Cloud-free images from the latest US polar orbiting meteorological satellite are assembled into a stunning night-time view of Planet Earth.
There are lots of explanations for the gigantic structures built in China's desert. But the most mysterious thing is invisible: according to a former CIA analyst, there's someone(outside of the government) who has ordered tons of satellite photos of this area since 2004.
Imagine what your life would be like without GPS. It'd be like the dark ages, with everybody wandering around, eternally lost. Now, imagine what your life would be like with even better GPS. It's called GPS III, and the first of 12 new satellites will launch in 2014.
Nearly half a billion dollars shot to hell. The satellite which would have gathered atmospheric data to clarify the current climate change debate is at the bottom of the sea. I blame BP.
Wayward Galaxy 15's battery runs down, resulting in reset resurrection
Two Chinese satellites seem to have had a close encounter – and may have even touched – 600 kilometres above Earth, a new analysis shows.
The mobile satellite services provider Iridium has ordered 81 spacecraft to upgrade its global network.
unique view of the shuttle docking to the ISS against the sun's surface
Don't be alarmed. High above your heads, a zombie satellite is on the loose. OK, actually, it won't really be a bother to us earthlings. Or at least to most of us. (More on that later.) But the rogue communications satellite is wreaking havoc in Earth's orbit and does threaten to interfere with signals coming from other satellites. Here's the backstory...
cyberdyne and skynet collectively nutted.
Satellite technology detects giant mounds over 155 miles, pointing to sophisticated pre-Columbian culture
Europe's latest Earth observation satellite has returned its first data.
ESA is launching a "sexy" satellite from russia to measure gravity changes over the planet.
very long article for the bbc but a good read.
(< an ugly satellite)
Google has taken the war over exclusive web content into space. Not directly, of course—the satellite that was recently launched into space on a rocket bearing the Google logo was the result of a joint venture between a commercial satellite imaging provider and the department of defense. In return for undisclosed terms, Google got two considerations: its logo on the side of the launch vehicle, and exclusive use of the mapping images that the satellite produces.