The scientists who stare at goats
Satellite technology is being used to track a herd of wild goats in an effort to understand where they roam and help protect our farmland and conservation areas. Using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) loggers, experts from ...
NASA to test new atomic clock
When people think of space technologies, many think of solar panels, propulsion systems and guidance systems. One important piece of technology in spaceflight is an accurate timing device.
Scientists hail Africa's steps into space
More African countries are launching satellites and taking advantage of space technology, the world's top scientists heard Monday at a meeting marking the 50th anniversary of human space flight.
Recent trends show recession's effect on US advanced technology exports
U.S. exports of advanced technology products (ATP) fared better than other non-advanced technology exports during the recent U.S. recession, says a new report from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Nigeria launches 2 new satellites into orbit
(AP) -- Nigeria launched two observation satellites into orbit Wednesday, and authorities said they hoped to use the equipment to monitor weather in a region seasonally ravaged by disasters.
China launches navigation satellite: Xinhua
China launched its ninth navigation satellite on Wednesday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing sources at the launch centre.
Nepal will measure exact height of Mount Everest
Nepal has ordered a new measurement of Mount Everest to determine exactly how high the world's highest mountain is.
NTU undergraduates build nano and pico satellites
They weigh just 3.5 kg and 1.5 kg but they will punch above their weight when NTU's latest two satellites are launched into space in 2013.
Movements of thousands of loggerhead turtles 'predictable'
Satellite tracking technology has revealed in detail for the very first time the annual movements of thousands of loggerhead turtles that live off the east coast of the US.
X-SAT beams images back to Singapore
Singapore's first locally-built micro-satellite in space, X-SAT, has started to transmit images back to Singapore.
Researchers use GPS data to model effects of tidal loads on Earth's surface
(PhysOrg.com) -- For many people, Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite technology is little more than a high-tech version of a traditional paper map. Used in automobile navigation systems and smart phones, ...
A new system for locating and capturing satellites in space
Spanish scientists at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid have developed a new system for docking and capturing space satellites based on robotics and computer vision technology to autonomously guide a space ...
Hylas gets green light for spaceport trip
(PhysOrg.com) -- Following extensive testing in India, the Hylas-1 telecommunication satellite has been given the go-ahead for shipping to Europe?s Spaceport in French Guiana for its November flight.