Satellites

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The Welsh words lost in translation | Brief letters
Brief letters: Meirw v meirwon | Jacinda Ardern | Tim’s menagerie | Swimming tortoises | Clever penguins

20, Jan, 2023 @5:12 PM

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Thousands expected in Cornwall for Europe’s first satellite launch
Start Me Up mission will send nine civil and defence satellites into orbit from Newquay spaceport on Monday

Steven Morris

08, Jan, 2023 @6:15 PM

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Elon Musk’s satellites to be part of UK trial to get internet to remote areas
The Starlink technology uses more than 3,000 low Earth small orbit satellites to beam broadband signals

Nadeem Badshah

30, Nov, 2022 @10:30 PM

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‘Life no longer as we know it’: war in space would have devastating effects, military expert says
Attacks on satellites could take out GPS systems, banking systems, power grids, and affect military operations, panel at space conference says

Tory Shepherd

28, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Ready for lift-off: first space launch from British soil poised to make history
In a boost to a fledgling industry, UK-built mini-satellites will soon be able to begin their journey into orbit on home ground

Robin McKie Science Editor

30, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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New Zealand MP says Rocket Lab launches could betray country’s anti-nuclear stance
The commercial space company rejects criticism of satellite launches for the US military

Eva Corlett in Wellington

17, Oct, 2022 @4:10 AM

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX says it can no longer fund Starlink internet in Ukraine
Firm reportedly asks US government to pick up bill as relationship between Musk and Kyiv breaks down

Alex Hern

14, Oct, 2022 @11:06 AM

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‘It’s really happening’: tears of joy as space mission nears Cornwall launch
Touchdown in Newquay of 747 converted to carry satellite-propelling rocket silences even the most hardened doubters

Steven Morris

12, Oct, 2022 @9:51 AM

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Beam me down: can solar power from space help solve our energy needs?
The latest developments in solar tech offer potential solutions to the energy security crisis – including satellites that would convert sunlight into power for Earth

Stuart Clark

09, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Iranian satellite launched by Russia could be used for Ukraine surveillance
Tehran denies Khayyam satellite will be under Russian control, despite reported admission by Moscow

Andrew Roth in Moscow

09, Aug, 2022 @2:29 PM

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Satellite firm bailed out by UK to be taken over by French rival
OneWeb, touted by Boris Johnson as a potential rival to Elon Musk’s Starlink, provides communications services

Kalyeena Makortoff

24, Jul, 2022 @3:33 PM

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Satellite imagery shows air pollution rise in tropical ‘megacities’
A new study uses satellites to measure pollution in African and Asian cities where there is little on-the-ground data collection

Gary Fuller

03, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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