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December 12, 2018

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December 12, 2018

May 14, 2018 — For the first time a frequency reference based on molecular iodine was successfully demonstrated in space! What sounds a bit like science fiction is an important step towards laser interferometric ... read more

Aug. 9, 2017 — An experimental small satellite has successfully collected and delivered data on a key measurement for predicting changes in Earth's ... read more

Aug. 7, 2017 — A new type of micropropulsion system for miniature satellites called CubeSats uses an innovative design of tiny nozzles that release precise bursts of water vapor to maneuver the ... read more

Aug. 2, 2017 — Uncontrollable flying objects in the Earth‘s orbit are an enormous risk for active satellites and for spacecraft in general. Since April 2012, the European environmental satellite ENVISAT has also ... read more

July 31, 2017 — The photograph was taken with the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland developed hyperspectral camera's secondary ... read more

World's First Demonstration of Space Quantum Communication Using a Microsatellite

July 10, 2017 — The world's smallest and lightest quantum-communication transmitter has now been developed, report researchers who have succeeded in the demonstration of the first quantum- communication ... read more

Can Satellites Be Used as an Early Warning System for Landslides?

July 5, 2017 — Researchers have been tracking the massive landslide which struck Xinmo Village, Maoxian County, Sichuan Province in ... read more

June 15, 2017 — Scientists report the successful transmission of entangled photons between suborbital space and ... read more

June 15, 2017 — Researchers demonstrate ground-based measurements of quantum states sent by a laser aboard a satellite 38,000 kilometers above ... read more

Mar. 30, 2017 — New research rules out a challenge to the accepted standard model of the universe and theory of how galaxies form by shedding new light on a problematic ... read more

Mar. 13, 2017 — Researchers have gained new insights into the mechanisms of the Northern Lights, providing an opportunity to develop better satellite technology that can negate outages caused by this natural ... read more

Mar. 6, 2017 — Astronomers have performed an extensive study of the properties of galaxies within filaments formed at different times during the age of the ... read more

Mar. 6, 2017 — Detecting and predicting lightning just got a lot easier. The first images from a new instrument onboard NOAA's GOES-16 satellite are giving NOAA National Weather Service forecasters richer ... read more

Mar. 1, 2017 — The first images from the Solar Ultraviolet Imager or SUVI instrument aboard NOAA's GOES-16 satellite have been successful, capturing a large coronal hole on Jan. 29, ... read more

Feb. 13, 2017 — The new Space Environment In-Situ Suite (SEISS) instrument onboard NOAA's GOES-16 is working and successfully sending data back to ... read more

Jan. 30, 2017 — Today, more than 16 years of space-weather data is publicly available for the first time in history. The data comes from space-weather ... read more

Dec. 14, 2016 — A team has found the mechanism behind the sudden onset of a 'natural thermostat' in Earth's upper atmosphere that dramatically cools the air after it has been heated by violent solar ... read more

Nov. 21, 2016 — Astronomers have found an extremely faint dwarf satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. The satellite, named Virgo I, lies in the direction of the constellation Virgo. At the absolute magnitude of -0.8 in ... read more

Nov. 17, 2016 — For the first time, an optical clock has traveled to space, surviving harsh rocket launch conditions and successfully operating under the microgravity that would be experienced on a satellite. This ... read more

NASA's MMS Breaks Guinness World Record

Nov. 4, 2016 — NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, or MMS, is breaking records. MMS now holds the Guinness World Record for highest altitude fix of a GPS signal. Operating in a highly elliptical orbit ... read more

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