Category: Satellites

Rare ‘Extreme’ Solar Storm Delivers Spectacular Auroras Worldwide After 20-Year Hiatus

The event, heralded by a cascade of coronal mass ejections (CMEs) from the Sun, not only painted the skies with mesmerizing auroras but also raised concerns about potential disruptions to vital systems, including satellites and power grids

Raging fires in Southern Canada and Northern US causing several problems: NASA reports

NASA, US: An independent nodal agency of the US federal government, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration- NASA shared about the raging fires that have filled the skies of Southern Canada and the Northern United States with Smoke in mid of May 2023, which have been causing several problems in the region related to poor air quality, health systems and others to the people. NASA recently shared The update through their official Facebook account, NASA Earth.

Russian dog, Laika was first animal to completely orbit Earth from space

The Female Russian dog known as Laika was a Soviet space dog from Russia and was the first animal to completely orbit the Earth from space (although to be fair, she was dead for most of the journey). She flew aboard on the Sputnik 2 spacecraft, which was launched into a low orbit on November 1957. Laika's survival was never expected as the technology to de-orbit had yet to be developed. After over 50 years, a monument to the brave dog was finally installed near a Moscow military facility in 2008.

Belgium to take part in upcoming NASA mission to defend Earth against asteroids: Reports

The European Space Agency (ESA) and as a result, Belgium will attend in an upcoming NASA mission to defend the planet against the threat of asteroids, as per reports.

Satellite jammers in the Space Force would temporarily disrupt enemy communications

Military officials and analysts in the United States have cautioned that China and Russia are developing an arsenal of weapons aimed at interfering with...

Norway Closes Border to Russian Tourists Amid Ukraine Conflict

"The decision to tighten the entry rules is in line with the Norwegian approach of standing by allies and partners in the reactions against Russia's illegal war of aggression against Ukraine," Mehl stated

Paris Olympics Opening Ceremony Rehearsal Delayed Again Due to Seine’s High Water Levels

Recent data collected by water charity Surfrider in mid-May revealed E. coli levels surpassing four times the authorized limit, raising alarms about the presence of untreated human waste in the waterway

Macron Makes Urgent Visit to New Caledonia Amidst Escalating Violence

Upon his arrival at La Tontouta International Airport, located approximately 50 kilometers from the capital, Noumea, Macron expressed his foremost priority: "My wish, along with that of my ministers and the government, is to be alongside the people and see a return to peace, calm, and security as soon as possible."