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Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has released a video from a camera mounted on an exterior panel of TechDemoSat-1, which shows the satellite moments after separation from the Fregat upper stage of its Soyuz-2 launcher, and as it begins its first orbit in Space.
The age of ‘baby stars’ is difficult to gauge, but a newly published study in the journal Science has revealed scientists used a technique similar ultrasound technology to determine how old these young stars are.
An international team of scientists has devised a method for measuring the internal properties of a star that offers more accurate assessments of the star's orbiting planets.
Through the popular crowd-funding site Kickstarter, space prospecting company Planetary Resources was able to raise over $1 million to build and launch Arkyd – a publicly accessible orbiting telescope.
The smallest space telescope to ever hit the cosmos will soon start observing the largest stars in history.
STRaND-1, a nanosatellite carrying a smartphone, has successfully launched into Space from India today.
The world's smallest space telescope designed and developed by Canadian scientists will be launching on Monday, aiming to push the boundaries of astronomy.
A probe that is being touted as the "highest detection performance commercial Automatic Identification System (AIS) satellite ever built" was successfully launched into a sun-synchronous polar orbit on Sunday.
The first Galileo satellites are already in orbit, with more on the way. Today ESA’s Director General and the UK’s Universities and Science Minister attended the grand opening of the facility where navigation payloads for the next batch of Galileo satellites are being built.
The U.K. government said it plans to start an innovative project to fly radar satellites around the Earth to see the planet's surface through all weather, and regardless of the time of day.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.