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With Landsat 9, NASA can now photograph the entire Earth every 8 days
Along with its already orbiting companion, Landsat 8, the just-launched satellite will monitor how climate change continues to alter the Earth's surface.
This space-based weapon remains in the dark—for now
The US was reportedly going to reveal the existence of a weapon in orbit. Here's why that's a bad idea.
This scientist uses data from space to map clean water across the Americas
NASA’s Africa Flores-Anderson is bringing technology home to western Guatemala.
New satellites can pinpoint methane leaks to help us beat climate change
Gas-sniffing orbiters are helping clear the air of a common and overlooked pollutant.
These volunteers are filling in missing pieces of the world map, and helping humanity at the same time
The Wikimedia of cartography pulls data from satellites to calculate snow depths for skiers, assist emergency responders, and so much more.
NASA’s plan to build stuff in space just took its first step
Construction in orbit will lead to bigger, better satellites.
SpaceX’s cheap internet could cost us the night sky
Reusable rockets make launching satellites affordable, but they could brighten our skies to a fault.
European and SpaceX operators avoided a satellite collision… over email
When it comes to space traffic control, the final frontier is wide open..
The world’s biggest plane has 6 engines and a 385-foot wingspan
Breaking down the Stratolaunch, by the numbers
NASA isn’t happy about India’s anti-satellite missile test
But this is far from the first time a country has destroyed a satellite with a missile and caused a ruckus.