Spain Launches Space Technology Program Call With EUR 70m in Subsidies

May 21, 2024|

The Centro para el Desarrollo tecnológico Industrial (CDTI) Innovation has launched the 2024 call for the Space Technology Program (PTE) focused on promoting the competitiveness of the Spanish aerospace industry as a key actor for [...]

NASA Selects BAE Systems to Develop Ocean Color Instrument

May 21, 2024|

NASA, on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has selected BAE Systems (formerly known as Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation) of Boulder, Colorado, to develop an instrument to analyze ocean data as [...]

China Launches Beijing-3C Remote-Sensing Satellite Constellation

May 21, 2024|

China has launched the Beijing-3C satellite constellation aboard the Long March-2D carrier rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, launching four Beijing-3 optical remote sensing satellites into orbit. This was the 523rd flight mission of [...]

The National Space Society Mourns the Passing of CEO Anita Gale

May 21, 2024|

Veteran Aerospace Engineer Was a Member of the Organization for 33 Years The National Space Society mourns the passing of its CEO and longtime Board member Anita Gale. She took the position of Chief Executive [...]

BAE Systems wins $450 million contract to build weather satellite instrument

May 20, 2024|

BAE Systems won a $450 contract to develop an ocean-color instrument for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s next geostationary weather constellation. The post BAE Systems wins $450 million contract to build weather satellite instrument [...]

Sols 4188-4190: Aurora Watch on Mars

May 20, 2024|

4 min read Sols 4188-4190: Aurora Watch on Mars This image was taken by MAHLI onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 4187 NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS Earth planning date: Friday, May 17, 2024 During the night of [...]

Aurorasaurus Roars During Historic Solar Storm

May 20, 2024|

2 min read Aurorasaurus Roars During Historic Solar Storm During the peak of activity (May 10-11, 2024) the Aurorasaurus website showed widespread reports and real-time alerts. The largest geomagnetic storm in 21 years lit up the sky [...]

Viasat taps OneWeb to provide multi-orbit maritime broadband

May 20, 2024|

Geostationary fleet operator Viasat is buying capacity from OneWeb’s low Earth orbit satellites for maritime customers in the latest multi-orbit challenge to Starlink’s growing dominance.  The post Viasat taps OneWeb to provide multi-orbit maritime broadband [...]

NASA Selects BAE Systems to Develop Ocean Color Instrument for NOAA

May 20, 2024|

NASA, on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has selected BAE Systems (formerly known as Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation) of Boulder, Colorado, to develop an instrument to analyze ocean data as [...]

How Privateer aims to slash Earth imagery costs

May 20, 2024|

Privateer’s recent acquisition of Orbital Insight sheds new light on the Hawaiian startup’s ambitious plans, which are likely to include future acquisitions. The post How Privateer aims to slash Earth imagery costs appeared first on [...]

55 Years Ago: Two Months Until the Moon Landing

May 20, 2024|

The march to the first Moon landing took a giant leap forward in May 1969 with the successful completion of Apollo 10, essentially a dress rehearsal for the landing mission. During their eight-day flight, the [...]

NASA, Sierra Space Deliver Dream Chaser to Florida for Launch Preparation

May 20, 2024|

Dream Chaser Tenacity, Sierra Space’s uncrewed cargo spaceplane, is processed inside the Space Systems Processing Facility (SSPF) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday, May 20, 2024. The spaceplane arrived inside a climate-controlled [...]

Astronaut Exercise

May 20, 2024|

Science in Space: May 2024 Future missions to the Moon and Mars must address many challenges, including preventing loss of bone and muscle tissue in astronauts. Research on the International Space Station is helping to [...]

Single brain implant gives paralyzed man bilingual communication

May 20, 2024|

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) If things ultimately work out as hoped, brain implants will ultimately restore communication for those who have become paralyzed due to injury or disease. But we're a long way from that [...]

Johnson Celebrates AA and NHPI Heritage Month: Anima Patil-Sabale

May 20, 2024|

Anima Patil-Sabale has been shooting for the stars since she was a little girl growing up in India. Inspired by books about the Apollo-era space program, Patil-Sabale decided she would be an astronaut one day. [...]

Readying Apollo 10 for Launch

May 20, 2024|

Nighttime, ground-level view of the Apollo 10 space vehicle on Pad B, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center. This photograph of the 363-feet tall Apollo/Saturn V stack was taken during pull back of the mobile [...]