Latest Satellite laser ranging Stories
For the first time, the melting of glaciers in Greenland could now be measured with high accuracy from space.
Before our Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation devices can tell us where we are, the satellites that make up the GPS need to know exactly where they are.
NASA has put to rest any speculations that Earth maybe expanding or contracting.
On certain nights, an arresting green line pierces the sky above NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
Fourteen laser ranging stations participated in a campaign to track ESAâ€™s GIOVE-A satellite during the spring and summer of 2006, providing invaluable data for the characterisation of the satelliteâ€™s on-board clock.
Scientists using NASA satellite data found the shape of the Earth appears to be influenced by big climate events that cause changes in the mass of water stored in oceans, continents and atmosphere.