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Sentinel-2A satellite sends back trippy color images of Earth

The European Space Agency's new Earth-gazing satellite's first images from space make our planet look like a technicolor wonderland.

By June 29, 2015

Review

SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System

The sleek, compact SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System sounds tremendous with movies, thanks in large part to its potent subwoofer, but lacks warmth with music.

By February 4, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 4, 2015
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Fire the electrospray thrusters! Tiny module could drive small satellites

A new propulsion system from MIT spinout Accion uses tiny chips and a salt solution to generate enough thrust to jostle satellites in space.

By March 11, 2015

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Watch 19 satellites zip around Earth in fascinating NASA video

The satellite space above Earth might look crowded in this NASA animation, but traffic's actually a whole lot crazier up there.

By March 9, 2015

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SpaceX getting ready for weather satellite launch

In addition to launching a weather station into space, the private space-exploration company will once again attempt to land the launch rocket on a barge.

By February 9, 2015

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This 30-foot-tall spiked Faraday cage helps satellites thrive

Looking like a deathtrap in a movie, this room at one of the ESA's test centers plays a critical role in satellite building.

By February 7, 2015

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See a satellite view of the Mars Curiosity rover

Satellite shots provide a unique and insightful look at our world, and other worlds, like the Red Planet, too.

By February 4, 2015

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Google in talks to bring Loon to Sri Lanka, but it's not a done deal

The search giant is looking to bring its Wi-Fi-beaming balloons to the South Asian country, but discussions are still in early stages.

By July 29, 2015

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Natural wonder and human woe in 2014's best satellite shots

You are being watched. From music festivals to political conflict, check out some of the most spectacular and startling satellite images of Earth captured in 2014.

By December 9, 2014

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Astounding shots from the sharpest new satellite in space (pictures)

From an Arctic mine to refugees fleeing fighting in the Middle East, DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 commercial satellite caught all aspects of life on Earth in 2014, with more detail than ever.

18 Images By December 9, 2014