Posts Tagged ‘satellite’

‘This video undercuts China’s narrative’: Satellite sleuths verify ‘chilling’ video of blindfolded Uyghurs

Australia’s Foreign Minister and members of the Uyghur community have condemned a “deeply disturbing” and “horrifying” video of Uyghurs in China’s Xinjiang that has surfaced online. The footage purportedly shows dozens of Uyghur men — their heads freshly shaved —blindfolded with their hands tied behind their backs during a mass transfer […]

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Satellite hoax Related Posts ‘This video undercuts China’s narrative’: Satellite sleuths verify ‘chilling’ video of blindfolded Uyghurs Australia’s Foreign Minister and members of the Uyghur community have condemned a Views of Destruction: Satellite Images Reveal Devastating Amazon Fires in Almost Real-Time Rhett Butler, Mongabay Waking TimesPlanet images showing Nova Bandeirantes in Mato […]

Views of Destruction: Satellite Images Reveal Devastating Amazon Fires in Almost Real-Time

Rhett Butler, Mongabay Waking Times Planet images showing Nova Bandeirantes in Mato Grosso, Brazil after a fire on Aug. 21, 2019. (Photo: courtesy of Planet Labs Inc.) High-resolution images from satellite company Planet are revealing glimpses of some of the fires currently devastating the Amazon rainforest. While many of the images currently being shared on […]

Revealed: Russian S-400s Already Operational In Turkey, Satellite Images Confirm

Early last week Turkey announced the start of a second round of S-400 component deliveries from Russia at a moment Turkish President Erdogan met with Putin in Moscow to hold talks on Syria developments. But it already appears the first batch — delivered in July at Mürted Air Base near Ankara — has gone operational, new […]

Satellite Images Confirm Chinese Armored Vehicles Parked On Hong Kong Border

Following President Trump’s warning yesterday of intelligence showing Chines troops amassing on the Hong Kong Border, urging everyone to “be calm and safe”, US News reports that satellite photos show approximately 500 armored vehicles in a sports arena near China’s border with Hong Kong. The photos collected Monday by Maxar’s WorldView show approximately 500 vehicles […]

Russia invents self-destroying satellite to solve burgeoning ‘space junk’ problem

The materials used in the satellite means it would “evaporate” when it is no longer useful, preventing it from adding to the increasing volume of defunct man-made objects that are floating around in space. A patent filed with the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) shows that this would involve constructing the satellite out of […]

Israel launches satellite to provide internet to Middle East, Africa

Israel has successfully launched a satellite which will provide internet, TV and mobile services to the Middle East and Africa. The Amos-17 satellite was launched at 19:23 local time [23:23 GMT] yesterday from Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA. The satellite was carried into space by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and separated […]

Satellite images show vast swathes of the Arctic are on fire – 850,000 hectares burning in Siberia

   Vast stretches of Earth’s northern latitudes are on fire right now. Hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland to Siberia. That’s helped create conditions ripe for wildfires, including some truly massive ones burning in remote parts of the region that are being seen by satellites. Pierre Markuse, […]

Arianespace Vega rocket carrying UAE military satellite crashes into Atlantic after developing ‘major anomaly’

   French commercial rocket launch provider Arianespace has confirmed its VV15 mission, a Vega rocket carrying an Emirati military satellite, failed 2 minutes after launch, veering off course and crashing in the Atlantic Ocean. “A major anomaly occurred, resulting in the loss of the mission,” Luce Fabreguettes, executive VP of missions, operations and purchasing, said. […]

Incredible satellite footage catches huge hurricane and solar eclipse at the same time (VIDEOS)

Satellite cameras tracked the magnificent total solar eclipse as it passed over Argentina and Chile on July 2, while also catching a major hurricane as it percolated in the Pacific Ocean.  A major hurricane. A total solar eclipse. Earth is breathtaking. — Dakota Smith (@weatherdak) July 2, 2019 Also on Total solar eclipse […]

Scientists MELT satellite in plasma wind tunnel to study space debris destruction (VIDEO)

The team recreated the intense conditions objects face when entering Earth’s atmosphere, by placing the satellite into a hypersonic plasma wind tunnel at the German Aerospace Center in Cologne. The scientists explained that, in theory, space hardware should burn up entirely while plunging through Earth’s atmosphere. However, in practice, that’s not always the case and […]

Liana: Russia’s “SAR” Satellite System Will Oversee US Nukes

Four vehicles – two types of “Lotos-S” and two “Peony NCC” – will be in near space at an altitude of about 100 kilometers. They will allow the Russian armed forces to observe objects on the surface of the Earth the size of a car, or even less. The first satellite went into orbit back in 2009. In […]

India shoots down satellite, joining space ‘super league’: Modi

An Election Commission spokeswoman did not immediately respond to a text message seeking comment. India’s staggered general elections begin on April 11. Modi went on Twitter earlier to announce his plan for a national broadcast, saying he had an important announcement to make. India has had a space programme for years, making […]

Balakot Airstrike – Forensic Satellite Imagery Analysis, by Great Game India

As a retaliation against Pulwama attack [1], Indian fighter jets carried out strikes against targets inside undisputed Pakistani territory, but open-source evidence suggested that the strike was unsuccessful. At around 3:30 a.m. local time on February 26, 2019, a flight of 12 Mirage 2000 multi-role fighters reportedly [2] attacked facilities of the terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JEM) near Balakot […]

Satellite Images Show Russia Deploying S-400 Missiles In Crimea

Satellite images from Sunday obtained by Fox News confirms that Russia has deployed an S-400 surface-to-air missile battery at Dzhankoy airbase in Crimea, roughly 19 miles from the Russia-Ukraine border. The photos confirm Russia’s planned deployment which we reported on Wednesday. The images show a bare ground followed by construction – before […]

FCC Approves SpaceX Application for Massive Satellite Constellation

FCC Approves SpaceX Application for Massive Satellite Constellation November 15th, 2018 Via: Ars Technica: SpaceX today received US approval to deploy 7,518 broadband satellites, in addition to the 4,425 satellites that were approved eight months ago. The Federal Communications Commission voted to let SpaceX […]

Watch Soyuz rocket deliver Russian navigation satellite into orbit (VIDEO)

The launch was conducted on Saturday night. The rocket was equipped with upper stage Fregat, which propelled a GLONASS-M satellite into orbit. The satellite is part of Russian national GPS-like navigation system. The rocket successfully ejected all stages and was tracked by the Russian Aerospace Defense Forces during the launch, the Defense Ministry said. READ […]

China Plans to Launch ‘Artificial Moon’ Satellite by 2020

China Plans to Launch ‘Artificial Moon’ Satellite by 2020 October 19th, 2018 Via: Asia Times: Officials in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, have unveiled a science fiction-like plan to launch what’s known as an illumination satellite, or “artificial […]

Crazy! Satellite Timelapse Shows Liquefaction During Indonesia Earthquake

A tsunami and soil liquefaction followed the 7.4-magnitude earthquake that shook Palu and other parts of north-western Sulawesi in Indonesia. Soil liquefaction, a geological process by which the soil structure collapses, is relatively unknown among the Indonesian public, including survivors and witnesses of the disaster. The Jakarta Post correspondent Ruslan Sangadji reported that on the morning after the quake, survivors […]

Ice to see you: NASA blasts Antarctic with satellite laser to keep tabs on climate change (VIDEOS)

The space agency’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) was launched into orbit on September 15 but only fired for first time on September 30. The two-week lead time was to allow earthly contaminants and gases to dissipate before testing the laser. The concept is simple: the laser fires 10,000 pulses per second at […]

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