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  1. News - Hong Kong - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Legal expert calls for update to city's space laws

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Growing use of commercial satellites exposes grey areas in copyright and accident liabilities Legal expert calls for update to city's space laws Hong Kong needs to update its 23-year-old outer space law to keep pace with the growing use of commercial satellites both in the city and overseas, a legal expert says. Dr Zhao Yun, the city's top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1229467/legal-expert-dr-zhao-yun-calls-update-citys-outer-space-laws
  2. News - World - SPACE

    Lizard love space test back from brink as Russia contacts lost satellite

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:38pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Russia re-establishes contact with satellite carrying geckos for research on sex habits Lizard love space test back from the brink Will geckos still get it on in zero gravity? It looked like this and other pressing scientific questions would be unanswered after Russia's space agency lost contact last week with a Photon-M satellite carrying five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562044/lizard-love-space-test-back-brink-russia-contacts-lost-satellite
  3. News - China

    China keeps fishermen connected by satellite deep in disputed waters

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... or a Philippine or Vietnamese patrol ship when he's fishing in the disputed South China Sea. By the end of last year, China's homegrown Beidou satellite system had been installed on more than ... each year, or on Beijing's goal to increase offshore energy output. But the satellite equipment is a strong sign of the importance of seafood to the Chinese diet, and the lengths China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1561269/china-keeps-fishermen-connected-satellite-deep-disputed-waters
  4. News - World

    Nasa satellite will track earth’s ability to absorb carbon dioxide

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:18pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cape Canaveral, US Satellite will track earth's ability to absorb CO ccix:character{-2}/ccix:character A Nasa satellite being prepared for launch today is expected to reveal details about where carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas tied to climate change, is being released into earth's atmosphere on a global scale. The two-year, US$465 million project, known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1543740/nasa-satellite-will-track-earths-ability-absorb-carbon-dioxide
  5. Business - Companies

    Google buys satellite company Skybox Imaging

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 01:28am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in San Francisco Google in deal forsatellite company Google said it is acquiring satellite company Skybox Imaging for US$500 million as it works to bolster its mapping services and improve internet access. The all-cash deal was subject to adjustments, the company said yesterday. Skybox has designed satellites to capture images and deliver them to customers with details down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1530395/google-buys-satellite-company-skybox-imaging
  6. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Scientists sceptical of satellite firm Inmarsat's raw data on missing Malaysian flight MH370

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:10pm by STEPHEN CHEN, Wu Nan and Danny Lee

    ... Stephen Chen and Wu Nan in Beijing and Danny Lee Scientists question quality of information in 47-page report released by British company Scepticism over satellite data on missing flight Scientists have questioned the quality of raw data released by British satellite company Inmarsat that was used to determine Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 crashed into the Indian Ocean. They said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1520176/scientists-sceptical-satellite-firm-inmarsats-raw-data-missing-malaysian
  7. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Malaysia and British satellite firm release data on missing flight MH370

    Posted May 27th 2014, 12:46pm by Reuters, AFP, AP

    ... Agencies in Kuala Lumpur Malaysian government releases 47 pages of raw satellite data used to conclude that missing airliner crashed into the southern Indian Ocean Malaysia’s Department of Civil Aviation and British satellite firm Inmarsat on Tuesday released the data used to determine the path of missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, following mounting calls from passengers’ ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519853/malaysia-and-uk-satellite-firm-release-data-missing-mh370-flight
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan launches satellite to monitor damage from natural disasters

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:25am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Satellite to monitor disaster damage Japan successfully launched a new mapping satellite yesterday that will be used to survey damage from natural disasters and changes affecting rainforests. The Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 (ALOS-2) will be able to see scars left by catastrophes such as Japan's 2011 tsunami as well as monitor progress made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519330/japan-launches-satellite-monitor-damage-natural-disasters
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New Goes-R US satellite will warn of tornadoes and solar storms

    Posted May 19th 2014, 08:51pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Littleton, Colorado Lockheed Martin has begun final assembly of a weather satellite that will allow the US government to provide far earlier warnings about tornadoes and solar flares when it is launched in early 2016. Lockheed last week powered on a key part of the satellite for the first time in a special "clean room" at a sprawling facility south of Denver, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1515719/new-goes-r-us-satellite-will-warn-tornadoes-and-solar-storms
  10. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Malaysia to release satellite data on missing MH370 jet

    Posted May 20th 2014, 01:11pm by AFP and AP

    ... Agencies in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia says it will publicly release satellite data used to narrow down the search for the missing jetliner to the southern Indian Ocean. The Civil Aviation ... on the plane have demanded raw satellite data to be made public for independent analysis. The government says calculations using Inmarsat data showed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in the Indian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1516128/malaysia-release-satellite-data-missing-mh370-jet

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