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US agencies boost satellite use

The US is giving its domestic agencies greater access to images from spy satellites, in a move strongly criticised by civil rights groups. The images will be used to boost national security, disaster response and... More...

Satellite circuit for Google TV ads

After months of speculation, Google has officially jumped into the television business. The Web giant announced on Monday that it is partnering with EchoStar Communications to sell commercials over the Dish satellite broadcaster's 125 national... More...

China to Launch Television Satellite

According to Xinhua News Agency, Du Baichuan (deputy director of the technology section of China's TV regulator, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television) has announced that China will make a second attempt at... More...

U.S. launches satellite repair robots

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) along with the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the same branch of the U.S. military that created the internet, has launched a pair of prototype robots into... More...

European Space Agency to test Satellite Radio

Conventional satellite radio, such as services offered by XM and Sirius, uses new satellites and networks of ground-based transmitters. This new European system, which has been in development for three years, uses existing communications satellites... More...

FCC Says No to Satellite Radio Merger

If you've been following the news over the last few months, you've probably noticed a few articles analyzing, speculating or simply spreading rumours regarding a merger between Sirius and XM Radio. Leave all the non-facts... More...

NASA's Self-Taught Satellite

The Indonesian volcano Talang on the island of Sumatra had been dormant for centuries when, in April 2005, it suddenly rumbled to life. A plume of smoke rose 1000 meters high and nearby villages were... More...

Samsung Launches New Satellite DMB Phone

Samsung Electronics announced the launch of its latest satellite DMB phone (model number: SCH-B200/SPH-B2000) with a unique "slide and rotate" form factor. The phone's unique design allows users to first slide, and then rotate the... More...

Google Adds Keyhole Satellite Support

Just when you thought they were out of ingenious ideas, Google has just enabled Keyhole Satellite support for its popular 'Maps' and 'Local' services. The system allows you to zoom in on almost any spot... More...

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