Australia's small satellite revolution

A little piece of technology is making a big splash in Australia's space industry. So what on (and off) Earth is a CubeSat?

Going up! Japan to test mini 'space elevator'

A Japanese team working to develop a "space elevator" will conduct a first trial this month, blasting off a miniature version on satellites to test the technology.

US military looks for new life for dead satellites

It's like doing robotic surgery in zero gravity: Imagine scavenging defunct communication satellites for their valuable parts and recycling them to build new ones for cheap.