A pressure group founded by George Clooney has teamed up with the UN, Harvard University and Google to use satellite images to try and monitor next month's referendum in Sudan.
Researchers have developed a new method of predicting solar storms that they say could help to avoid power and communications blackouts.
An Australian company is to build the world's first automated laser system to track dangerous space junk.
The successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket two weeks ago obviously impressed the punters - Iridium has signed a deal with the Falcon's creator, SpaceX, to use it to launch a fleet of commercial satellites.
A new space technology project will deliver near-real-time video, sensors and assessment results worldwide in the wake of natural disasters.
The US Air Force has selected Raytheon to design an advanced control segment that is expected to significantly improve the accuracy of information originating from Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites.