Latest satellites publications

Elon Musk offers sneak peak of SpaceX’s internet satellites

The entrepreneur is planning to offer internet to areas of the world with poor coverage SpaceX satellites designed to beam internet coverage from space to under-served areas of the world have been revealed by Elon Musk ahead of their anticipated launch later this week. The entrepreneur showed off 60 “flat-packed” satellites loaded on a Falcon… Read More

Brexit could deny UK access to EU-wide GPS project Galileo

The UK’s pending departure from the European Union could mean that the country loses access to the EU’s global positioning system (GPS) system, Galileo – which it helped to design and implement. Following a 15-year collaborative project between the EU and the European Space Agency (ESA), the new satellite navigation system went live at the… Read More

16 years of GPS space weather data made publicly available

Over 16 years of GPS space weather data has been released to the public for the first time, in a bid to help boost understanding around radiation threats to Earth’s satellites, communications networks, and aircraft. The ‘unprecedented’ collection of data, released by the Los Alamos National Laboratory, comes from space weather sensors onboard Global Positioning… Read More

Equinix data centres to introduce space laser connectivity

Equinix is to house a new laser network system within its global data centre facilities in partnership with space optics firm Laser Light, to beam IP bandwidth via satellites tens of thousands of miles above the Earth’s surface. According to a press release, the first Point of Presence (PoP) will be introduced at the Equinix… Read More

UK Space fund to help develop satellite technologies and data

The UK Space Agency has announced a new £2 million fund to support the domestic development of space and satellite technologies, and to open an online platform for the sharing of observation data. The initiative, announced in today’s release, hopes to advance the UK’s position as a leader in the Earth observation sector, and inform research around… Read More