SpaceX has launched 60 more mini internet satellites, this time testing a dark coating to appease stargazers.
Satellites aimed at measuring the carbon emissions of specific regions will not be used to police nations, European officials have said.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is working towards tackling the issue of space debris with the technological version of a big hug.
SpaceX has launched 60 mini-satellites, the second batch of an orbiting network meant to provide global internet coverage.
The EU’s Galileo satellite navigation system has been down for four days as a result of a technical incident on the ground.
Glasgow-built satellites which could revolutionise how data is downloaded from space have been sent into orbit around Earth after blasting off on a Russian rocket on Friday morning.
Satellites detecting changes in trees from space could help identify potential “hotspots” of lithium situated underground in Cornwall, researchers have said.
An aerospace company that hopes to launch a network of satellites to provide a continuous live feed of the whole of Earth has been backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
A British-led mission demonstrating how to salvage potentially dangerous junk orbiting the Earth is set for launch less than a day after a Chinese space station broke up over the Pacific.
If you happened to look up at the sky at around 5.30pm in California on Friday, you would probably have been very confused, and perhaps a little alarmed.