#Satellites

A recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Space junk: a recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050 There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits...

Engineering Podcasts – To the moon and beyond

2 months ago — Long Read

Marking 50 years since the first moon landing, To the moon and beyond is a five-part podcast series from The Conversation. Through interviews with academic experts around the world –...

5 More Moon-landing innovations that changed life on Earth

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Today is the 50th anniversary of the start of the Moon Landing missions. Apollo 11 was launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida,...

SpaceX successfully deploys 60 Starlink satellites

4 months ago — Quick Read

The SpaceX has successfully kicked off the roll-out of its orbiting broadband system with the launch of 60 satellites.

Satellites set to pinpoint the worst greenhouse gas producers

5 months 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...

The UK Space Agency Wants Your Ideas

2 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...