Targeting low-earth orbit satellites, Microchip has released its first radiation-tolerant power device.
January 23, 2023 by Aaron Carman
Using radar technology onboard a satellite, NASA’s latest launch is mapping the planet’s water supply and helping combat climate change.
December 26, 2022 by Aaron Carman
DARPA has tapped Intel to develop a low-cost link between current and future satellite constellations—effectively creating a "universal translator."
October 13, 2022 by Aaron Carman
NASA’s $308 million spacecraft crashed into a deep space asteroid, and the scientific community couldn’t be happier with the results.
September 29, 2022 by Aaron Carman
A new satellite cluster will do machine learning (ML) on board, and be able to send intelligence securely back to Earth.
September 14, 2022 by Jake Hertz
NASA has selected SiFive’s X280 RISC-V device as the CPU core for its upcoming High-Performance Spaceflight Computer (HPSC) project.
September 09, 2022 by Jake Hertz
As gallium nitride (GaN) technology gathers steam, new GaN transistor products are emerging to satisfy today’s engineering needs.
August 09, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Back in 2018, MIT broke the water-air wireless communication barrier. Now, a team at KIT has transmitted messages in a novel way from the Titanic.
August 08, 2022 by Chantelle Dubois
Hoping to further the spread of 5G networks, a collaboration between Qualcomm, Ericsson, and Thales investigates 5G non-terrestrial networks (5G NTN).
July 13, 2022 by Jake Hertz
With an eye on widespread internet access and defense, many space agencies and companies have zeroed in on laser-based systems for satellite-to-satellite communication.
March 24, 2022 by Arjun Nijhawan
Lamarr, in collaboration with an avante-garde musician named George Antheil, developed an early version of spread-spectrum communication known as frequency hopping.
March 08, 2022 by Robert Keim
In an unforgettable demonstration of STEM education in action, students at Tarwater Elementary School in Arizona used ham radio equipment to communicate directly with the International Space Station.
March 04, 2022 by Robert Keim
Amazon's Project Kuiper, a counterpart to SpaceX's Starlink, aims to bring connectivity to rural areas via a constellation of Ka-band satellites. Now, Verizon wants in on the action.
October 30, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Space data transfer has come a long way since those early calls to Houston. Here's a forward-looking glance at space communication technology.
September 01, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
SpaceX is known to create almost all of its technology in-house. What inspired the tech giant to acquire Swarm's technology?
August 12, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Acquisitions function as a fuel source of the tech industry. Recently, a trend of RF-focused acquisitions has been taking place. What does this mean for EEs and the RF industry?
August 09, 2021 by Lianne Frith
Qorvo, Microchip, MaxLinear, and Cree Wolfspeed have gone wide, electrically wide-band that is, with newly released GaN-based RF products for 5G and satellite communications.
June 28, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
With life cycles under five years, LEO satellite rollouts require trusted technology and rapid development windows where industry partnerships are key.
April 27, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
A new reference design from ADI appeals to electronic warfare applications, aerospace radar, and advanced commercial radio.
April 16, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
This week, Rohde & Schwarz released news of its new Q/V band upconverter meant to test satellite payloads. But what is the Q/V band?
August 12, 2020 by Jake Hertz
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