Sols 4216-4218: Another ‘Mammoth’ Plan!

June 17, 2024|

Curiosity Navigation Curiosity Mission Overview Where is Curiosity? Mission Updates Science Overview Science Instruments Science Highlights News and Features Multimedia Curiosity Raw Images Mars Resources Mars Exploration All Planets Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn [...]

Black holes formed quasars less than a billion years after Big Bang

June 17, 2024|

Enlarge (credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, Joseph Olmsted (STScI)) Supermassive black holes appear to be present at the center of every galaxy, going back to some of the earliest galaxies in the Universe. And we have [...]

NASA Awards Contract for Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations

June 17, 2024|

Credits: NASA NASA has awarded a contract to Vertex Aerospace, LLC of Madison, Mississippi, for labor support to ensure continuing safe operations of the Sonny Carter Training Facility at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. [...]

Spain’s Ienai Space gets funds to demo electrospray thrusters

June 17, 2024|

Spanish small satellite propulsion developer Ienai Space has raised 3.9 million euros ($4.2 million) to start demonstrating electrospray thrusters in low Earth orbit around the end of this year. The post Spain’s Ienai Space gets [...]

Space Force taps four firms for laser network project 

June 17, 2024|

Blue Origin, CACI International, General Atomics, and Viasat will design optical communications terminals for military spacecraft The post Space Force taps four firms for laser network project  appeared first on SpaceNews. Read More - SpaceNews

Johnson Celebrates LGBTQI+ Pride Month: Meet Maya FarrHenderson

June 17, 2024|

Maya FarrHenderson’s first day at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston involved the usual new hire setup and training tasks, but also something special: A tour of the CHAPEA (Crew Health and Performance Exploration Analog) [...]

Drugmaker to testify on why weight-loss drugs cost 15x more in the US

June 17, 2024|

Enlarge / Lars Fruergaard Jorgensen, chief executive officer Novo Nordisk A/S, during an interview at the company's headquarters in Bagsvaerd, Denmark, on Monday, June 12, 2023. (credit: Getty | Carsten Snejbjerg) After some persuasion from [...]

Webb identifies surprising carbon-rich ingredients around young star

June 17, 2024|

Using the joint NASA, European Space Agency (ESA), and Canadian Space Agency (CSA) James Webb Space Telescope, a team of international scientists studied a disk of cosmic material surrounding an extremely low-mass star. The results [...]

Gilat takes to the air with $245 million Stellar Blu takeover plan

June 17, 2024|

Israel’s Gilat Satellite Networks announced plans June 17 to buy Stellar Blu Solutions, a Texas-based aircraft equipment integration specialist, in a deal worth up to $245 million to chase the emerging market for multi-orbit Wi-Fi [...]

China Far Side Moon Samples – Evolving Human Exploration Plans

June 17, 2024|

  China’s Chang’e-6 far side sampling mission is near departure time as it circles the Moon awaiting the proper Moon-to-Earth alignment. Launched on May 3, the mission’s sample toting returner/capsule hardware is projected to parachute [...]

NASA Interns Blast Off for Their First Week at Goddard 

June 17, 2024|

Several hundred new faces walked through the gates of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for the first time on June 3. Who is this small army of motivated space-enthusiasts? It’s Goddard’s 2024 [...]

NASA Satellites Find Snow Didn’t Offset Southwest US Groundwater Loss

June 17, 2024|

4 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) Despite some years with significant snowfalls, long-term drought conditions in the Great Basin region of Nevada, California, Arizona, and Utah, along with increasing water [...]

Space Forum June 20: Wally Funk

June 17, 2024|

The National Space Society invites you to the next Space Forum Thursday, June 20, 2024, 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm EDT Wally Funk: Higher, Faster, Longer Register for this Space Forum with Loretta Hall Author [...]

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