Satellites News

Sentinel-6: sea-level observation and international co-operation

Ahead of the launch of the Sentinel-6, the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA discuss the satellite and future cooperation between the agencies.

NASA’s new satellite, Sentinel-6, will collect measurements of sea-level changes

The Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite is due to collect measurements of sea-level changes, allowing scientists to predict climate change.

High-definition images of the Carina Nebula reveal where stars are born

The Gemini South telescope in Chile has captured near-infrared images of the Carina Nebula with the same resolution that is expected of NASA’s Webb...

The first result from ESA’s CHEOPS mission

The results of CHEOPS, the first ESA mission dedicated to characterising known exoplanets, have been published in Astronomy & Astrophysics. CHEOPS was developed as part...

Space debris detected for the first time during the day

According to scientists at the University of Bern, Switzerland, space debris has been observed by scientists for the first time during the day. On 10...

e-shape: bridging Earth observation communities to change lives

Research Directors from the National Observatory of Athens describe how their Earth observation expertise poises them to contribute meaningfully to the pioneering e-shape project. The...

EDRS – the ‘SpaceDataHighway’ for Earth Observation data

EDRS Project Manager, Michael Witting, speaks to The Innovation Platform about how the SpaceDataHighway has evolved and what the future might hold. Dubbed the ‘SpaceDataHighway’,...

The next generation of advanced radar-based systems

Nordic Radar Solutions speaks to The Innovation Platform, about their commitment to producing the next-generation of advanced radar-based systems. Based...

Five new innovative micropropulsion systems for nanosatellites

The Innovation Platform speaks to Dr David Carroll, President of Champaign-Urbana Aerospace, about the latest innovations in micropropulsion systems for nanosatellites. Founded in 1998, Champaign-Urbana...

Engineers build new space test chamber in the UK

A 16m long space test chamber has been installed at the National Satellite Test Facility, UK. This equipment will allow the UK to prepare...

The importance of co-operation between EU Member-States

The Innovation Platform speaks to Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency, about his time at EDA, the importance of co-operation between EU Member-States. After...

ESAs plans for the future of space and defence

ESA Director-General Jan Wörner speaks to TIP about space debris and ESAs plans for removal, as well as about Space19+ and the contentious issue...

Satellites

In terms of space research, space agencies place satellites in orbit in order to collect information.

Continuously moving around the Earth, satellites studying the Earth provide information about clouds, land and ice. satellites are also used in earth observation.

Here you can find all the latest research and discovery using satellites.