News tagged with satellite technology

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.

dateOct 17, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Cell phone mania forces scramble for more airwaves

(AP) -- Wireless devices such as Apple's iPhone are transforming the way we go online, making it possible to look up driving directions, find the nearest coffee shop and update Facebook on the go. All this has a price - ...

dateDec 27, 2009 in Telecom
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Counting penguins from space

A new study using satellite mapping technology reveals there are twice as many emperor penguins in Antarctica than was previously thought. The results provide an important benchmark for monitoring the impact of environmental ...

dateApr 13, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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