Facebook wants to beam the Internet from the sky
Facebook revealed Thursday it has a lab working on using drones, satellites and solar-powered planes to provide web access around the world.
Killer whales migrate, study finds, but why?
Some killer whales, a study published Wednesday shows for the first time, wander nearly 10,000 kilometres (6,200 miles) from Antarctica's Southern Ocean into tropical waters -- but not to feed or breed.
Launch of EU's Galileo system set for Friday
The launch of the first two satellites for the European Union's Galileo navigation system was postponed until Friday - adding at least one more day to years of waiting for a program promoted as the main rival ...
Google Maps taking armchair explorers to the Amazon
Two women washed clothes in the dark water of the Rio Negro as a boat glided past with a camera-laden Google tricycle strapped to the roof, destined to give the world a window into the Amazon rain forest.
Friday is final curtain for analog TV signals
(AP) -- The last major TV stations that are still broadcasting in analog will turn those signals off Friday and go all digital. And this time, they really mean it.
Sirius XM Radio planning to stream to iPhone, iPod
(AP) -- Financially struggling Sirius XM Radio Inc. is planning to stream its subscription radio service to the iPhone and iPod Touch devices from Apple Inc. beginning this spring.
Second Copernicus environmental satellite safely in orbit
The ESA-developed Sentinel satellite – Sentinel-2A – was launched today, adding a high-resolution optical imaging capability to the European Union Copernicus environmental monitoring system.
NASA sees Tropical Depression Bill tracking through US
Tropical Depression Bill continues to be a soaker as it travels in an east-northeasterly direction from Arkansas toward the Ohio Valley. NASA's Aqua satellite and NOAA's GOES-East satellites provided a look ...
Boeing to build third all-electric satellite for ABS
Boeing has been tapped by ABS, a commercial satellite provider, to build ABS-8, the third all-electric propulsion satellite for the company, based on the small platform 702SP. "The decision by ABS to order ...
Study outlines 20-year process to create meteorological partnership between US and Cuba
Few professions in the world benefit from the sharing of information as much as meteorology. Nearly all countries around the world realize the value of sharing meteorological data across their borders. This information collaboration ...
Apple TV 'skinny' package likely to accelerate cord cutting
Apple's ambition to be a dominant player in television is expected to accelerate the unraveling of the pay-TV bundle.
Calling on satellites in alpine rescues
Emergency services rescued 1780 people in the Austrian Alps last year. They can now count on satellites to access maps, send messages, give warnings and stay in contact.
Satellite eyes New England winter storm breaking records
Another large snowstorm affecting New England was dropping more snow on the region and breaking records on February 9, as NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured an image of the clouds associated with the storm ...
NASA and NOAA's nighttime and daytime views of the blizzard of 2015
NASA and NOAA have provided night-time and daytime views of the Blizzard of 2015 from the Suomi NPP and the GOES-East satellites.