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Pentagon mum on fate of secret satellite

The mystery surrounding the fate of a secret military satellite deepened Thursday when the Pentagon refused to answer even simple questions about whether the...

German Intelligence Agency Gets Spy Satellite System Funds

The German government has allocated 400 million euros ($465 million) to fund the construction of up to three spy satellites for the country's foreign...

SBIRS Missile Warning Satellite Responding to Ground Control

The Lockheed Martin-built SBIRS GEO Flight 3 satellite will provide enhanced missile warning and defense for the U.S. Air Force After a successful...

Japan to Launch First Military Communications Satellite on January 24

The Japanese Ministry of Defense plans to launch the Kirameki-2 satellite that will be one of three military satellites, which will replace the civil...

Brazil to pursue satellite, nuclear submarine projects: minister

Ambitious projects such as satellites that could bring the internet to the remote Amazon and construction of Brazil’s first nuclear submarine will proceed despite...

China promises GPS system that’s “reliable, safe and free”

China's homegrown navigation system, the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), will provide continuous, stable and reliable open services to users "free of charge", said...

US Navy’s Final Satellite in MUOS Constellation Launches Successfully

The Navy's fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite launched at 10:30 a.m. EDT, June 24, from Space Launch Complex 41 aboard a United...

Stratobus: The Spy Blimp-Satellite of the Future Used for Snooping

If you thought surveillance drones were unnerving, a French-Italian aerospace company is now producing an unmanned blimp to monitor the ground from space. One...

Advanced Self-Propelled Russian Gun Gets Satellite-Navigated Shells

Russia's advanced self-propelled howitzer, the Koalitsiya-SV, is capable of firing high-precision shells, which are navigated using a GLONASS module, according to the Russian newspaper...

SpaceX fails to stick ocean landing after satellite launch

SpaceX's unmanned Falcon 9 rocket broke apart Sunday as it tried to land on a floating platform in the Pacific, marking the fourth such...