Latest Surrey Satellite Technology Stories
In an attempt to observe their nation from outer space, recently Nigeria launched two satellites with the help of a Russian Dnepr rocket.
Europeâ€™s EarthCARE space laser mission was giving a green light to move forward with the program, despite a likely 30 percent increase in the programâ€™s final costs.
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.
ESAâ€™s GIOVE-A satellite â€“ the first prototype of Europeâ€™s Galileo satellite navigation system â€“ is still working well after five years in space.
A $158 million project to launch three new British spacecraft to take pictures of the surface of the Earth has been announced.
SSTL has today announced that it will launch the NigeriaSat-2 and NigeriaSat-X satellites on behalf of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) by a Dnepr launch vehicle from Yasny, Russia on October 29th, 2010.
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) welcomes the British Governmentâ€™s response to Lord Draysonâ€™s Space Innovation and Growth Strategy report.
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.
British company DMCii is using satellites to acquire new images of the Congo rainforests from space, validating a system that can map the vast Congo Basin every year to measure changes in its forest cover.
Yesterday, Mr RenÃ© Oosterlinck, ESAâ€™s Director of the Galileo Programme and Navigation-related Activities, signed the first three contracts for the Galileo full operational capability phase.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.