Measuring Trees Via Satellite Actually Takes A Great Deal of Field Work

Figuring out what the Earth’s climate is going to do at any given point is a difficult task. To know how it will react to given events, you need to …read more Continue reading Measuring Trees Via Satellite Actually Takes A Great Deal of Field Work

Communicating Between Two Devices When One Lacks Internet Access [closed]

I am currently developing a software that needs to establish communication between two devices. Device 1 has internet capabilities, while device 2 may not always have internet access. I am investigating the possibility of using satellite c… Continue reading Communicating Between Two Devices When One Lacks Internet Access [closed]

US Space Force wants orbital filling stations for its satellites

Northrop Grumman’s Passive Refueling Module (PRM) has been tapped by the US Space Force as the preferred model to set the standard for Space Force’s Space Systems Command (SSC) to refuel satellites in orbit to extend their mission life.Continue Reading… Continue reading US Space Force wants orbital filling stations for its satellites

SpaceX and T-Mobile launches satellites that can contact cell phones

SpaceX has launched a new Starlink constellation of satellites for T-Mobile with Direct to Cell capabilities. These will allow subscribers with most ordinary mobile phones to call, text, and browse directly from satellites even in dead zones.Continue R… Continue reading SpaceX and T-Mobile launches satellites that can contact cell phones

Hackaday Links: November 12, 2023

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Somebody must really have it in for Cruise, because the bad press just keeps piling up for the robo-taxi company. We’ve highlighted many of the company’s woes in this space, …read more Continue reading Hackaday Links: November 12, 2023

NASA’s Lucy spacecraft discovers unexpected satellite-orbiting asteroid

NASA’s asteroid-exploring spacecraft Lucy has made its first up-close observations – and discovered something completely unexpected. The asteroid Dinkinesh not only has a small satellite orbiting it, but that mini-moon is made up of two objects stuck t… Continue reading NASA’s Lucy spacecraft discovers unexpected satellite-orbiting asteroid

NASA testing two-way, high-speed laser space communication system

NASA will soon demonstrate a laser-based communication system between ground facilities and the International Space Station (ISS). The technology will boost data transmission speeds by 10 to 100 times the current capabilities, potentially paving the wa… Continue reading NASA testing two-way, high-speed laser space communication system

Amazon launches two test satellites, initiating star wars with Elon Musk

Two test satellites blasted off on board a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket emblazoned with Amazon’s famous logo on Friday, ahead of more than 3,200 planned to orbit the Earth to directly challenge Elon Musk’s reign over space broadband real… Continue reading Amazon launches two test satellites, initiating star wars with Elon Musk