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Scientists are now spotting whales from outer space using satellites

Scientists are now spotting whales from outer space using satellites A humpback whale may be a huge creature to the human eye, but they're still tough to spot from space.Drones are one technology now commonly used in whale research, but they're not always able to deliver the scale a satellite can.

Enjoy the freedom of satellite radio with the $64 SiriusXM Onyx Plus vehicle kit

Enjoy the freedom of satellite radio with the $64 SiriusXM Onyx Plus vehicle kit By liberating users from geographically-limited radio stations, satellite radio can provide a more reliable signal and prevent listeners from having to struggle with traditional AM/FM channels.If you’re looking for an affordable satellite radio kit for your car, the SiriusXM Onyx Plus with vehicle kit is one well-reviewed and feature-laden option that is now just $64 on Amazon.

India just smashed the record for the most satellites launched by a single rocket

India just smashed the record for the most satellites launched by a single rocket Launching just one satellite into space is challenging enough, but 100-plus?The launch smashed the previous record for the most satellites sent up on a single rocket, set by Russia in 2014 when it sent 37 into orbit.

Enjoy NOAA's vital satellite imagery, while you still can

Enjoy NOAA's vital satellite imagery, while you still can The White House aims to cut NOAA's funding by 17 percent from current levels, according to a four-page budget memo obtained by the Washington Post last week.That includes eliminating $513 million, or 22 percent, of the current funding for NOAA's satellite division, and slashing another $216 million, or 26 percent, from NOAA's Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research.

NASA’s retiring EO-1 satellite changed how we see Earth with these stunning photos

NASA’s retiring EO-1 satellite changed how we see Earth with these stunning photos Last week, NASA retired one of its greats — the Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite.Initially commissioned for the agency’s New Millennium Program, EO-1 proved to be the satellite that could.

Australia's back in the satellite game with a teeny tiny new launch

Australia's back in the satellite game with a teeny tiny new launch Unlike the enormous satellites Australia uses for telecommunications, each of these new satellites (or cubesats) is the size of a loaf of bread.But although small, they may provide a key step in enabling Australia’s entry into the global satellite market.

Travel the globe without losing contact with these far-reaching satellite phones

Travel the globe without losing contact with these far-reaching satellite phones Data connections come standard with most satellite phones, but don’t think you’ll use them to post photos on Instagram or browse the internet.If you need a rugged satellite phone to use absolutely everywhere, the Iridium Extreme 9575 is an easy choice.

SpaceX will start launching more than 4,000 broadband internet satellites in 2019

SpaceX will start launching more than 4,000 broadband internet satellites in 2019 Detailed within a recent Federal Communications Commission filing, Elon Musk’s SpaceX wants to start launching thousands of internet-providing satellites during 2019.This broadband distribution strategy is opposite of other internet service providers.

Enceladus Vomits Vodka's Hyper-Toxic Cousin

Enceladus Vomits Vodka's Hyper-Toxic Cousin Blah blah whiskey isn’t good for you etc.A team at Cardiff University noticed a massive methanol signature in one of Saturn’s rings — the second outermost E-ring.

Watch satellites launch into space from the viewpoint of... a satellite in space

Watch satellites launch into space from the viewpoint of... a satellite in space Watching things launch into space is awesome.Watching things launch into space from space is even more awesome.

Africa Enters Space Race With Ghana's First Satellite

Africa Enters Space Race With Ghana's First Satellite Africa has entered the space race: Ghana’s first satellite, launched into space in June, is now operational.The CubeSat miniaturized satellite, dubbed GhanaSat-1, was built by at All Nations University College (ANUC), with support from the Japanese Birds program.

Satellite stares into Hurricane Jose's eye, revealing whitecaps on the ocean below

Satellite stares into Hurricane Jose's eye, revealing whitecaps on the ocean below A new, striking satellite photo taken by the European Space Agency's Sentinel-1 satellite, shows off Hurricane Jose's extreme power.Within Jose's eye, you can see swirling low-level clouds that make up mesovortices spinning within the eye of the most powerful hurricanes, like Jose.

Before and after photos show Hurricane Irma's devastation in the Caribbean

Before and after photos show Hurricane Irma's devastation in the Caribbean Hurricane Irma caused billions in damage in Florida, destroying large parts of the Keys and knocking out power to at least 60 percent of the state., however, pales in comparison to the toll that Irma exacted in the northern Leeward Islands and parts of the Caribbean.

Powerful Hurricane Irma Strips Caribbean Islands of Color

Powerful Hurricane Irma Strips Caribbean Islands of Color Images captured by NASA’s Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite show Irma’s impact on the British and U.“The most obvious change is the widespread browning of the landscape,” according to Kathryn Hansen, science writer at NASA’s Earth Observatory.