The Only 2 Powerpoint Charts You Need To See Today
Keith's note: The NASA Advisory Council Human Exploration and Operations Committee is meeting today and tomorrow. Here's my summary/preview. I have seen this...
Ariane 6 central core reaches Europe’s Spaceport
The central core of ESA’s new generation Ariane 6 launch vehicle has arrived in French Guiana from Europe. This enables combined tests at Europe’s Spaceport ...
Airbus teams with Japan telcos to study connectivity serv...
Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Jan 18, 2022 Airbus, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), NTT DOCOMO, and SKY Perfect JSAT have jointly begun studying the fe...
Data-relay system connects astronauts direct to Europe
Paris (ESA) Jan 18, 2022 Astronauts on board the International Space Station are connecting straight to Europe at light speed, thanks to the European Data Re...
China conducts its first rocket launch of 2022
Beijing (XNA) Jan 18, 2022 China launched a Long March 2D carrier rocket on Monday morning, kicking off the country's space program for 2022. The rocket blas...
Avoiding chains of magnetic islands may lead to fusion pa...
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 13, 2022 To create the conditions needed for fusion reactions, tokamak reactors contain a plasma in magnetic fields. These magnetic f...
Virgin Orbit mission success brings UK satellite launch o...
London, UK (SPX) Jan 14, 2022 Satellite launch from Spaceport Cornwall is a step closer following Virgin Orbit's successful 'Above the Clouds' mission in the...
Being in space destroys more red blood cells
Ottawa, Canada (SPX) Jan 14, 2022 A world-first study has revealed how space travel can cause lower red blood cell counts, known as space anemia. Analysis of...
North Korea tests 'tactical guided missiles' in military ...
Seoul (AFP) Jan 18, 2022 North Korea said Tuesday it had launched two tactical guided missiles, its fourth sanctions-busting test of the year as it seeks to ...
US calls on N.Korea to 'cease' its 'unlawful' missile lau...
Washington (AFP) Jan 17, 2022 The United States called on North Korea Monday to "cease its unlawful and destabilizing activities," after Pyongyang fired two ...
Zero CO2 emissions 'spaceplane' parts to be manufactured ...
Sydney, Australia (SPX) Jan 14, 2022 Aerospace engineering startup Hypersonix Launch Systems has signed a Master Research Collaboration Agreement (MRCA) with...
Philippines to buy 32 new Black Hawk helicopters
Manila (AFP) Jan 16, 2022 The Philippines will buy 32 new Black Hawk helicopters for more than $620 million, the defence secretary said Sunday, in the nation...
Aliena deploys compact and fuel-efficient satellite engin...
Singapore (SPX) Jan 14, 2022 Aliena, a tech spin-off from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), has been deployed into space a nanosat...
Intelsat buys 2 Software-Defined Satellites from Thales A...
McLean VA (SPX) Jan 13, 2022 Intelsat, operator of the world's largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, and Thales Alenia Space, Joint Venture b...
SES Government Solutions Launches On-Demand X-band Servic...
Reston VA (SPX) Jan 14, 2022 SES Government Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, announced the launch of tactiXs, a mission-specific managed service ...
Agency Addresses Hypersonic Vehicle Detection, Satellite ...
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 14, 2022 The Space Development Agency will be fielding satellites that will provide eyes-on capability to detect maneuverable hyperso...
SpaceX delivers trio of Cape Town built satellites into o...
Cape Town, South Africa (VOA) Jan 14, 2022 SpaceX rocket launch Thursday carried three small South African-made satellites that will help with policing South...
Curiosity measures intriguing carbon signature on Mars
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Jan 18, 2022 After analyzing powdered rock samples collected from the surface of Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover, scientists have announced...
Pebbles before mountains
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 14, 2022 NASA's Mars 2020 mission team has been working methodically and thoroughly, making good progress on understanding the best pat...
Rolling stones on Mars
Paris (ESA) Jan 14, 2022 There's more to this image of Mars than first meets the eye: nestled in the detail of the cliff face that cuts through this scene ar...
Martian Meteorite's organic materials origin not biological
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 14, 2022 Organic molecules found in a meteorite that hurtled to Earth from Mars were synthesized during interactions between water an...
Newly discovered carbon may yield clues to ancient Mars
University Park PA (SPX) Jan 18, 2022 NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars on Aug. 6, 2012, and since then has roamed Gale Crater taking samples and sending...
Steady driving towards ExoMars launch
Paris (ESA) Jan 18, 2022 The first simulation of the ExoMars Rosalind Franklin rover driving off its landing platform closed out an incredible year of prepar...
Sols 3355-2256: Closer to the Prow
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 14, 2022 The "bump" planned on Sol 3354 to move the rover closer to "The Prow" outcrop was successful, placing the front wheels very cl...
From space to the road - 10 years of ROboMObil
Berlin, Germany (SPX) Jan 14, 2022 The ROboMObil (ROMO) has been transferring space research to the road since 2011. The project began a few years earlier at...
Widespread megaripple activity on Martian North Pole
Tucson AZ (SPX) Jan 13, 2022 Megaripples, intermediate-scale bedforms caused by the action of the wind, have been studied extensively and thought to be large...
Sol 3354: Tantalizingly Out of Reach
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 13, 2022 Today Curiosity is doing a little bit of everything: some contact science, some targeted science, and a little driving. When w...
Sol 3350-3352: A Rock Under the Wheel
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 12, 2022 We are back into our planning routine after the Christmas break. In fact, this was the third plan in the new year, and the thi...
NASA's InSight enters safe mode during regional Mars dust...
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 12, 2022 NASA's InSight lander is stable and sending health data from Mars to Earth after going into safe mode Friday, Jan. 7, followin...
Sol 3353: Raise the (Martian) Roof
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 12, 2022 On the second sol of the weekend plan, Curiosity took an unexpected break, stopping arm motion on the way to deploying MAHLI t...
Assessing Perseverance's Seventh Sample Collection
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 10, 2022 On Wednesday, Dec. 29 (sol 306) Perseverance successfully cored and extracted a sample from a Mars rock. Data downlinked after...
Perseverance set to exit Seitah area
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 10, 2022 While many reflect on the past and bid it farewell, there's a lot of exciting science to come in the next year. While many wer...
SpaceRef/NASAWatch Interview on Asteroid 7482 Flyby
Keith's note: Asteroid 7482 (1994 PC1), 1 kilometer in diameter will fly by Earth today 4.51 p.m. ET. It is moving at 47,344 miles per hour and will get no c...
Astronaut selection: stage one complete
The next stage of ESA’s astronaut selection is underway, with around 1391 applicants invited to a full day of testing at a facility in Europe.
Alpha Blue Ocean launches NFT concept via Space X Transpo...
Dubai UAE (SPX) Jan 14, 2022 Alpha Blue Ocean, the family office founded by Pierre Vannineuse and financial partner of WISeKey, announces the new technologic...
$10M elevates UArizona hypersonics facilities to national...
Tucson AZ (SPX) Jan 14, 2022 University of Arizona aerospace and mechanical engineering researchers have received $3.5 million in funding from the state of A...
Common household cleaner can boost effort to harvest fusi...
Plainsboro NJ (SPX) Jan 13, 2022 Scientists have found that adding a common household cleaning agent - the mineral boron contained in such cleaners as Borax ...
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