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Using software technologies to enable spacecraft trajectory optimisation

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...
earth observation technology

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

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...
Establishing Space Situational Awareness and understanding anti-satellite events

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

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...
nanosatellite / satellite engine

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 satellites

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...
space-based climate action.

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 action. A novel project to map...
New small satellite propulsion technologies for evolving industry needs

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

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,...
Earth's magnetic field

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

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.
space junk

Significant steps towards tackling the dangers of space junk have been achieved

Researchers at the University of Warwick are tackling the challenges posed by space junk with a groundbreaking new research centre in the UK.
fine-scale observation Earth

Satellite advancements for the fine-scale observation of the Earth’s surface

Environmental scientists at the University of Hong Kong solve significant observational issues of satellites to advance the fine-scale observation of the Earth’s surface.
electric field

Physicists accurately quantify the electric field of the Sun

Physicists have calculated a definitive measurement of the Sun's electric field, providing insights into its effects on Earth.
Researchers make progress in attaining reliable space weather forecasts

Researchers make progress in attaining reliable space weather forecasts

A team of researchers at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) have been able to obtain reliable space weather forecasts.
ionosphere

Understanding the Earth’s ionosphere to improve communications

Solar flares jetting out from the Sun and thunderstorms on Earth influence the planet's ionosphere, impacting long range communications.
British spaceflight

British spaceflight will soon be possible for the first time

Groundbreaking new developments could lead to British spaceflight, with rockets and satellites potentially launching from UK soil as early as 2022.
beam-hopping satellite

UK companies unite to build innovative beam-hopping satellite

A consortium of UK space technology companies is developing a new beam-hopping satellite that will enable satellites to shift which part of the world they cover.
age of stars in our galaxy

Unprecedented insight into the precise age of the stars in our galaxy

Researchers have been successful in ascertaining the age of some of the oldest stars in our galaxy with extraordinary accuracy by merging data from the stars’ oscillations with information about their chemical composition.

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