There are four planned rocket launches this week, two from SpaceX, one from Rocket Lab, and another from the Chinese National Space Administration. Rocket Lab's mission was delayed from last week.
There are three rocket launches expected this week. Rocket Lab is launching several satellites, Iran is re-attempting to launch its Pars 1 satellite, and SpaceX will try to land Starship SN10.
After igniting its upper stage eight minutes after liftoff, the Vega rocket lost nominal speed and went on a degraded trajectory, taking with it the Spanish and French payload onboard.
Microsoft has announced Azure Space to evolve Azure for the mission needs of the space community as it grows in innovation with far lower barriers of access for public & private-sector organizations.
Built by Spire, these four nanosatellites will track shipping movements. Two of them have a supercomputer to predict arrival times with ML algorithms, the other are meant to act as relays for comms.
Set for release in September 2020, Sony's upcoming LSIs support both L1 and L5 bands, and are set to boast the industry's lowest power consumption for dual-band positioning operation at only 9 mW.
Following a clean release and ignition of LauncherOne's engines, an anomaly in the early stages of flight caused Virgin Orbit to terminate the first end-to-end flight of its orbital payload.
OneWeb has announced that it's filing for bankruptcy. The firm was responsible for launching several internet-providing satellites but the economic situation caused by COVID-19 caused it to fail.
A paper has looked at the expected effect of internet satellites on telescope astronomy. It said the issue is manageable and that the first and last hours of the night will be impacted most.
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has revealed its Lunar Pathfinder mission which will give lunar missions affordable communications satellite. NASA is one expected user of the Lunar Pathfinder.
As per a report by Bloomberg, the Cupertino giant has hired a top-secret team of venerable professionals from satellite and aerospace industries to potentially beam data directly to devices.
The satellite-based internet project was first revealed in May by a filing with the Federal Communications Commission. Set for launch in early 2019, Athena is meant to deliver internet from orbit.
SpaceX has received the Federal Communications Commission's approval for its plan to provide a high-bandwidth low-latency internet solution to consumers using a network of over 4,000 satellites.
It is a subject that CEO Elon Musk has broached before, but an August trademark filing shows that a planned constellation of satellites focused on broadband service may be getting closer to reality.
China's BeiDou satellite network now works with a new chip that enables the system to pin a device's location accurately to one or two metres, putting it on par with the EU's Galileo satellite system.
Two US companies are working on a new satellite tracking technology which will allow an airliner to be tracked from nearly anywhere in the world, bypassing the limitations of current tracking systems.
India is working to introduce legislation that would ban map or satellite data of the country unless they are approved by the government. Incorrect map information will also be prohibited.
Toshiba new notebooks designed for Windows 10 include affordable laptops and massive beasts with 17.3-inch screens and 4K resolution - and each one has a dedicated keyboard button to access Cortana.
Facebook is supposedly partnering with Avanti, a British satellite operator, and together they plan to bring free, or at least very affordable, widespread internet access to large swathes of Africa.
Toshiba has unveiled the Satellite Radius 11, a low-cost notebook-style PC with a touchscreen that folds over 360-degrees for 'tablet-style' usage, along with up to 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD and full HDMI.
Google has announced that it will be buying Skybox Imaging for $500 million and will use the IP to improve its maps and eventually to deliver Internet to remote parts of the world.
Google is reportedly spending $1bn to bring internet access to unconnected areas of the Earth via satellites. The project will use high capacity low-orbiting satellites to bring internet worldwide.
Microsoft has added new images to its Bing Maps service, including a lot of updated satellite-based images and new "top of the world" imagery which also has bathymetry data.
Another Windows 8 laptop has been announced before the show has even kicked off, and this time it's the $800 Toshiba Satellite U845t budget Ultrabook packing decent specs for the price
The Bing team has brought a huge amount of new satellite and Global Ortho aerial images to Bing Maps, covering 15 million square kilometers and comprising of 121 terabytes of new imagery
A South Korean man prepares to launch a home-made satellite, which he says is the first of its kind to ever be funded by a single individual. When it launches, you'll even be able to contact it.
Engineers at a UK company are developing a new docking system for satellites using Microsoft's Kinect. The system will first be tested in twin satellites the company will launch.
Toshiba has rolled out a new addition to its Satellite family, the P755D-S5266. This AMD powered beast is big on size and stickers. Did Toshiba price it right or did they miss the mark?
Since day one it has been a bumpy ride for Galileo, Europe's satellite navigation system. Wikileaks Cables caused Senior managers to be removed, the United States objected owing to fears of troops being attacked and...
A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has come out recently that reveals a scary, yet real, truth about our aging GPS system satellites. The ones that orbit our planet and provide...
Neowin reported that two satellites had smashed into each other in space and the results are now coming into the light. The space telescope Hubble may be in trouble because of the debris left...
A free-to-view satellite television and radio service from the BBC and ITV is being launched across the UK. Freesat is available to 98% of homes with a satellite dish, including those who are currently...
Right after XM Satellite Radio’s first resolution with Universal Music Group, XM and Warner Music Group have resolved the lawsuit brought by WMG against the radio company over its Pioneer Inno, a portable satellite radio...
Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, and XM Satellite Radio, the nation's leading satellite radio company, have resolved the lawsuit brought by UMG against XM over its Pioneer Inno, a portable satellite receiver...
DigitalGlobe, provider of imagery for Google Incorporated's interactive mapping program Google Earth, plans to launch a new high-resolution satellite, dubbed WorldView I, on Tuesday. Together with the company's existing Quickbird satellite, it will offer half-meter...
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...
The Federal Communications Commission has issued a notice asking for members of the public to voice their opinions on whether Sirius and XM, USA's two satellite radio broadcasters, should be allowed to merge. The combined...
Hackers allegedly hijacked satellite TV signals in southern China to broadcast anti-government messages, news reports said Thursday. Viewers complained that their TV screens went blank for nearly two hours or showed anti-government messages for 30...
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...
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...