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As if on cue, the global military information site IHS Jane's 360 reported late last week that Russia plans to arm some of its MiG-31BM interceptor aircraft with anti-satellite weapons. "A new missile is being developed for this aircraft capable of ...
The need for uninterrupted workflows and 100 percent up time of production machinery is driving Internet of Things (IoT) applications to adopt satellite as both the primary and backup communication technology. By opting for satellite communications, ...
The secretive NROL-79 mission is set to launch atop ULA's Atlas V rocket at 9:50 a.m. PST March 1, 2017, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
University of Georgia research scientist David Cotten of the Center for Geospatial Research, left to right, senior computer science and astrophysics major Caleb Adams of Powder Springs, associate professor of geography Deepak Mishra, and senior ...
BIRRR founder Kristy Sparrow said it was ironic that the only satellite internet users able to connect to the internet were people who hadn't migrated across to Sky Muster, touted as a greatly superior service for rural and remote people.
A failure of the National Broadband Network (NBN) Sky Muster satellite left about 65,000 consumers across regional and remote Australia without internet access for about two hours last night.
More than 58 years have passed since Sputnik 1 became the first artificial satellite to orbit Earth. Launched by the Soviet Union on October 4, 1957, Sputnik 1 consisted of a 23-inch-diameter metal sphere with four radio antennas - that's it.
There's no question that deforestation is a problem, as it affects everything from climate through to biodiversity. But gauging the severity of deforestation isn't ...
Kourou, French Guiana (ESA) Feb 27, 2017 - Sentinel-2B, Europe's next Copernicus satellite is being readied by engineers from Airbus for a 7 March 2017 ...
If you've got an application for a small satellite and a stomach for risk, the European Space Agency wants to hear from you. Next year, it's planning a multi-launch ...
MENLO PARK, Calif. - With $4 million in the bank and two radars tracking satellites and debris in low Earth orbit, silicon Valley startup LeoLabs is now open for business.
The combination of the two would consolidate two players in the satellite space, and allow Intelsat (i) to address its debt pile.
Jerusalem (Reuters) - Israel's Space Communications has begun operating a new communications satellite, Amos-7, it said on Monday, a major milestone after it lost two satellites in the past two years. Amos-7 will replace the aging Amos-2 and provide ...
Kacific Broadband satellites Pte Ltd (Kacific) has ordered its Kacific-1 satellite from The Boeing Company (Boeing) based on the 702 satellite platform. This condominium satellite will be shared with JCSAT-18, ordered by SKY Perfect JSAT corporation.
Illegal fishing damages economies and endangers ocean ecosystems. Despite decades of effort, as much as 20% of all fish caught is hauled from the water illegally.
DigitalGlobe, if you recall, is the American satellite-imaging company that itself bought one-time Motley Fool recommendation GeoEye a few years ago.
Soon, a tiny satellite will start beaming home live, high-resolution views of the moon for all the world to see, 24 hours a day, if all goes according to plan.
China will launch its most advanced communications satellite in April as it builds a large capacity network that will enable passengers on jetliners and high-speed trains to use the internet.
Minister for Regional Communications Fiona Nash has reminded rural and remote Australians still receiving internet through the old Interim satellite Service to contact their local Sky Muster provider or NBN Co to switch across to the new Sky Muster ...
Telkom's 3S satellite begins orbital journey An Ariane 5 VA235 launch vehicle lifts off, carrying the Telkom 3S satelite from Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, on Tuesday.
police said they were called about 4:24 p.m. to an apartment complex in the 600 block of Cottonwood Street, where a woman reported that a satellite installer had persuaded her to allow him to enter her apartment to check for equipment problems ...
He is best known for designing the first Chinese satellite to be successfully launched into space. In the 2004 book "China's Space Program: From Conception to Manned Spaceflight," Brian Harvey wrote that the launch, in April 1970, prompted Mao Zedong, ...
Earlier this week we told you about India's mission to deploy an absurd number of satellites from a single launch vehicle.
"We have hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of data from satellites that have been up in space for over 10 years," says Holloway, a professor of environmental studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Successfully placing a satellite in orbit is no small expense, often costing tens of millions of dollars. In addition to the cost of the satellite itself, there's the cost of the launch vehicle and the ground control system to bring all the elements ...
San Diego - About eight years ago, ViaSat Chief Executive Mark Dankberg bet the company he co-founded on satellite broadband, eventually spending $1 billion to transform a technology considered barely better than dial-up into a service that smoothly ...
Space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launching a record 104 satellites, including India's earth observation satellite on-board PSLV-C37/Cartosat2 Series from the spaceport of Sriharikota on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI).
Hilarious satellite weather forecast suggests a giant penis is heading for Australia. The phallic-like formation was spotted on a satellite image of Queensland by an eagle-eyed viewer who said 'crazy storm on the way'. Share; Comments. ByRichard Ashmore.
Brevard County, Fla. - satellite Beach police have released a composite sketch of a man whom a woman said raped her Sunday at Hightower Beach Park.
Rocket Lab, a private company aiming to become a leading launch provider for small satellites, delivered its first test rocket to the company's private launch ...
A massive, 1-mile-long (1.6 kilometers) chunk of ice has broken off Antarctica's fast-changing Pine Island Glacier, and NASA satellites captured the dramatic event as the icy surface cracked and ripped apart. The Pine Island Glacier is one of the ...
satellite image shows Oroville dam spillway before and after the break. Here are satellite images from before and after the Oroville Dam spillway break, from April 2015 (top) and Feb. 13, 2017 (below).
consumers still on NBN Co's interim satellite service are being urged to move over to the Sky Muster long-term satellite before they are disconnected on February 28. NBN Co has been working steadily to shift people off the interim service in the lead ...
The satellites, developed and managed by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, electronically recorded the size and frequency of particles in space and compared the performance of protected and unprotected solar cells - results that informed ...
satellite BEACH, Fla. - satellite Beach police were continuing the search Wednesday for a man they said beat and raped a woman in the parking lot of ...
Kennedy Space Center FL (SPX) Feb 14, 2017 The Tracking and Data Relay satellite (TDRS) project has begun final testing on a new satellite that will replenish NASA's Space Network. The spacecraft is scheduled to launch from NASA's Kennedy Space ...
Navigation systems are based on satellites that send out signals, including their location. The distance to four or more satellites makes it possible to determine someone's geographical position and time. But this process may go wrong when hackers send ...
engineers preparing the launch of Europe's new climate data satellite have made improvements to its solar panels.
A small satellite launcher built by Rocket Lab has reached its New Zealand launch site for a debut test run in a few months.
New Delhi - India's space agency launched a flock of 104 satellites into space over the course of 18 minutes on Wednesday, nearly tripling the previous record for single-day satellite launches and establishing India as a key player in a growing ...
The Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Co. Ltd. (TASE: BEZQ) board of directors yesterday approved another transaction with a party at interest between DBS satellite Services (1998) Ltd. (YES) and Spacecom satellite Communications Ltd. (TASE:SCC).
satellite images of the blaze were shared by MetService on Tuesday, showing the sheer amount of dark grey smoke pouring from the fires.
Sriharikota: Today at 9.30 am, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) marked its name in history by setting a new world record after launching 104 satellites into orbit in a single mission. The launch saw PSLV-C37 pushing a mindboggling 104 ...
While scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) bask in the glory of yet another stupendous feat of sending 104 satellites into space, celebrations and mutual congratulations also resounded at the ASACO factory on the city outskirts.
Commenting on the satellite's performance during its first pass, Fatma Lootah, Deputy Project manager of Nayif-1 at MBRSC, said: "Nayif-1 passed over the ground station at 9.30 am, and we were able to successfully receive the first signal from the ...
The rocket lifted off from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, at 4:39 p.m. ET with the Sky Brasil-1/Intelsat 32e and Telkom-3S telecommunications satellites. Sky Brasil-1/Intelsat-32e, built by Airbus Defence and Space in Toulouse, France ...
Warsaw, Poland - Polish company SatRevolution S.A. has unveiled plans to set up the country's first satellite production facility that is to make small spacecraft in cooperation with foreign space industry players.