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Golden Globes

NASA team demonstrates 'science on a shoestring' with greenhouse gas-measuring instrument

A novel instrument that has already proven its mettle on field campaigns will attempt to measure atmospheric greenhouse gases from an …

CubeSat

Meet MarCO

Growing up, NASA-JPL engineer Farah Alibay didn't have a role model who was an engineer and a woman of color. Now, she hopes she can play that role …

InSight Lander

NOAA's Suomi NPP Satellite Finds a Weaker Tropical Storm Leepi

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite caught up with Typhoon Leepi in the open waters of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and captured a visible image that …

Weather

Design and Development of CubeSat Solar Array Deployment Mechanisms Using Shape Memory Alloys

Design and Development of CubeSat Solar Array Deployment Mechanisms Using Shape Memory Alloys<p>NTRS Full-Text:<p>Click to View [PDF Size: 987 KB]<p>Author …

Research Center

India to Launch GSAT-32 in October 2019 to Replace GSAT-6A

ISRO will launch GSAT-32 satellite in October 2019 to replace GSAT-6A which stopped communicating a few days after its launch on March 29.<p>Indian …

India News

Heavens to shine with new ‘star’ as first space sculpture prepares for launch

Look up into the night sky towards the end of October and you may catch sight of a brand new ‘star’ twinkling in the cosmos.<p>The tiny speck of light is not the offspring of a seething nebula, but the world’s first space sculpture, which will orbit the Earth for three weeks this autumn.<p>The length of …

Science

New Thruster Aims to Help Microsats Bust Out of the Kiddy Pool

LOGAN, Utah — Stellar Exploration, a space technology company based in San Luis Obispo, California, is in the midst of qualification testing of a …

Space Exploration

First Filipino cube satellite launched into orbit

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 11) —</b> The first Filipino-made cube satellite (CubeSat) has been launched into orbit Friday afternoon.<p>Maya-1 was …

Magnetism

West Star Aviation Adds Scottsdale, AZ (KSDL) To List Of Satellite Operations

Secures Hangar Space For AOG Mobile Services West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that the company has secured 3,700 sq. ft. of hangar space for …

Aviation

Alta Devices Powers Successful CubeSat Mission

Modular, Lightweight And Highly Efficient Solar Cells Enabled Rapid Development And Deployment Of FastBus Small Satellite Platform A successful …

Solar Panels

Laser “license plate” could improve identification of cubesats

LOGAN, Utah — A technology using a tiny laser tracker could help resolve one of the major challenges involved with the launching of cubesats: …

CubeSat

“No encryption, no fly” rule proposed for smallsats

LOGAN, Utah — Small satellites that have propulsion systems, but don’t have encrypted commanding systems, pose a small but real threat of being …

Encryption

Warning over satellite security bugs

<b>Satellite systems used on aircraft, ships and by the military contain bugs that could let hackers take control of them, a security researcher has warned.</b><p>The worst bugs could let attackers overcharge satellite antenna to damage the equipment or harm operators.<p>And others could be used to betray the …

Communication Systems

Germany’s OHB to bring ESA’s Hera asteroid mission to next level

AIM and CubeSats watch impact<p>10 August 2018<p>ESA’s proposed Hera mission, humankind’s first visit to a binary asteroid system, is set to undergo …

Space Exploration

Eutelsat sells shared satellite to Es’hailSat

WASHINGTON — French fleet operator Eutelsat sold a jointly-owned satellite to partner Es’hailSat of Qatar, growing Es’hailSat’s in-orbit capacity as …

Space Exploration

The Microlaunch Space Race Has Begun

In the vastness of space, unfathomable size is generally the norm. But when Jordi Puig-Suari, an aerospace engineering professor, began looking at …

Stanford University

Five Russian satellites to be deployed during ISS spacewalk

SiriusSat-1 (RS13S) and SiriusSat-2 (RS14S) CubeSats<p>Five Russian satellites are expected be deployed from the International Space Station on …

Space Exploration

New Launch Unit Standards Announced for SmallSats

LOGAN, Utah (Aerospace Corporation PR) – The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace) announced details of a new small satellite (smallsat) standard called …

Space Exploration

Catalog Page for PIA22323

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>The first image captured by one of NASA's Mars Cube One (MarCO) CubeSats. The image, which shows both the …

CubeSat

Satellite measurements of the Earth's magnetosphere promise better space weather forecasts

A Japan-based research team led by Kanazawa University equipped the Arase satellite with sensors to study the convoluted interactions between …

Magnetism

Data products

The Aeolus satellite downlinks its scientific data to the ground station in Svalbard, Norway. The data are then sent to Tromso for processing to …

Meteorology

Smallsat developers focus on improving reliability

LOGAN, Utah — As cubesats and other smallsats transition from technology demonstration and student projects to operational missions supporting a …

Space Exploration

IoT startup Hiber forms ground station partnership with KSAT

LOGAN, Utah — Hiber, a Dutch startup developing an Internet of Things communications service for machine-to-machine applications, and Kongsberg …

Customers

Open Cosmos partners with Addvalue to offer cubesat customers real-time comms

LOGAN, Utah — Open Cosmos, a British startup that builds and operates cubesats for customers, announced an agreement Aug. 8 with Singapore-based …

Customers

Graphene enters the stratosphere

The Centre for Advanced Two-Dimensional Materials (CA2DM) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has teamed up with US-based aerospace company …

Nanotech

This Is What California’s Largest Wildfire Looks Like From Space

Photos released by satellite imaging company DigitalGlobe give a birds-eye view.<p>Photos released by satellite imaging company DigitalGlobe on Wednesday give a birds-eye view of the deadly wildfires currently burning in California.<p>The images show the area of the Mendocino Complex Fire, which is …

European Space Agency

CubeSats Venture Into Deep Space

When NASA's InSight lander began its journey to Mars on May 5th, two tiny satellites tagged along for the ride — CubeSats called MarCO-A and MarCO-B. …

Space Exploration

NASA’s Laser Communications Small Satellite Mission Demonstrates Technology First

OCSD satellite (Credit: NASA)MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. (NASA PR) — For the first time, a free-flying CubeSat has successfully completed space-to-ground …

Space Exploration

Merah Putih satellite blasts into orbit

<b>PREMIUM</b> It was a tense eight minutes for everyone involved.<p>For those working at PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom), launching a satellite from Cape …

Indonesia