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March 23, 2019

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May 14, 2018 — For the first time a frequency reference based on molecular iodine was successfully demonstrated in space! What sounds a bit like science fiction is an important step towards laser interferometric ... read more

Dec. 14, 2017 — A 60-year-old mystery about the source of energetic, potentially damaging particles in Earth's radiation belts has been solved using data from a shoebox-sized satellite built and operated by ... read more

Oct. 17, 2017 — The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is planning to take new measurements of the Moon's brightness, a highly useful property that satellites rely upon every ... read more

Sep. 27, 2017 — While people across the nation gazed at August's total solar eclipse from Earth, a bread loaf-sized NASA satellite had a front row seat for the astronomical ... read more

Sep. 20, 2017 — The most-studied galaxy in the universe -- the Milky Way -- might not be as 'typical' as previously thought, according to a new study. Early results from the Satellites Around Galactic ... read more

Aug. 9, 2017 — An experimental small satellite has successfully collected and delivered data on a key measurement for predicting changes in Earth's ... read more

Aug. 7, 2017 — A new type of micropropulsion system for miniature satellites called CubeSats uses an innovative design of tiny nozzles that release precise bursts of water vapor to maneuver the ... read more

Aug. 2, 2017 — Uncontrollable flying objects in the Earth‘s orbit are an enormous risk for active satellites and for spacecraft in general. Since April 2012, the European environmental satellite ENVISAT has also ... read more

July 31, 2017 — The photograph was taken with the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland developed hyperspectral camera's secondary ... read more

World's First Demonstration of Space Quantum Communication Using a Microsatellite

July 10, 2017 — The world's smallest and lightest quantum-communication transmitter has now been developed, report researchers who have succeeded in the demonstration of the first quantum- communication ... read more

Can Satellites Be Used as an Early Warning System for Landslides?

July 5, 2017 — Researchers have been tracking the massive landslide which struck Xinmo Village, Maoxian County, Sichuan Province in ... read more

June 15, 2017 — Scientists report the successful transmission of entangled photons between suborbital space and ... read more

June 15, 2017 — Researchers demonstrate ground-based measurements of quantum states sent by a laser aboard a satellite 38,000 kilometers above ... read more

Mar. 30, 2017 — New research rules out a challenge to the accepted standard model of the universe and theory of how galaxies form by shedding new light on a problematic ... read more

Mar. 13, 2017 — Researchers have gained new insights into the mechanisms of the Northern Lights, providing an opportunity to develop better satellite technology that can negate outages caused by this natural ... read more

Mar. 6, 2017 — Astronomers have performed an extensive study of the properties of galaxies within filaments formed at different times during the age of the ... read more

Mar. 6, 2017 — Detecting and predicting lightning just got a lot easier. The first images from a new instrument onboard NOAA's GOES-16 satellite are giving NOAA National Weather Service forecasters richer ... read more

Mar. 1, 2017 — The first images from the Solar Ultraviolet Imager or SUVI instrument aboard NOAA's GOES-16 satellite have been successful, capturing a large coronal hole on Jan. 29, ... read more

Feb. 13, 2017 — The new Space Environment In-Situ Suite (SEISS) instrument onboard NOAA's GOES-16 is working and successfully sending data back to ... read more

Jan. 30, 2017 — Today, more than 16 years of space-weather data is publicly available for the first time in history. The data comes from space-weather ... read more

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