The Artemis 1 Luna-H Map Satellite Is Experiencing Problems

The cubesat is designed to use a miniaturized neutron spectrometer to count epithermal neutrons and map water abundance in the south polar region of the Moon.Illustration: NASA The inaugural launch of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) sent the Orion capsule on a historic mission to the Moon and back, but the rocket’s secondary payloads have … Read more

New Zealand Based Satellite Operator Hits 85mbps Mark For $159

Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 9:26 amPress Release: Woi satellite Woi satellite, owned by New Zealand communications company MMG Communications, today announced a major reduction in pricing and speed increases across two of its residential plans. Woi has also launched a $100 a month unlimited data plan with 12mbps download speed and 10mbps upload speed. It … Read more

Design A Satellite Mission Winners Announced

Tuesday, 22 November 2022, 11:50 amPress Release: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment From measuring heat loss to tracking blue whales, student creativity soared in entries to this year’s New Zealand Space Agency Design a Satellite Mission essay competition. Chloe Drinkwater (Year 8) of Selwyn House School in Christchurch and a combined team of Alys … Read more

A Satellite That Launched Aboard SLS Is Already In Trouble

The Artemis 1 mission taking off from the Kennedy Space Center early Wednesday morning. Photo: NASA The launch of NASA’s Artemis 1 mission sent the Orion capsule on a journey to the Moon, in addition to 10 cubesats included as secondary payloads. The Space Launch System’s upper stage successfully deployed the tiny satellites yesterday, but … Read more

New NASA Satellite Will Keep Tabs on Nearly All of Earth’s Water

We live on a blue planet. more than 70% of Earth’s surface is covered by water, and a soon-to-launch satellite is set to shed light on all that liquid like never before. The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission is a joint project between NASA and France’s Center National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), plus other … Read more

How To Use Emergency SOS via Satellite On The iPhone 14 – SI Showcase

The Arena Media Brands, LLC and its partners may receive compensation for links to products and services on this website. The Sports Illustrated editorial team is not involved in the creation of this content. One of the flagship features across the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max was … Read more

AST SpaceMobile deploys BlueWalker 3 satellite antenna

A view from onboard the satellite, captured after deploying the 693-square foot array. AST SpaceMobile Satellite-to-smartphone connectivity venture AST SpaceMobile announced on Monday that the wide antenna of its recently launched test satellite deployed successfully — a critical milestone in the company’s development of a global network to provide 5G broadband service. The BlueWalker 3 … Read more

Apple’s iPhone Satellite Service Kicks Off Smartphone Space Race

Apple Inc.’s AAPL 8.90% The new emergency-text feature on its latest iPhones makes it a first-mover in a budding market for low-cost satellite phone connections. The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant last week said its new iPhone 14s will be able to beam short distress messages and location data from places off the cellular grid as … Read more

Heat shield that could land humans on Mars hitches ride to space

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — When a polar satellite designed to improve weather forecasting launches Thursday, an experimental heat shield will tag along. It could land humans on Mars. The two separate missions will both launch aboard a … Read more