Hiber nanosatellites might be small, but the Dutch space startup has big ambitions: to provide low-cost, low-power internet connectivity to internet of things (IoT) devices anywhere on the planet.
The US Navy has begun drafting guidelines for navy pilots to report sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) after an increase in unexplained sightings.
NASA has outlined a plan to prevent asteroid strikes, but while many of us might be hoping lasers are involved, the reality is focused on identifying them soon enough to take them out with existing technology.
Elon Musk will have the most influence in the world of technology this year, according to an exhaustive survey of programmers.
The US military is looking to transform its space launch capabilities in order to enable a planned space force to quickly launch small missions as needed.
A landmark project is applying technology normally used to discover stars to orangutan conservation, by putting the space tech onto drones to count the numbers of apes in the wild.
Lockheed Martin has unveiled next-generation space technology that will allow satellites to change their mission after entering orbit.
Perhaps the most talked-about technological advancement in the world of manufacturing over the last decade has been additive manufacturing.
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule has splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean, successfully completing the first unmanned test mission of a commercial crew capsule to the International Space Station (ISS).
After 15 years and many ground-breaking discoveries, NASA announced last month that it had bid farewell to its Mars Exploration Rover B Opportunity (affectionately known as “Oppy”) after it ceased communication with Earth.
NASA has announced that it will begin tests of space X-rays in a bid to develop the deep space communications technology of the future.
An alternative satellite navigation system to Galileo has been suggested by engineering academics at a snip of the price of the EU project.
Entrepreneur-led and with soaring ambitions for transforming commercial spaceflight – not to mention a name ending in -ex – Orbex has drawn inevitable comparisons to SpaceX.
The first ever privately funded lunar lander will be launched this month aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
Brexit in all its possible permutations will have a deep impact on the space industry in the UK, as access to EU programmes is expected to change.
US sportswear maker Under Armour will be clothing Virgin Galactic’s future space tourists and astronauts, the two companies announced today.
SpaceChain today reported it has completed the first Qtum – a hybrid Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchain platform – transaction in space.
The far side of the Moon is not an easy place to land a spacecraft.
Nanosatellite startup Astrocast has announced three new pilot companies that will utilise its network of IoT cubesats.
A nanosatellite technology that captures images from space at significantly lower cost than existing systems has been hailed as a revolutionary breakthrough by its creators.
On Christmas eve 1968, 50 years ago today, humans orbited the Moon for the first time in history.
Dutch space startup Hiber is set to launch the first of its nanosatellites into orbit today as part of its mission to provide the entire planet with internet access.
The North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence yesterday launched the SAINTS programme to allow businesses, academia and the public sector to collaboratively gain insight from satellite and Earth-based data.
Australian AI and space tech industries will get a boost of A$35m of investment from Australia’s national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).
Nanosatellite deployer Sky and Space Global (SAS) is a step closer to launching its network of commercial telecommunication nanosatellites after completing a Critical Design Review.
Scientists have shown that a hormone that encourages symbiosis between plants and fungi could encourage higher crop yields during space farming.
The space mining industry, including asteroid mining, will be worth $2.84bn by 2025 according to a newly published report by MarketsandMarkets.
Sir Richard Branson is favourite to reach the stars first in the commercial space race, ahead of Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, on-board Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two.
Orbiting 36,000km miles above the Earth, over a dozen NASA satellites beam back more than 12 terabytes of data every day.
With Virgin Galactic aiming to launch the first commercial space flight as early as this year, space tourism looks like it could soon become a reality.