RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Satellite Technology

A collection of news and information related to Satellite Technology published by this site and its partners.

Top Satellite Technology Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • St. Cloud man dreams of Martian address

    St. Cloud man dreams of Martian address
    The '60s were an heady time for space exploration. President John F. Kennedy fired the starter's pistol in the space race with a rousing speech about America's manifest space destiny: "We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things,...
  • Charter Offers to Buy Time Warner Cable for $61 Billion

    Charter Communications has gone public with an offer to acquire Time Warner Cable in a deal that would be worth more than $61 billion -- an offer the bigger operator called "grossly inadequate." Charter, having failed to sway TW Cable's board with...
  • To Slap ABC Family, The CW Borrowed Aggressive Ad Trick

    CW's decision this week to run ads on ABC Family telling TV viewers to stop watching "Pretty Little Liars" and turn instead to its own "The Originals" is bold, eyebrow-raising and even a little obnoxious. But it's not unprecedented. The broadcast netlet,...
  • NASA gets some funding for Mars 2020 rover in federal spending bill

    NASA gets some funding for Mars 2020 rover in federal spending bill
    Congressional negotiators released a $1.1-trillion omnibus spending bill for the 2014 fiscal year that’s more generous to NASA’s scientific endeavors than the White House’s proposal, but it may be too soon to celebrate, officials said...
  • Mars fan lands rover career

    Mars fan lands rover career
    Rebekah Sosland remembers the first time she saw the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity touch down on the Martian surface 10 years ago. She was 14, in the eighth grade in Fredericksburg, Texas, and watching the momentous event unfold on television as...
  • End of film: Paramount first studio to stop distributing film prints

    In a historic step for Hollywood, Paramount Pictures has become the first major studio to stop releasing movies on film in the United States. Paramount recently notified theater owners that the Will Ferrell comedy “Anchorman 2: The Legend...
  • Verizon Buys Intel's Internet TV Unit, and Telco Plans to Launch Virtual TV Services

    It's official: Verizon Communications and Intel announced that the telco will acquire the chip company's over-the-top broadband TV service, and that Verizon plans to use the technology to deliver "over the top" TV services that will compete with cable and...
  • KSC extends Vehicle Assembly Building tours to Feb. 23

    KSC extends Vehicle Assembly Building tours to Feb. 23
    UPDATE: Kennedy Space Center has changed the end date of the tours to Feb. 23. Public tours of the Vehicle Assembly Building will end Feb. 23 Feb. 11, officials of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex announced Tuesday. The attraction's VAB Up-...
  • Amazon Exploring Over-the-Top TV Service

    Amazon.com -- which has disrupted book publishing and retailing, among other industries -- now may be looking to rattle the cages of the pay-TV biz. The e-commerce colossus has approached entertainment companies about licensing TV channels for a...
  • Cloudy Forecasting Gradually Clears: Weather Has Always Been Big News

    Forecasting the weather -- or trying to -- is as old as civilization. Around 340 B.C., the Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote a four-volume text exploring the origins and dynamics of different weather events. Still, for many hundreds of years,...
  • When it comes to free trials, watch out for costly renewals

    When it comes to free trials, watch out for costly renewals
    Joe bought a new car and received a few free months of Sirius XM, the satellite radio service. When that was done, Sirius asked if he wanted a six-month trial for $25. Joe said yes. ASK LAZ: Smart answers to consumer questions Then he lost track...