November 9, 2013 Sometime Sunday or early Monday, a 2,425-pound satellite that ran out of fuel last month and began falling from its already low orbit will plunge back to Earth. About a quarter of the European Space Agency's satellite is expected to survive re-entry and strike somewhere on the planet.
August 8, 2013 A U.S. radar system that tracks thousands of objects orbiting Earth — from satellites to harmful debris — has reportedly been slated for a shutdown. The pending shutdown of the system, run by the Air Force, is being blamed on the government's sequestration cuts.
July 2, 2013 A massive Proton-M rocket carrying three Russian navigation satellites veered off course shortly after liftoff.
July 29, 2011 Jenny Odell shows us her "satellite collections."
July 26, 2011 Unusual views from Google Earth show what could be the next phase in marketing.