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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.
Award-Winning Film Directorâ€™s Online Archive Brought to Life by Partnership with University of Essex A partnership between award-winning film director Sally Potter's production and distribution company Adventure Pictures, the University of Essex and the University of Surrey is using cutting-edge web technology to bring to life the online Sally Potter Archive (SP-ARK). (PRWeb UK) November 2, 2010 Scribbled notes, sketches, costume designs and script drafts â€“ every detail of...
A $158 million project to launch three new British spacecraft to take pictures of the surface of the Earth has been announced.
Scientists have come together to ensure that future space missions and satellite equipment can operate safely in orbit, trying to prevent an increase in space junk.
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.
A study in the Feb 1 issue of the journal SLEEP suggests that healthy older adults without sleep disorders can expect to have a reduced "sleep need" and to be less sleepy during the day than healthy young adults.
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.
Sir Martin Sweeting of Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has been awarded the Faraday Medal, the Institution of Engineering and Technologyâ€™s (IET) most prestigious award, for his outstanding contribution to the advancement of satellite technology.