ESA microwave engineers took apart an entire Galileo satellite to reassemble its navigation payload on a laboratory test bench to run it as though it were in orbit – available to investigate the lifetime performance of ...
The spacecraft element of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope recently completed its first two major launch environmental tests at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in Redondo Beach, California, and will soon undergo further ...
A rocket carrying a classified U.S. satellite has blasted off from California.
A SpaceX rocket worked fine in its weekend launch of a secretive government satellite, named Zuma, the company said Tuesday after reports the payload did not make it into orbit.
SpaceX on Sunday blasted off a secretive US government payload known as Zuma, a mission whose nature—and the agency behind it—remains a mystery.
Researchers have improved the control of a key robotic component to better ensure the safety of humans. They have published their results in IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica (JAS), a joint publication of the IEEE and ...
Iridium Communications says its 10 new satellites launched from California during the weekend are functioning normally.
The payload module of MetOp-C, Europe's latest weather satellite, is in place at ESA's technical centre in the Netherlands for rigorous testing in space-like conditions.
Physics students from the University of Leicester have captured breathtaking images of the Earth's stratosphere using a high altitude weather balloon.
An Ariane 5 lifted off this evening to deliver two telecom satellites, Star One-D1 and JCSat-15, into their planned orbits.