Satellite That Lit Up Night Sky Highlights Concerns Over Space JunkSocial media last night lit up with videos of what turned out to be space junk - specifically part of a Chinese rocket burning up upon reentering the atmosphere over the western United States.
New North Korea Satellite Passed Over Super Bowl 50 SiteBased on data released by international organizations, a new North Korean satellite passed almost right over Levi's Stadium about an hour after the Super Bowl ended.
SpaceX 1st-Stage Rocket Landing Attempt On Pacific Ocean Barge FailsThe first stage of a SpaceX rocket that delivered an ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit made a hard landing on an ocean barge and broke a support leg.
Facebook To Beam Internet To Sub-Saharan Africa From SpaceFacebook is teaming up with a French satellite operator to deliver Internet coverage to 14 sub-Saharan countries in Africa in 2016.
Amazing! Magellanic Cloud Images From Space Look Like Van Gogh Painted ThemThe image from the European Space Agency's Planck satellite of Magellanic Clouds and an interstellar filament bear an uncanny resemblance to a post-impressionist Vincent Van Gogh painting.
Earth Day Selfies! Check Out 11 Of The Most Beautiful Images Of Our PlanetEarth Day is just around the corner, so we rounded up some of the most beautiful photos and images of our planet taken from space.
NASA Satellite Launch From Vandenberg AFB Saturday Morning, May Be Visible From Bay AreaNASA will attempt to launch a drought and climate research satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base early Saturday, a launch that could be visible from the Bay Area and beyond.
Mars Mission Could Be Funded By $1B Google, Fidelity Investment In SpaceXSpaceX has raised $1 billion from Google and Fidelity in a deal that values the spaceship manufacturer at about $10 billion.
Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand SpaceProtecting the military's most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
SF-Based Planet Labs To Increase Fleet Of 71 Mini Satellites To Take New Images Of Entire Earth Every DayA Bay Area firm that makes low-cost satellites the size of shoe boxes is planning to increase the fleet of orbiting devices in order to take new images of the entire Earth every day.
Strong Solar Storm Heading To Earth; May Cause Disturbances In Satellite, Radio Transmissions A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems.
Latest Generation Of Satellites Will Be Able To Spot Your Car From SpaceIt appears Google and other private companies that utilize satellite imagery will soon be getting such detailed pictures from space that give much more detail about the view of the world from above, including your private property.