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Taiwan to launch domestically made satellites into space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two of Taiwan's domestically made mini-satellites will be launched into space from Florida on Jan. 21, according to Science and Technology Minister Wu Tsung-tsong (吳政忠...

NATO to set up new space center amid China, Russia concerns

KESTER, Belgium (AP) — To a few of the locals, the top-secret, fenced-off installation on the hill is known as “the radar station.” Some folks claim to have seen mysterious Russians in the area. Over ...

US Space Force deploys to vast new frontier: Arabian Desert

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The newly formed U.S. Space Force is deploying troops to a vast new frontier: the Arabian Peninsula. Space Force now has a squadron of 20 airmen s...

Taiwan's MediaTek satellite communication technology pioneers 6G

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan-based fabless semiconductor company announced late Wednesday (Aug. 19) it has successfully carried out the world's first field test using a communication sate...

MediaTek Conduct World's First Public Test of 5G Satellite IoT Data Connection with Inmarsat

MediaTek's satellite-enabled Narrowband (NB)-IoT standard chipset tested with base station at Fucino Space Center in Italy using Inmarsat's 'Alphasat' Geostationary Orbit (GEO) satellite ...

3 companies buy high-speed frequencies in Dutch auction

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch government auction of frequencies that can be used by mobile telecom companies to provide new, high-speed 5G communications raised 1.23 billion euros ($1.4 billio...

Dutch government begins auction of 5G frequencies

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch government started an auction Monday of new 5G wireless frequencies, with telecom companies bidding so they can provide customers with the faster mobile communication networ...

Telescope reveals details of sun's turbulent surface

NEW YORK (AP) — A telescope in Hawaii has produced its first images of the sun, revealing its turbulent gas surface in what scientists called unprecedented detail. They show the surf...

India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is looking to take a giant leap in its space program and solidify its place among the world's spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon, this one aimed at...

Acting Pentagon chief defends space force amid skepticism

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The acting Pentagon chief is sharpening his argument for creating a Space Force, amid skepticism among some in Congress that it's worth the cost. Patri...

Russian Nobel winner Alferov dies at 88

MOSCOW (AP) — Zhores Alferov, a Russian physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, has died. He was 88. His death was announced Saturday by the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian pa...

London imam's terror conviction upheld, while 2 counts nixed

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction and life prison sentence given to a London imam after concluding evidence was overwhelming. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Cou...

Only on AP: Army using drug waivers, bonuses to fill ranks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under the gun to increase the size of the force, the Army is issuing more waivers for past drug use or bad conduct by recruits, and pouring an extra $200 million into bonuses this ye...

SES Government Solutions Joins FAA’s COMSTAC

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 18, 2018--The U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has appointed SES Government Solutions’ Senior Director of Business Development Paul E. Damphousse to the F...

Harris Corporation to Provide Astronaut Audio System for NASA’s First Human Deep-Space Exploration Mission

MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) will provide the crucial audio communication system for NASA’s first human deep-space exploration mission, scheduled to la...