United Impacts-UI Newz

Inform Inspire Integrate

Science & Technology

SatVu to Revive Thermal Imaging Business in 2025 with Two Satellites

SatVu, formerly known as Satellite Vu, is set to rejuvenate the British thermal imaging constellation with the launch of its second and third satellites in 2025.

India Regulatory Delays Stall OneWeb Coverage Target

Eutelsat’s ambitious goal of extending OneWeb’s low Earth orbit (LEO) broadband constellation to 90% of the globe faces setbacks due to regulatory hurdles in India.

Terran Orbital Secures Satellite Deal with Lockheed Martin Ahead of Earnings Call

Terran Orbital, a leading satellite manufacturer, has announced a significant deal with Lockheed Martin just ahead of its earnings call.

Lunar Lander Company ispace Sees Opportunities in Japan-U.S. Artemis Agreement

The recent agreement between Japan and the United States concerning contributions to the Artemis lunar exploration campaign has stirred excitement within the space industry, particularly for Japanese lunar lander developer, ispace.

Serbia Joins China’s ILRS Moon Base Project: A Strategic Move in the Space Race

Serbia has stepped into the realm of lunar exploration by signing an agreement to participate in the China-led International Lunar Research Station (ILRS).

Avio Navigates Lull in Launches by Leveraging Defense Business

Avio, the renowned aerospace manufacturer, has unveiled its strategic shift towards defense propulsion projects to counterbalance the stagnant pace of its space launch operations.

Congressional Push for NASA Science Budget Increase

More than 40 members of the House have united in a plea for a substantial boost in NASA’s science budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Rocket Lab Announces Key Supplier Agreements for Military Satellite Project

Rocket Lab, a leading aerospace manufacturer, has revealed the crucial suppliers it has selected to bolster its production efforts for 18 satellites destined for the U.S. military.

Russia’s Possible Omission from Starliner’s Maiden Operational Mission

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is poised for its Crew Flight Test (CFT) mission, scheduled for a launch no earlier than May 6, 10:34 p.m.

SpaceX Unveils Cutting-Edge EVA Suit Design

SpaceX has finally lifted the veil on its long-awaited spacesuits designed explicitly for spacewalks, marking a significant milestone as the Polaris Dawn mission draws near.

Air Force Advances Integrated Military and Commercial Satellite Networks

The U.S. Air Force is making significant strides in bridging the gap between military and commercial satellite communication networks.

The Continuing Mystery of Planet 9

Astronomers remain divided on the existence of Planet 9, a hypothetical ninth planet in the outskirts of our solar system.

Lawmaker Grills Pentagon Official Over Russia’s Alleged Space Nuclear Weapon

U.S. intelligence reports alleging Russia’s development of a space-based nuclear weapon sparked intense scrutiny during a congressional hearing on May 1.

SES to Acquire Intelsat for $3.1 Billion: Consolidating Forces in Satellite Communications

SES, a prominent satellite operator, has announced its acquisition of rival company Intelsat for $3.1 billion, marking a significant move in the evolving landscape of satellite communications.

Kuva Space Secures ESA Contract for Hyperspectral Data

Kuva Space, a pioneering Finnish startup, has clinched a significant contract worth 1.8 million euros ($1.93 million) with the European Space Agency (ESA) to supply hyperspectral data.

Falcon 9 Launches Galileo Navigation Satellites Amid Unusual Secrecy

In a launch shrouded in unusual secrecy, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully deployed a pair of Galileo navigation satellites into orbit on April 27, marking a significant milestone for the European Union’s satellite navigation program.

SpaceX Advances In-Space Refueling Technologies for Starship

NASA’s Deputy Associate Administrator for the Moon to Mars Program, Amit Kshatriya, announced on April 26th that SpaceX is on schedule to showcase in-space refueling capabilities for its Starship spacecraft.

Unraveling the Martian Mystery: Methane “Burps” from Mars’ Subsurface Baffle Scientists

Since 2012, NASA’s Curiosity rover has been on a perplexing mission on Mars, detecting methane emissions near its landing site within the Gale Crater.

Electron Launches South Korean Imaging Satellite and NASA Solar Sail

Rocket Lab successfully launched a South Korean imaging satellite and a NASA solar sail experiment on April 23, marking the company’s fifth flight of the year.

China’s Military Reorganization: A Shift in Space Operations

China’s President, Xi Jinping, recently announced a significant reorganization within the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), signaling notable changes in how the country’s military commands its space forces.

ISRO Advances Towards Gaganyaan Mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) gears up for a pivotal phase in the Gaganyaan mission, India’s inaugural human spaceflight endeavor.

India’s Push for Unified Airspace: Enhancing Efficiency and Safety

India embarks on a transformative journey to consolidate its airspace, aiming to revolutionize air traffic management for the benefit of airlines and passengers alike.

Orbex Secures $20.8 Million Series C Extension for Rocket Development

Orbex, a United Kingdom-based company specializing in small launch vehicles, has successfully raised $20.8 million in funding to propel the advancement of its long-awaited rocket project.

Why are there patches of ‘moss’ on the Sun?

In 1999, NASA’s TRACE mission detected bright patches made of plasma on the Sun. Scientists called it “moss” due to its resemblance to the greenery on Earth.

Suppliers Grapple with Military Shift to Small Satellites

The surge in demand for small satellites in support of national security space programs is reshaping the landscape of the U.S. space industrial base.

NASA’s Near Space Network Enhances PACE Climate Mission Communication

NASA’s PACE (Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, Ocean Ecosystem) mission has marked a significant milestone by successfully transmitting its first operational data back to Earth.

Starliner Ready for Crewed Test Flight

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner has reached a significant milestone in its journey towards a crewed test flight to the International Space Station (ISS)

IIT Kanpur Shines in QS Rankings

In the recently unveiled 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject, the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) has once again proven its mettle, solidifying its position as a frontrunner among India’s academic elite across a diverse array of disciplines.

Safeguarding Quantum Science: FBI’s Vigilance in Protecting Innovation

As the world gears up to celebrate World Quantum Day on April 14, the focus extends beyond merely celebrating scientific breakthroughs to safeguarding the very essence of quantum science and technology.

Neuralink: Bridging Minds and Machines – Exploring the Ethical Implications and Potential of Brain-Computer Interface Technology

Elon Musk’s Neuralink achieves a groundbreaking milestone by successfully implanting its brain-computer interface (BCI) into a human subject, marking a significant leap in neuroscience and technology.