On November 10, NASA launched a new generation meteorological satellite JPSS-2 (the second name of NOAA-21) into space from Vandenberg Base (California) using an Atlas-5 launch vehicle. The operation of the device will be handled by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
15.11.2022. LoReTT_CosmoNews. A new generation meteorological satellite JPSS-2 was successfully launched.
15.02.2022. LoReTT_CosmoNews. RISAT-1A successfully launched by ISRO
ISRO successfully launched its radar imaging satellite RISAT-1A, codenamed EOS-4, aboard PSLV-C52 on February 14 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.
01.02.2022. LoReTT_CosmoNews. SpaceX has launched Italian Earth-observation satellite CSG-2
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Cosmo-SkyMed Second Generation FM2 (CSG-2) satellite lifted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space Force Station Monday Jan. 31 at 23:11 GMT.
09.04.2021.LoReTT_CosmoNews. Сonstellation of School Satellites Space-π
Until April 11, 2021 applications for the competition «Scientific Orientation: Open Space» are being accepted on the website of the Russian Schoolchildren Movement. Schoolchildren aged 12 to can apply with their research or practical idea which can be used on a small orbiting nanosatellite of the Earth or the Moon in the "3U-cubesat" format (10 × 10 × 30 cm).
10.09.2020. Sentinel-1C radar antenna has spread its wings for the first time
Fixed to a special device, simulating zero gravity conditions, the 12.3 metre wide and 860 kg SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) radar antenna of the Copernicus Sentinel-1C satellite has successfully spread its wings at the Airbus Integrated Technology Centre in Friedrichshafen (Germany) for the first time.
07.09.2020. LoReTT_CosmoNews. Discovering new penguin colonies from space
Satellite images have revealed that there are nearly 20% more emperor penguincolonies in Antarctica than previously thought. Scientists, at the British Antarctic Survey,have used satellite data from the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission to track penguin guano,or penguin poo, to monitor the presence of thousands of penguins.
04.08.2020. The Impact of the Covid-19 on the Venture Investment in the Global Space Technology (Seraphim Space Index Q2 2020)
The Q2 2020 total investment was $672m including $346m investment into SpaceX. Compared to Q2 2019, which also included a sizeable SpaceX investment, the Q2 20 investment saw an increase of 12%.
09.04.2020. LoReTT_CosmoNews. RapidEye Constellation is now “retired”
RapidEye satellites will no longer collect imagery for commercial or noncommercial use, but their contributions to Earth observation will always remain in our digital memories.
30.03.2020. LoReTT_CosmoNews. Airbus completes In Orbit Commissioning of CHEOPS
Airbus has received confirmation from ESA of a successful end to the In Orbit Commissioning of CHEOPS (CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite).
23.03.2020. LoReTT_CosmoNews. Coronavirus: Satellite track nitrogen dioxide emissions drop over China & Italy
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread around the globe, more and more regulations surrounding work and travel have been put in place to reduce the risk of transmission.