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NASA's Parker Solar Probe's Successful Milestones Have Begun With a Boom
As of 12:00 p.m. EDT on August 16, Parker Solar Probe was 2.9 million miles from Earth, traveling at 39,000 miles per hour, and heading to a Venus flyby.
After Years of Delay, Russia's Research Module Nauka Will Launch to ISS in 2019
The module Nauka began in 1995 and was to be used at the ISS as a stand-by substitute for Zarya. The launch was repeatedly postponed until now
Busy Time as Arianespace Preps for Vega and Ariane 5 Missions
All are ready as the payload processing for Arianespace’s two upcoming missions from French Guiana involving the European Space Agency’s Aeolus
CASIS and Teledyne Brown Engineering Offer Remote Sensing Challenge Using MUSES
MUSES can simultaneously host up to four instruments and offers the ability to change, upgrade, and robotically service those instruments.
Next Phase of Development Underway by SSL for DARPA's RSGS Mission Robotic Payload
a recently completed preliminary design review showed that the robotic payload design coupled with a Space Systems Loral spacecraft bus
SI Imaging Services' Feasibility Study of Using KOMPSAT-5 SAR to Measure Chukchi Sea Ice
This study presented that the KOMPSAT-5 SAR images can be used to produce high-resolution sea ice maps of the Arctic Ocean.
DoD Inspector General Has "Concerns" for Air Force Space Command's Supply Chain
The supply chain is the sequence of activities necessary to provide an end user with a finished product or system (from raw material to finished...
RUAG Space's 'Brains' Enable Both the Launch Rocket and the Wind Satellite, Aeolus, to Do Their Jobs
Aeolus is the first space mission to acquire profiles of the wind on a global scale.
Pakistan's First-Ever Remote Sensing Satellite PRSS-1Is Now Operational
The services provided by the satellites are expected to uplift the socio-economic development of Pakistan and “would also enable the country ...
Frontier Aerospace Selected by NASA for Deep Space Engine Flight Qualification
The DSE engine will enable the design of smaller and less expensive propulsion systems for spacecraft as a result of the lower temperature...
UK's Space Industry's £19 Million Contract Gets the Shakedown with Plans for Test Facility
Satellite test facilities at this scale, in one location do not currently exist in the UK.
India's Prime Minister Announces an Independence Celebration and a Manned Mission in Space by 2022
when India celebrates its 75th year of Independence, or before, an India – could be a boy or a girl – will go to space with the tricolour in their hand.
China's 'Satellite Savior' Spacecraft Said to Salvage Falling Satellites
provide attitude control assistance and push the device back into its proper trajectory, giving it about a decade of additional service life.
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Provides the Eyes of NASA's Parker Solar Probe with a WISPR
"Space weather is important for civilians, the Navy and all militaries. We need it and depend on it.”
The U.S. Army's Contract for $522 Million GATRs or the Military Procures Inflatable Satellite Antennas
antenna system has become the Warfighter's choice, for ground use in military situations in remote areas, quick deploys, or in harsh weather
Sierra Nevada Corporation Completes Study of First Module for NASA Gateway
The study was performed under one of SNC’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships-2 (NextSTEP-2) contracts. SNC plans to submit a...
TCarta's National Science Foundation Grant Goes Deep to the Seafloor ...Satellite-Derived Bathymetry Technology
Here's a big job... enhance and automate multiple techniques for deriving seafloor depth measurements from optical satellite imagery.
Through the Dark and Into the Light ULA's Successful Launch of NASA's Parker Solar Probe, the Fastest Spacecraft Ever
closest approach Parker Solar Probe will reach a top speed of 430,000 miles per hour or 120 miles per second, making it the fastest spacecraft in history.
Airbus Built the Aeolus Satellite for ESA Now Ready for Aladin and the Wind
Airbus-built Aeolus satellite ready to take on the wind ESA’s wind sensing spacecraft Aeolus, is encapsulated into the Vega launcher ready for lift-off
NASA's US$1.5 Billion Parker Solar Probe's Timeline Past and Future the Hopes and Plans
“We’ve accomplished something that decades ago, lived solely in the realm of science fiction.”