Satellites News

2023: The year of growth for the UK space sector

Discover how the UK space sector needs to overcome the potential dangers posed by space debris to satellite launches in the future.

Successful space launch will significantly improve maritime communications

A microsatellite that will improve maritime communications launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikotta, India, on Saturday.

Climate tech boosted by $7.5bn investments in space tech

Oliver Warren, Investment Banking Associate at DAI Magister, says falling costs of space tech deployment will positively impact climate tech.

Looking to the stratosphere can help solve our 5G connectivity conundrum

Greater 5G connectivity is vital to economic growth in the 21st Century, as half of the world's population is still without internet access.

The satellite connectivity revolution: The race for global coverage in a new mobile phone industry

The race for technology dominance in mobile phones will see them communicate with satellites, improving satellite connectivity everywhere.

Life-size rocket goes on display ahead of UK’s first-ever satellite launch

Ahead of the first-ever satellite launch from UK soil, the UK Space Agency have displayed a life-size replica of the first rocket to launch.

A look at historic breakthroughs in flood mapping from space

Dr Guy Schumann, the Founder and CEO of RSS-Hydro, details the fascinating technological evolution of flood mapping from space. The Landsat series of satellites is...

Using software technologies to enable spacecraft trajectory optimisation

Dr Ryne Beeson, Senior Scientist at CU Aerospace, shares new and enabling capabilities optimising the design of spacecraft trajectories...

Groundbreaking advances in Earth Observation technology

Margherita Bruscolini, Geospatial Scientist and Drone Pilot at RSS-Hydro, discusses advances in Earth observation technology and introduces WASDI – an interoperable platform facilitating a variety of applications, including disaster response tools.

Studying the dynamics of stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Scientists at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) have utilised data from the VISTA survey to study the dynamics of stars in the...

Achieving space sustainability with Space Situational Awareness

Northern Space and Security Limited (NORSS) emphasises the importance of Space Situational Awareness in achieving space sustainability. Space Situational Awareness (SSA) and Space Surveillance and...

Novel method utilises spacecraft solar panels to achieve preferred Mars orbit 

Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have developed an innovative automatic control technique that uses spacecraft solar panels to reach desired Mars orbit.  A satellite on a mission to Mars targets a low-altitude...


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.