Prototype satellite makes way for 4K ‘Earth observation’

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Engadget British company Earth-i confirmed the successful launch of a prototype satellite earlier today. Called the CARBONITE-2, it’s an early … Continue reading Prototype satellite makes way for 4K ‘Earth observation’

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Satellite photos reveal how Mumbai killed its rivers and mangrove forests to risk epic floods

Mumbai is essentially a peninsula jutting into the Arabian Sea. Since the 1980s, when a little over eight million called it home, the city’s population has more than doubled. That’s led to rapid urbanisation of the surrounding areas, as well as encroachment of the mangroves on the city’s edges.

A Teenager Just Built The World’s Lightest Satellite – And NASA’s Launching It

What a legend. An Indian teenager has won an international competition to build a functioning satellite, and not only has he produced what is reportedly the world’s lightest satellite device … Continue reading A Teenager Just Built The World’s Lightest Satellite – And NASA’s Launching It

Record-breaking 104 satellites to launch on a single rocket from India tonight

A PSLV rocket launch.Indian Space Research Organization This evening, an Indian PSLV rocket will launch from Sriharikota, India, carrying a gigantic haul of satellites into space. Up to 104 satellites … Continue reading Record-breaking 104 satellites to launch on a single rocket from India tonight