MEV-2 craft completes first-ever snatch of an active satellite

4 months ago — Quick Read

SpaceLogistics - a part of Engineering giant Northrop Grumman - has successfully piloted its' Mission Extension Vehicle-2 (MEV-2) to grab hold of an ageing Intelsat 10-02 (1 degree West) satellite....

Spacecraft brings aging satellite back to life

1 year ago — Long Read

In an (out of?) the world first a spacecraft has returned an ageing satellite back into service.

Satellites set to pinpoint the worst greenhouse gas producers

2 years ago — Long Read

The next gen of satellites is all set to pinpoint producers of greenhouse gases across the globe. At least a dozen companies and countries are now on track to launch...

QEPrize awarded to the creators of GPS

2 years ago — Long Read

This year the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering has gone to the team behind the Global Positioning System (GPS).

Engineers want to use a plasma beams to push space junk out of orbit

3 years ago — Quick Read

You might think litter is bad here on Earth but humanity junk extends well into space. It is estimated we have collectively produced 8,262 tons of space junk! A team...

The UK Space Agency Wants Your Ideas

4 years ago — Quick Read

Interested in a share of £50,000? SatelLife Challenge, spearheaded by the UK Space Agency, is looking for the innovative satellite ideas from the UK’s young engineers and scientists. The goal...