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2014-07-26 03:45:39

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has released an image taken by an inspection camera on board TechDemoSat-1 to mark the completion of the Launch and Early Operations Phase (LEOP) for the satellite, which was launched on 8th July.

World’s First 'Phonesat' Successfully Launched Into Orbit
2013-02-26 20:56:50

STRaND-1, a nanosatellite carrying a smartphone, has successfully launched into Space from India today.

Maritime Traffic Monitoring Satellite Launched Sunday
2012-07-23 06:04:15

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.

New Radar Satellite Sees Through Thick Clouds
2011-11-30 06:00:35

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.

2011-10-03 09:28:10

Small satellite manufacturer Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) has today announced completion of the development phase of its new low-cost Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite system.

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2011-08-18 05:50:00

In an attempt to observe their nation from outer space, recently Nigeria launched two satellites with the help of a Russian Dnepr rocket.

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2011-01-24 09:25:00

Engineers in the UK are planning to send a smartphone into orbit in order to determine whether or not the device's components can survive space travel and perhaps even be used to operate satellites.

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2010-09-28 12:30:00

A $158 million project to launch three new British spacecraft to take pictures of the surface of the Earth has been announced.

2010-03-15 09:30:08

Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) and Dutch Space BV have joined forces to develop and exploit an innovative small geostationary platform that is specifically designed to utilize excess launch vehicle capacity, creating opportunities for lower cost geostationary missions.

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2010-01-08 07:05:00

Europe’s Galileo satellite-navigational system will finally be set in motion, as a German/UK alliance is asked to provide the first operational spacecraft.


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