Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit has announced it is delaying the historic first orbital test flight of its LauncherOne vehicle due to equipment problems.
Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit is preparing to make history on Sunday with the first orbital test flight of its LauncherOne vehicle.
Two defunct satellites, racing across the sky at around 33,000mph, narrowly missed smashing into each other on Wednesday.
SpaceX has launched a satellite weighing around six metric tons to a geostationary transfer orbit, its 50th Falcon 9 launch.
The moon “hatched” from the early Earth like a chick from an egg, a new theory has suggested.
Astronomers and members of the public have criticised a start-up that has placed a highly reflective satellite in low-space orbit.
It may sound like the stuff of science fiction but researchers in China have put forward a bold proposal to take care of the debris surrounding Earth’s orbit using giant lasers.
A British satellite designed to film full-colour videos and take high-definition photos of Earth has gone into orbit in space.
Pay-TV giant Sky will make all its television channels available without the need for a satellite dish for the first time as it looks to stop customers quitting the group.