Articles about satellites

Apple Has A Secret Team Working To Launch Satellites Within 5 Years
As per the recent Bloomberg report, it looks like Apple has a secret team working to launch satellites to beam data to its devices.In a nutshell, it is safe to assume that Apple is considering to improve the wireless network connectivity features on its devices while going up a notch from its competitors.Of course, nothing’s certain for now – but if the report is to be believed, Apple is exploring […]

North Korea To Launch A Satellite This Month
North Korea’s actions are often viewed with concern and alarm since it’s not the easiest of countries to deal with. Soon after testing what it claimed to be a hydrogen bomb it has emerged that the country is going to launch a satellite into space later this month. The Associated Press reports that the launch could take place over the next three weeks.

Test Flights Of The World's Largest Plane Begin Next Year
Back in 2011 Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen started work on a project to build the largest airplane in the world, joining him in this project are several other big names one of which is Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. The plane is called Stratolaunch and it’s being constructed at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. The company, Stratolaunch Systems, aims to begin test flights of the world’s largest […]

'Pac-Man' Satellites Will Clean Space Debris
Believe it or not there’s a lot of junk in space, be it components from broken up satellites or fragments of broken machinery. There’s a lot of it and since it travels at speeds of up to 15,000 miles-per-hour up there it can pose a serious risk to astronauts and other satellites, somewhat like the scenario that was depicted in the movie Gravity. Switzerland’s EPFL Center for Space Engineering has an […]