TechDay New Zealand - Aotearoa's technology news network

Space stories - Page 2

Story image
New Tech Start programme helps SA women enter space industry
Tue, 22nd Feb 2022
#
edutech
#
microsoft
#
micro-credentials
Tech Start will provide the connections and pathways to help women pursue a career in the growing space and defence industry.
Story image
Game review: Chorus (PC/PS5)
Mon, 21st Feb 2022
#
sustainable it
#
gaming
#
reviews
Chorus is a narrative space shooter set in an interesting almost open world. The game centres around Nora, the pilot of an AI starship called Forsaken.
Story image
Microsoft partnership to explore how cloud, AI and machine learning can be used in space
Fri, 10th Sep 2021
#
microsoft
#
ml
#
ai
Microsoft partners with Australian Institute for Machine Learning to explore advanced cloud computing, AI, computer vision and machine learning in space.
Story image
Game review: Space Invaders Invincible (Switch)
Fri, 20th Aug 2021
#
gaming
#
reviews
#
technology gifts
Nintendo Switch players get to experience one of the most influential video game series in history with Space Invaders Invincible.
Story image
Virgin Galactic completes first fully crewed spaceflight
Mon, 12th Jul 2021
#
satellite
#
space
#
virgin galactic
Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity has successfully reached space in its fourth rocket-powered spaceflight, with Sir Richard Branson on board.
Story image
New Zealand and NASA partner up, allowing Aotearoa to grow space industry, minister says
Wed, 2nd Jun 2021
#
satellite
#
space
#
science
New Zealand and NASA have partnered up under the multi-lateral Artemis Accords, in an effort to enhance space exploration efforts. .
Story image
Game review: Deliver Us The Moon (PC)
Wed, 13th Jan 2021
#
gaming
#
reviews
#
technology gifts
Dutch developer, KeokeN Interactive, invites players on a solitary lunar journey in their intriguing game, Deliver Us The Moon.
Story image
Microsoft’s Azure Space – Cloud above the clouds
Wed, 21st Oct 2020
#
cloud services
#
microsoft
#
public cloud
Microsoft is entering the private space exploration market with Azure Space, hiring a team of experts to build cloud capabilities for the space industry.
Story image
Govt funds research into solar tsunamis, decolonising algorithms and more
Mon, 14th Sep 2020
#
web development
#
ai
#
satellite
With $187 million in grants going to research across Aotearoa New Zealand, we look at a few of the tech-related projects that have been given funding.
Story image
Myriota cements North America presence through exactEarth deal
Thu, 2nd Apr 2020
#
iot
#
satellite
#
space
Myriota expands in N. America with exactEarth deal, gaining assets and opening Ontario office.
Story image
Virgin Galactic relocates SpaceShipTwo, moves closer to commercialisation
Wed, 19th Feb 2020
#
satellite
#
space
#
virgin galactic
Virgin Galactic has relocated its SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity to Spaceport America in New Mexico, a key step towards commercial service.
Story image
Kacific satellite payload to take off on SpaceX launch
Tue, 17th Dec 2019
#
satellite
#
space
#
spacex
Its 56 high-throughput spot beams will place capacity over selected regions in South East Asia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands.
Story image
Thales and RMIT create new standard for space communication
Wed, 11th Dec 2019
#
satellite
#
space
#
thales
The joint research project will help to ensure interoperability of high accuracy satellite-based positioning services.
Story image
Aussie researchers to help NASA advance astronaut health
Fri, 25th Oct 2019
#
satellite
#
space
#
nasa
Aussie scientists join NASA to develop health sensors for space, heralding nanotech gains on Earth.
Story image
Boeing backs Virgin Galactic's missions to space
Tue, 15th Oct 2019
#
satellite
#
space
#
virgin galactic
Boeing is throwing its weight – and its wallet – behind Sir Richard Branson’s spaceflight company Virgin Galactic.
Story image
Virgin Galactic steps closer to completing SpaceShipTwo
Thu, 19th Sep 2019
#
partner programmes
#
satellite
#
space
Virgin Galactic reaches milestone in manufacturing next spaceship, successfully mating fuselage, cabin, wing and tail booms.
Story image
HPE's Aitken supercomputer shoots for the moon
Mon, 26th Aug 2019
#
servers
#
satellite
#
supercomputer
HPE's 'Aitken' supercomputer set to boost the Artemis moon missions with state-of-the-art simulations.
Story image
NZ Space Agency to track satellites launched from NZ
Mon, 1st Jul 2019
#
satellite
#
space
#
leolabs
The tracking tool will have huge benefits for future commercial space activity – and for avoiding space debris.
Story image
Supermicro high-performance systems support exploration to distant galaxies
Wed, 19th Jun 2019
#
hpc
#
satellite
#
e-waste
Super Micro Computer has announced breakthroughs in HPC applications, including scientific research and space exploration.
Story image
US 'Space Fence' tracked satellite breakup debris in real time
Tue, 28th May 2019
#
satellite
#
space
#
ndi
US Air Force's Space Fence detects Indian satellite debris, proving key for space safety amidst growing orbital litter.
Story image
$199m centre to boost Australia's space technologies
Tue, 16th Apr 2019
#
big data
#
bi
#
data analytics
The Cooperative Research Centre for Smart Satellite Technologies and Analytics (SmartSat CRC) will be the cornerstone of space technologies.
Story image
NZ-Dutch startup to send $3.35 million into space
Thu, 20th Dec 2018
#
satellite
#
space
#
dawn aerospace
Investors will soon be sending $3.35 million into space – and helping Kiwi-Dutch startup Dawn Aerospace to make it happen.
Story image
These were the voyages of the Kepler space telescope
Mon, 5th Nov 2018
#
satellite
#
space
#
nasa
After nine years exploring deep space, NASA's spacecraft and telescope will now be another piece of historical space junk.
Story image
William Shatner opens Rocket Lab's latest NZ base
Tue, 16th Oct 2018
#
satellite
#
space
#
rocket lab
William Shatner launches Rocket Lab's Auckland site, aiming for weekly rocket production.