Engineering

Tackling the high-voltage needs of next-gen satellites

Scientists at the Swiss Plasma Center at EPFL, in collaboration with Beyond Gravity and with the support of the ESA, have developed a slip ring assembly that can more than triple the operational voltage of new-generation, ...

Internet

Using machine learning to close Canada's digital divide

Rural and remote communities in Canada often rely on satellites to access the internet, but those connections are fraught—with many glitches and service interruptions because the technology can be unreliable. The inequity ...

Telecom

How 'zero-trust' could enable safe data exchange in space

Incidents such as the 2021 Colonial Pipeline hack and ransomware attacks on U.S. colleges and universities illustrate the importance of robust cybersecurity measures that protect the technologies and services that people ...

Telecom

Satnav test on remote island lab

ESA's navigation testbed vehicle participated in a campaign organized by Norwegian governmental authorities to assess the impact of jamming and spoofing on satnav systems and test innovative technologies for detection and ...

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