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Watch ESA’s EarthCARE Satellite Spread Its 11-Foot Solar Wing
Watch ESA’s EarthCARE Satellite Spread Its 11-Foot Solar Wing

21 Jul 2022, 20:11 UTC / ESA's EarthCARE satellite successfully stretched its 11-foot solar wing. Several vibration and thermal-vacuum tests are expected to follow before its launch

 
1971 Plymouth Satellite Sebring Parked for 40 Years Outside Looks Like It Lost Hope
1971 Plymouth Satellite Sebring Parked for 40 Years Outside Looks Like It Lost Hope

11 Jul 2022, 21:58 UTC / This rough Plymouth comes in a painful condition that makes a full restoration nearly impossible; bad news under the hood as well

 
Microwave-Sized Probe Continues Trip to the Moon After Briefly Losing Contact With NASA
Microwave-Sized Probe Continues Trip to the Moon After Briefly Losing Contact With NASA

7 Jul 2022, 18:19 UTC / After its deployment of July 4th, NASA's CAPSTONE satellite suddenly went silent. However, the team managed to quickly re-establish contact with the probe

 
These Guys Are Planning the Ultimate Fuel Station Network. In Space
These Guys Are Planning the Ultimate Fuel Station Network. In Space

2 Jul 2022, 03:58 UTC / Quantum Space was created back in 2021 to create a lunar network of satellites meant to support future human activities in space

 
A Couple Is Building Canada’s First Rocket Engine, Will Start Launching Satellites Soon
A Couple Is Building Canada’s First Rocket Engine, Will Start Launching Satellites Soon

23 Jun 2022, 03:34 UTC / This bold couple started out building a propulsion system in their garage and are now the owners of a successful startup backed by the Canadian Space Agency

 
NASA's TROPICS Satelite Launch Ends in Disaster, Whole Mission Might Be in Doubt
NASA's TROPICS Satelite Launch Ends in Disaster, Whole Mission Might Be in Doubt

13 Jun 2022, 18:06 UTC / Using new advancements in microwave radiometer technology, scientists hoped to gain insight into how the effects of climate change influenced tropical storms

 
UK and the U.S. Join Forces for the CIRCE Mission Aboard Britain’s First Satellite Launch
UK and the U.S. Join Forces for the CIRCE Mission Aboard Britain’s First Satellite Launch

9 Jun 2022, 05:12 UTC / An innovative space weather instrumentation suite developed by UK and the U.S. will be launched within this upcoming historic event

 
UK Gears up for a Historic Launch This Summer, the First of Its Kind from Western Europe
UK Gears up for a Historic Launch This Summer, the First of Its Kind from Western Europe

11 May 2022, 05:33 UTC / Virgin Orbit's Launcher One will be used to launch UK-made satellites from British territory for the first time in history

 
This 1972 Plymouth Road Runner Hides a Huge Secret Anyone Could Easily Miss
This 1972 Plymouth Road Runner Hides a Huge Secret Anyone Could Easily Miss

10 May 2022, 21:00 UTC / An otherwise beautiful 1972 Road Runner is actually a tribute, as the car started as a Plymouth Satellite before undergoing a heavy transformation

 
This Six-Year-Old Designed the Logo for UK’s Historic Satellite Launch
This Six-Year-Old Designed the Logo for UK’s Historic Satellite Launch

13 Apr 2022, 06:15 UTC / Britain will write history later this year with the first-ever satellite launch from its soil, and the rocket will be displaying a unique logo design

 
The First NASA Payload Launch From This Mind-Boggling Slingshot to Take Place This Year
The First NASA Payload Launch From This Mind-Boggling Slingshot to Take Place This Year

8 Apr 2022, 04:26 UTC / The first NASA payload test launch from the SpinLaunch groundbreaking Launch System will demonstrate the potential of this unique concept

 
Large Chunk of 3,236 Amazon Project Kuiper Satellites Going to Space on 83 Rockets
Large Chunk of 3,236 Amazon Project Kuiper Satellites Going to Space on 83 Rockets

6 Apr 2022, 07:31 UTC / Amazon announces a massive plan to put a large chunk of its Kuiper broadband satellites in orbit in the coming years, total to be 3,236

 
Starlink Terminals May Pose a Risk to Their Users in Ukraine, Experts Warn
Starlink Terminals May Pose a Risk to Their Users in Ukraine, Experts Warn

29 Mar 2022, 14:14 UTC / The users of Starlink Terminals that were generously offered by Elon Musk should tread carefully with the antennae, experts warn. They may be traced

 
Elon Musk Refuses to Block Russian Propaganda on Starlink Because of Free Speech
Elon Musk Refuses to Block Russian Propaganda on Starlink Because of Free Speech

5 Mar 2022, 09:00 UTC / “All news sources are partially propaganda,” Musk explains while still voicing his support for Ukraine and the people of Russia

 
NOAA's New, Sophisticated Weather Satellite Was Successfully Launched
NOAA's New, Sophisticated Weather Satellite Was Successfully Launched

2 Mar 2022, 12:04 UTC / NOAA's new weather satellite, GOES-T, was successfully launched from Florida. It uses sophisticated technology and was developed to monitor climate phenomena

 
SpinLaunch Is a Big Slingshot Shooting Stuff Into Space, an Idea So Simple It’s Genius
SpinLaunch Is a Big Slingshot Shooting Stuff Into Space, an Idea So Simple It’s Genius

20 Feb 2022, 06:46 UTC / SpinLaunch is working on the "world's first kinetic space launch system" that will spin satellites fast enough to be launched into orbit

 
USAF Backs a Groundbreaking Satellite Project, Proving the Impact of Weather Security
USAF Backs a Groundbreaking Satellite Project, Proving the Impact of Weather Security

9 Feb 2022, 07:05 UTC / It might not seem so, but weather can have a major impact on military operations, and these innovative radar satellites have a strategic importance for USAF

 
Astra's First Launch for NASA Gets Delayed, Again
Astra's First Launch for NASA Gets Delayed, Again

7 Feb 2022, 21:12 UTC / Startup Astra delayed the launch of its first operational satellite payload for NASA. This is the second time the company decided to scrub off the launch

 
U.S. Spy Satellites Successfully Launched for the First Time This Year by SpaceX
U.S. Spy Satellites Successfully Launched for the First Time This Year by SpaceX

4 Feb 2022, 06:23 UTC / SpaceX has thousands of satellites to deploy this year, but this recent launch was a particularly important one for the nation's space security

 
Watch a Virgin Orbit Satellite Launch From a RAF Pilot’s Amazing Perspective
Watch a Virgin Orbit Satellite Launch From a RAF Pilot’s Amazing Perspective

2 Feb 2022, 07:12 UTC / A Royal Air Force Flight Lieutenant shares his awe-inspiring experiences as part of the flight crew that launched the latest satellites form Cosmic Girl