Two big explosions on the surface of the sun will cause a moderate to strong geomagnetic storm on Earth in the coming days, possibly disrupting radio and satellite communications, scientists said Thursday.
Two nanosatellites have been launched from Yasny, Russia, at by Anthony Moffat, of the University of Montreal and the Center for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec, and the Canadian research and technology team he leads.
Google is buying Skybox Imaging in a deal that could serve as a launching pad for the Internet company to send its own fleet of satellites to take aerial pictures and provide online access to remote areas of the world.
Strengthening its advancement towards space research, India is all set to launch four foreign satellites in 2014-15 in the Earth`s lower orbit, using its workhorse polar rocket, according to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) sources.
A fleet of satellites aimed dozens of receivers over Pakistan to collect "critical" information that prepared the ground for the US Navy SEALs raid that killed Osama bin Laden, a media report said on Friday.