CarbonWatch has the ability to identify and monitor the largest sources of carbon emissions from humans, day and night.
A new sensor from The Aerospace Corporation can detect the speed and type of vessel by the wakes it leaves behind.
The 21-metric-ton rocket body, Long March 5B, is expected to reenter Earth’s atmosphere this weekend. How did this happen, and where will…
From small satellites to the International Space Station, the new frontier for studying our planet is miles above it.
The 2.9-ton pallet of old batteries are traveling towards Earth at 4.8 miles per second.
Engineers are revolutionizing active satellite re-positioning with a new method called Project Rollercoaster.
Scientists explore the mysteries of the Aurora with a stunning light show.
The NIRAC camera uses the Earth’s natural airglow to capture stunning nighttime imagery.
Climate change has opened a growing number of treacherous Arctic shipping lanes. A pair of CubeSats, nicknamed Polar Scout, will help…
Dec 23, 2020
Engineers take to the skies to measure the environmental and atmospheric effects of wildfires and the smoke they generate.
Nov 20, 2020
Unique nighttime imagery sensors help responders anticipate a fire’s evolution based on temperature and smoke plume movement.
Oct 7, 2020
A 25-meter asteroid could devastate an area of Earth the size of Manhattan. Here’s how artificial intelligence can make sure that doesn’t…
Experts are harnessing the peculiar features of quantum physics to establish secure communications with orbiting spacecraft.
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