch its first fully commercial payload to orbit this weekend after months of delays. The small...
Tropical Cyclone Alcide continued to linger just northeast of the Island nation of Madagascar in the Southern Indian Ocean when NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and captured an image of the storm.
VIDEO The UK's first quantum accelerometer for navigation has been demonstrated by a team from Imperial College London and M Squared.
On the sidelines at European Space Weather Week 2018, in Leuven, Belgium, ESA Web TV caught up with two experts working on the fascinating science of how our Sun's raging activity affects Earth and, ultimately, the infrastructure, networks...
wary of solar hazards
ESA is working to make Europe more resilient to 'space weather' and its effects on really vital things we all use every day, like satellites and power grids
VIDEO The Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) instrument operates aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite, which launched in February 2015 and observes Earth from a distance of...
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The availability of today’s wealth of satellite data along with the latest digital technologies offer opportunities like never before. ESA’s Φ-week on 12–16 November explores this and more. Follow live
SpaceX's planned communication satellite constellation, known as Starlink, will now be targeting a much lower orbit than originally...
VIDEO The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean and analyzed the rainfall occurring in pre-season Tropical Cyclone Alcide.
ground segment getting more attention in military space programs u s leaders say
Building and launching spacecraft sometimes gets so much attention that the ground segment — user terminals, command and control systems and network operations —isn’t...
air force space command prepares to take over procurement of satellite communications
Grason: “We’re seeing a different type of support to get after the transformation, to elevate commercial satcom to where it needs to be, as...
canada seeks buy in for access to u s muos satellite system
The Canadian military, already a partner on two U.S. military satellite communications systems, is in discussions...
holes in the sun
Operations image of the week: ESA's Proba-2 mission detects 'holes' in the Sun's corona, which emit high-speed solar wind that can affect satellites orbiting Earth
AWI researchers recently assessed subglacial lakes detected by satellite, and found very little water. But if that's the case, what is the source of...
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Space weather describes the changing environment throughout the Solar System, driven by the energetic and unpredictable nature of our sun. Solar wind, solar flares and Coronal Mass Ejections can result...
A few years ago, nobody would have bet that space exploration would become so exciting again. But everybody is talking about space again, from Mars to...
soyuz st b blasts off from french guiana with europe s metop c weather satellite
Arianespace made use of a Russian-built Soyuz ST-B rocket to launch the Metop-C satellite for the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites...
magnetic pumping pushes plasma particles to high energies
As you walk away from a campfire on a cool autumn night, you quickly feel colder. The same thing happens...
NASA's Terra satellite provided a visible image of a more organized Tropical Cyclone Alcide in the Southern Indian Ocean after it reached hurricane-force.
as satellites become targets uk military seeks closer ties with space industry
U.K. military official: “Here we have a sector in which we excel, which is daily growing more central to everyone’s lives, but is vulnerable...
uk mod still undecided on how to procure satellite communications
Julian Knight, head of the MoD’s networks delivery team, said Skynet 6 is at a “crossroads."...
A regional assessment of forest disturbance dynamics from 2000 to 2014 was performed for the Congo Basin countries using time-series satellite data. Area of forest loss was estimated and disaggregated...
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Researchers recently assessed subglacial lakes detected by satellite, and found very little water. But if that's the case, what is the source of the...
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hts megaconstellations feed uk indecisiveness about skynet 6 program
Commercial satellite technology is developing so fast, Britain’s Ministry of Defense isn’t certain its next-generation program will keep pace with...
satellite compasses open new window on space weather
Researchers have tested a clever new method of monitoring the impact of solar storms on Earth’s magnetic field, based on...
military buyers struggle to sort through glut of commercial satellite communications services
Air Force satcom buyer Tom Becht: "We see a lot of independent commercial offerings. They are all good. But it would be nice if...
keeping watch
ESA's future Lagrange mission will keep watch our our dynamic Sun, providing early warning of potentially harmful solar activity before it affects satellites in orbit or power grids on ground
A small lab-grown diamond measuring a few millimeters per side could one day enable civilian drones to be recharged in mid-flight through a laser. Thanks to the diamond, the laser beam can...
esa s gravity mapper reveals relics of ancient continents under antarctic ice
VIDEO It was five years ago this month that ESA’s GOCE gravity-mapping satellite finally gave way to...
Europe sends up a front-line weather satellite containing components made over a decade ago.
A NASA mission to loft a satellite from an airplane to probe Earth's atmosphere at the edge of space has been delayed at least one more...
soyuz launches european weather satellite
A Soyuz rocket successfully launched a European weather satellite Nov. 6, completing a constellation of polar-orbiting satellites and providing additional reassurance about the reliability of the...
europe s third polar orbiting weather satellite lofted into orbit
The third MetOp satellite, MetOp-C, has been launched on a Soyuz rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana to continue...
watch metop c launch
Follow the launch of the latest MetOp weather satellite from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana. Liftoff is set for 7 November at 00:47 GMT (01:47 CET). Streaming from Arianespace starts...
MetOp-C, the third and final spacecraft of the European Meteorological Operational satellite program (MetOp), launched into orbit on Nov. 6, 2018. See photos of the mission here!
Europe's latest Earth-observation satellite blasted off into orbit today (Nov. 6) on a mission to improve weather forecasts and monitor changing climates around the globe.
VIDEO As Tropical Storm Xavier continued to rain on western Mexico, the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite analyzed the rate in which rain was falling. The next day, Nov, 6, Xavier had...
NASA's much-delayed Ionospheric Connection Explorer is scheduled to launch early tomorrow morning (Nov. 7) to begin...
The European launch provider Arianespace will launch a new weather satellite today (Nov. 6), and you can watch it live online!
u k mod still undecided on how to procure satellite communications
Julian Knight, head of the MoD’s networks delivery team, said Skynet 6 is at a “crossroads."...
Tropical Cyclone 03S formed in the Southern Indian Ocean and the NOAA-20 satellite passed overhead and captured a visible image of the storm.
The Atlantic Coastal Action Program (ACAP) Saint John has launched a harbour seal monitoring...
as satellites become targets u k military seeks closer ties with space industry
U.K. military official: “Here we have a sector in which we excel, which is daily growing more central to everyone’s lives, but is vulnerable...
Portugal plans to build an international launch pad for small satellites in the Azores and has agreed with...
france to add third syracuse 4 satellite to future milsatcom fleet
Col. Laurent Jannin, the head of French satcom programs at the French arms-procurement agency,...
Visible from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed the extent of Tropical Storm Xavier into western Mexico from its position just off-shore from Mexico's Jalisco state.
viasat shrinks meo constellation plans
As the U.S. Federal Communications Commission prepares to vote on satellite constellations from four companies in mid-November, another satellite operator is reducing the size of its...
Over the weekend, Russia completed its second successful Soyuz launch since the Oct. 11 failed crew launch, with liftoff taking place on Nov. 3 at 11:17 p.m. local time (4:17 p.m. EDT, 2017 GMT).
As you walk away from a campfire on a cool autumn night, you quickly feel colder. The same thing happens in outer space. As it spins, the sun continuously flings hot material...
metop c ready for big day
With liftoff set for 7 November, the latest MetOp weather satellite has been rolled out to the launch pad and positioned on the Soyuz rocket for...
new insights on comet tails are blowing in the solar wind
Engineers and scientists gathered around a screen in an operations room at the Naval...
soyuz 2 1b launches new glonass m navigation satellite
Russia successfully launched on Saturday, November 3, the newest GLONASS-M spacecraft for the country’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS). The satellite, designated...
On Nov. 4, 2015, the United States Air Force planned to launch an experimental rocket for small satellites. See how...
High-resolution satellite images could help scientists collect whale data in remote, inaccessible areas.
High-resolution satellite images could help scientists collect whale data in remote, inaccessible areas.
Satellite images let scientists count hundreds of whales
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The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us over Semarang, Indonesia. A port city on the north coast of Java, Semarang is the fifth-largest city in the country, covering some 374 sq km and home to just over 1.5 million people.
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Once a Super Typhoon, now a ghost of its former self, Tropical Depression Yutu was fading off the coast of southeastern China on Nov.2 when NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead.
VIDEO Engineers and scientists gathered around a screen in an operations room at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., eager to lay their eyes on the...
In mid-November, a company called Rocket Lab will try to send six small satellites into orbit around Earth—a fairly banal undertaking, save for the size of the launch rocket.
ssl additively expands additive manufacturing from brackets to antenna towers
With four more of its satellites launched between July 22 and Sept. 25, Space Systems Loral...
Hurricane Oscar has transitioned into an extra-tropical low pressure area in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite provided a look at rainfall occurring within the...
Scientists have used detailed high-resolution satellite images provided by Maxar Technologies' DigitalGlobe, to detect, count and describe four different species of whales. Reported this week in the journal Marine Mammal Science, this study is a big step towards developing a...
VIDEO Typhoon Yutu produced heavy rainfall as it passed over the island of Luzon in the northern Philippines. The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite provided data on that rainfall. The...
Scientists have used detailed high-resolution satellite images to detect, count and describe four different species of whales. The research is a big step towards developing a cost-effective method to study whales in remote and inaccessible places, that will help scientists...
dish customers lose hbo in ongoing distribution dispute
HBO’s channels have gone dark for Dish and Sling TV customers due to an ongoing dispute between the premium cable...
ICEYE CEO Rafal Modrzewski is obsessed with SAR satellites. He’s so obsessed that his company plans to launch dozens of satellites into space. According to him, ICEYE satellites...
netflix now available on sky q in the uk
British Satellite TV broadcaster Sky is making Netflix available on its Sky Q set-top boxes today. The Netflix...
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Distant NASA camera yields new Earth views
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Quantum 'compass' could allow navigation without relying on satellites
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Tropical Cyclone Alcide's rainfall observed by GPM Satellite
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ESA’s gravity-mapper reveals relics of ancient continents under Antarctic ice
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Weakening Tropical Storm Xavier observed By NASA
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New insights on comet tails are blowing in the solar wind
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NASA's GPM examines weaker Tropical Storm Yutu's rainfall
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Threatening Typhoon Yutu probed by GPM Satellite
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NASA's IMERG reveals Hurricane Willa's rainfall
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Dangerous Hurricane Willa probed By NASA and Japan's GPM satellite
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Slack engineer figures out way to load messages into a 1995 SNES game
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How a group of school students discovered the sounds of solar storms
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