News tagged with communication satellite

NASA to upgrade vital communications link

Technicians and engineers are completing final system checks and spacecraft inspections on the first of NASA's third-generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS). Boeing Space Systems will ship TDRS-K from its satellite ...

dateOct 06, 2012 in Space Exploration
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NASA sees sun unleash a wide, but benign, CME

The sun erupted with a wide, Earth-directed coronal mass ejection (CME) on Sept. 27, 2012 at 10:25 p.m. EDT. CMEs are a phenomenon that can send billions of tons of solar particles into space that can reach Earth one to three ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Africa eyes joint space agency

African nations would work together in peaceful research under a proposal for a space agency being considered Wednesday at a meeting in Sudan of the continent's communications and IT ministers.

dateSep 04, 2012 in Space Exploration
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