Stung By Unauthorised Launches

Download this page in PDF format Unauthorised satellite launches caught our eye this week. According to reports the US firm Swarm Technologies Inc. launched four satellites in January without the permission of the US satellite regulator, the Federal Communications Commission … Continue reading

Next Satellites Twins Ready For Launch

Download this page in PDF format The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) twin satellite mission is scheduled for launch on Monday, 21st May, from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It will be aboard the SpaceX Falcon … Continue reading

Science won’t be rushed!

Download this page in PDF format Last week scientists presented the most accurate model of ocean currents created to date using data from the GOCE satellite; twelve months after the satellite burnt up on re-entry to the Earth’s atmosphere. Immediacy … Continue reading

The Reality of Gravity

Download this page in PDF format Space debris has hit the entertainment headlines recently, with the film Gravity winning various awards; it deals with the aftermath of a space debris collision with the International Space Station. So is the film … Continue reading