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Apple Launches iPhone 14 with Satellite SOS and Car Crash Detection

Apple introduced new iPhone 14 models on Wednesday capable of using satellites to send emergency messages and an adventure-focused Ultra Watch for sports like diving and triathlons. The new handsets are capable of sending an emergency call for help via...

Ukraine Calls Up Reservists, Asks its Citizens to Leave Russia

Ukraine has called up the country’s reservists and asked its citizens to leave Russia "immediately" after Russia invaded the eastern part of the country on Monday. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy warned that Ukraine could face a battle for its very existence,...

NASA Probe Captures First Images of Venus’ Surface in Visible Light

NASA recorded the first-ever images of Venus's surface. The space agency's Parker Solar Probe captured the radiating glow of the planet's clouds, offering a glimpse of the composition of the planet. NASA used the Wide-field Imager for Parker Solar Probe...

Greek-Americans Call For Block On Turkey’s Satellite Launch

The launch of Turkey's SpaceX Turksat 5B satellite in the second quarter of 2021 is raising concerns by NGO's in the US. The Hellenic American Leadership Council and the Armenian National Committee of America signed a joint letter to the...

Satellite Images Reveal Extent of Kineta Flooding

Satellite images of Kineta, the town in Attica which has suffered so greatly from extensive flooding since Monday, depict the extent of the catastrophe that struck the area. The images come from the European Sentinel-2 satellite, part of the European Union's...

Greek Satellite Hellas Sat-4 Launched into Space (video)

The European rocket Ariane 5 launched the new "Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat" telecommunications satellite into space on Tuesday from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Weighing 6,495 kg (14,319 pounds), the new satellite will provide telecommunications capabilities, including television, Internet, telephone and secure communications, in...

Sunglint Phenomenon Captured by NASA over the Aegean

On July 6, 2017, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of sunglint on the waters around Crete and the Aegean Islands. The phenomenon of sunglint is a matter of optics. Areas where the...

Greek Mini Satellite Ready for Launch at Cape Canaveral

The Laboratory of Electromagnetic Theory of the Democritus University of Thrace / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has been selected to join the QB50 European initiative for the launch of a swarm of nano-satellites to investigate the upper...

OTE Sells Satellite Unit

Greece΄s biggest telecoms operator OTE said on Thursday it agreed to sell its satellite unit Hellas SAT to Saudi Arabia-based Arabsat for 208 million euros as part of measures to cut its debt. OTE, managed and partly-owned by Germany΄s Deutsche...