Keyword: Satellite/​Spacecraft Communications

RF & Microwave Electronics

INSIDER: Energy

Once considered science fiction, technology capable of collecting solar power in space and beaming it to Earth to provide a global supply of clean and affordable energy is moving closer to reality. Through...

Special Reports: Communications
RF & Microwave Electronics - October 2022

From battlespace communications to deep space missions, RF electronics are at the heart of new advances in a variety of fields. Read about the latest innovations in this compendium of articles from...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Satellite radio communication is widely used in industry and government for high-bandwidth data transfers.
Special Reports: Software
Space Technology - July 2022

Read about a novel approach to space mining, an advanced propulsion system for hypersonic flight to Mach 17, how digital technology is fueling a new space economy, and much more in this compendium of recent...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Thanos Yiagopoulos, Chief Technology Officer of Momentive Performance Materials, discusses how engineers can determine the best product for their application.
Special Reports: Communications
RF & Microwave Electronics - May 2022

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Aerospace & Defense Technology and Tech Briefs, read about how advances in RF electronics are enabling new applications in avionics systems,...

Special Reports: Unmanned Systems
Unmanned Systems - March 2022

Powering better battlefield drones...autonomous quadcopters that fly aerobatic maneuvers...a breakthrough in compact UAV satellite communications technology. Read about these and other advances in air, ground,...

Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
Test & Measurement - February 2022

From space vehicles to the modern battlefield to the human body, test innovations are improving device and system reliability while speeding time to market. Read about the latest advances – including the...

Facility Focus: Aerospace
Learn about the aviation, space, cybersecurity, and engineering achievements happening at Embry-Riddle.
NASA Spinoff: RF & Microwave Electronics
Software created with NASA expertise improves satellite-based search and rescue system.
Blog: Imaging
There are some things you just can't do at a virtual trade show. Editor Bruce A. Bennett walks the floor at SPIE Photonics West.
Special Reports: Nanotechnology
Space Technology - January 2022

Read about the most powerful telescope ever launched into space, the NASA rocket that will carry humans back to the moon, the nanosatellites that are dramatically reducing the cost of space science, and much...

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Learn about the interconnects that are supporting today's miniature satellites.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) will usher in a new era of laser communications.
NASA Spinoff: RF & Microwave Electronics
Satellite scheduling software helps consolidate data acquisition and improve weather forecasting.
UpFront: Materials
NASA's satellite data reveals the pandemic's effect on our atmosphere, and a team of shoebox-sized rover scouts is prepped for the lunar surface.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The third flight of SLS and Orion will carry the first woman and first person of color to the Moon.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed an optical amplifier that they expect will revolutionize both space and fiber communication.
Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Space Technology - October 2021

A new era of space exploration is set to begin with Artemis 1, the first in a series of increasingly complex NASA missions that will take humans back to the moon and then on to Mars. Read all about it in this...

Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
RF & Microwave Electronics - October 2021

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Aerospace & Defense Technology and Tech Briefs, read about how advances in RF electronics are enabling new applications in satellite and...

Briefs: AR/AI
This AI turns even the blurriest photo into realistic computer-generated faces in HD.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The valve enables telerobotic resupplying of media such as propellant and pressurant.
Briefs: Communications
The flexible antenna was designed for active aeronautical satellite communications.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A team has introduced a new method for taking high-res images of fast-moving and rotating objects in space, such as satellites or debris in low-Earth orbit.
Special Reports: Test & Measurement
RF & Microwave Electronics - May 2021

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Aerospace & Defense Technology and Tech Briefs, read about how advances in RF electronics are enabling new applications in space and ground...

Facility Focus: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See how NASA Langley tests a variety of advanced aircraft concepts. including ways to make flying both cleaner and quieter.
Articles: Imaging
Standard commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) connectors continue to be a great resource for quick prototypes and reference designs.
Special Reports: Unmanned Systems
Aerospace & Defense - October 2020

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology, you'll learn about NASA's return to the moon with Apollo's twin sister Artemis, how autonomous...