Space

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Nomadic herders in Burkina Faso are using satellite data

More than 65,000 farmers and herdsmen in Burkina Faso are using satellite data to plan their movements. This helps them avoid drought and conflict zones.

The science behind the SpaceX astronaut launch

To intercept the International Space Station (ISS), the SpaceX capsule must match the station’s speed, altitude and inclination. Here's is the science behind that.

Satellite data needs to be open to everyone

Demand for resources to build satellites could put vulnerable communities, indigenous land rights at risk. Future challenges remain, such as need for infrastructure, uneven distribution between countries.

Ethiopia has launched its first satellite

Ethiopia, with the assistance of China, has launched its first satellite into space. The Ethiopian Remote Sensing Satellite (ETRSS-1) will help improve and transform the country's agriculture sector.

Scientists are working together to solve one of the universe's mysteries

Perhaps precisely because they are so elusive, Fast Radio Bursts have received a lot of attention in the years since their discovery.

Ethiopia to launch its first-ever satellite in 2019

Ethiopia to launch its first-ever satellite in 2019.

Why NASA chose Senegal

Senegal has made great strides in astronomy and planetary sciences in recent years.