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.
Solar Flare Shockwave May Disrupt Earth’s Satellite CommunicationsNASA has reported that a shockwave from a massive solar flare will hit Earth on Friday, possibly knocking out communications and causing disruptions to satellites.
NFL Plays Major Role In AT&T Purchase Of DirecTV AT&T's agreement to purchase DirecTV has an exit clause based on the terms of a contract for the ownership rights of NFL's Sunday Ticket.
Bay Area Satellite Imaging Firm Helping Search For Missing Malaysian Airlines PlaneA Bay Area firm specializing in providing high-definition satellite images is helping in the search for debris of the Malaysian Airlines flight which is now believed to have crashed into a remote part of the Indian Ocean.