Satellites News

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 to achieve mission objectives. The advent...

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...

Deploying a compact and fuel-efficient satellite engine into space

NTU Singapore startup – Aliena – has successfully deployed a compact and fuel-efficient satellite engine into space.  Scientists from Aliena, a tech spin-off from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, have...

Next-generation satellite production and innovation

The MFoC project places Madrid and Spain at the forefront of research and innovation in next-generation satellites. Satellites play an important role in our modern...

UK and UN enter partnership for space-based climate action

A joint partnership will see the UK Space Agency and the UN collaborate in a project for space-based climate...

New small satellite propulsion technologies for evolving industry needs

Dr David Carroll, President of CU Aerospace, introduces the organisation’s latest small satellite innovations, developed in accordance with changing industry requirements. To provide a ‘responsible...

Utilising graphene technology to regulate satellite temperature

A British start-up is developing graphene technology in order to enhance the ability of satellites to regulate their temperature. Space is full of astonishing extremes,...

Studying the impact of solar wind on Earth’s magnetic field

Researchers from the University of Leicester have provided a vital element for a novel mission to examine the effect of the solar wind on Earth’s magnetic field.

Research indicates satellite images can aid environmental land management

Researchers at the University of Surrey have demonstrated that satellite images can be utilised to facilitate environmental land management.

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.