When Iceye co-founders Rafal Modrzewski and Pekka Laurila began looking for promising markets for synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data, they focused exclusively on the Arctic.
WASHINGTON — Despite a widening loss in the first quarter, Virgin Orbit executives said they believe they have enough financial runway for their air launch business to gain altitude this year.
Warming seas and thinning polar ice caps promise to turn the Arctic into a hub of greater economic activity — and a new hotspot for military competition.
WASHINGTON — A NASA mission to return samples from one near Earth asteroid will get an extended mission to visit a second asteroid under a plan approved by the agency April 25.
TAMPA, Fla. — British satellite operator Inmarsat is preparing to use its telemetry relay network to support rocket launches this year for the first time, according to a company executive.
WASHINGTON – Northrop Grumman is anticipating a $2 billion contract from United Launch Alliance for solid rocket boosters, Northrop Grumman’s president and CEO Kathy Warden said April 28.
An in-orbit manufacturing startup that plans to launch its first demonstration mission this year believes that space factories could help humanity slash greenhouse gas emissions and thwart climate change.
HELSINKI — China plans to set up a constellation around the moon to provide communication and navigation services for future operations on the lunar surface.
Five billion years ago, two galaxies collided, mixing astronomical gas clouds that produced a radio-wavelength laser called a megamaser. That laser traveled for billions of parsecs, crossing intergalactic space as all of Earth’s history played out. And in April 2022, it was detected by the MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa.
SEOUL, South Korea — A pair of satellites from Malaysia and India are slated to launch in late June on the Ariane 5 rocket’s first flight of the year.
HELSINKI — A Long March 2C rocket sent a pair of optical remote sensing satellites into orbit early Friday 29 April 2022 to provide commercial remote sensing imagery.
WASHINGTON — The United Arab Emirates will fly an astronaut on a long-duration mission to the International Space Station through an agreement with Axiom Space.
The surface of Saturn’s moon Titan looks a bit like Earth and a new study finally explains why.
An unusual rock type spotted by two Mars rovers may indicate that the Martian landscape was shaped by extremely violent volcanic eruptions.