iPhone 13 Will Support Calls and Texts Without Cell Service

The iPhone 13 could receive a major new feature, supporting calls and texts even when the phone has no cell service.

SpaceX Wants to Beam Starlink Internet to Planes, Ships and Trucks

SpaceX wants to expand its Starlink internet access to moving vehicles, including planes, ships, trucks and RVs.

Japan’s Solution to Space Junk: Wooden Satellites

Japan is working to address the growing issue of space junk, with plans to launch satellites made of wood.

Musk Promises No Starlink Impact on Astronomy

Elon Musk has promised that Starlink will have “zero” impact on astronomy amid growing concerns the satellites could impede researchers.

SpaceX Plans to Spin Off Starlink, Offer IPO

Bloomberg is reporting Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to spin off Starlink in an effort to help shake up the internet industry. SpaceX has already launched 240 of its Starlink satellites into space, and is moving forward in batches of 60…

SpaceX Launches Third Batch Of Starlink Internet Satellites

According to a press release, SpaceX has launched its third batch of Starlink satellites, including one with an experimental coating. Starlink is a group of satellites, or satellite constellation, aimed at providing high-speed, broadband internet across the globe. Eventually, as…

SpaceX Has Filed to Begin Testing Its Satellite Internet Project

Back in January, SpaceX founder Elon Musk announced his intentions to build a satellite network that would provide high-speed internet from space. Now, he’s apparently making moves to begin testing said plans. The Washington Post reports that Musk has asked…

NASA Report Explains Satellite Launch Failure

NASA this week released an eight-page report detailing all its engineers have learned about a failed satellite launch that took place on March 4, 2011. The launch of a Taurus XL T9 rocket, designed by Orbital Science Corporation, was meant…

Middle East Freshwater Reserves Declining, Shows Study

A new study has shown that much of the Middle East lost freshwater reserves over the past decade. The study, to be published this week in the journal Water Resources Research, was based on data from NASA‘s Gravity Recovery and…

NASA Successfully Launches New Landsat Satellite

NASA this week successfully launched its Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM). An Atlas V rocket was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1:02 pm EST on Monday, February 11. The new satellite will be used, as previous Landsat satellites…