Space exploration

Meet Anousheh Ansari, the only woman to ever travel to space on a self-funded mission

Fifteen years before Amazon founder Jeff Bezos catapulted himself into space in a rocket, Anousheh Ansari became the first female space tourist, spending nine days on the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. She is still the only woman to travel to space on a self-funded mission, which …

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NASA’s DART mission to strike an asteroid is launched this week. Here’s how to watch it online.

NASA’s asteroid impact mission is about to begin, and you can watch the event and several science briefings live. The Dual Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) is scheduled to launch no earlier than 1:20 a.m. EST (6:20 a.m. GMT) on Wednesday, November 24 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg …

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Babin and Lucas challenge NTSB over Authority to Investigate Trade Space – SpacePolicyOnline.com

The two main House Republicans who oversee commercial space activities are challenging new action by the National Transportation Safety Board to exercise more authority in commercial space accident investigations. In a letter to the NTSB, they requested more information and Representative Brian Babin introduced a resolution stating that commercial space …

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Exploration of Mars runs the risk of being deceived by fake fossils, researchers say

Mars has now become the new frontier, with most space nations focusing on exploring the Red Planet. The idea behind exploring Mars is to find signs of life, understand its climate, and determine natural resources. However, new research suggests that explorers looking for ancient life on Mars could be misled …

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Q + A-What is space debris and how dangerous is it?

Band Supantha Mukherjee STOCKHOLM, November 16 (Reuters) – Russia’s test on Monday to detonate one of its own satellites in space drew criticism for endangering the International Space Station crew and, experts said, created a field of debris that has increased the risks to space activities for years. WHAT DOES …

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Space Systems, Satellites & Launchers Market Research Report By Payload, Platform, Service Type, Vehicle Type, Orbit Type, End User, Region – Global Forecast until 2026

Space Systems, Satellites & Launchers Market Research Report By Payload (Cargo, Human Spaceflight & Satellite), By Platform (Air, Land & Sea), By Service Type, By Vehicle Type , by orbit type, by end user, by region (Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe, Middle East and Africa) – Global forecasts to 2026 – …

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ASU biogeochemist receives prestigious scholarship

November 4, 2021 As a world renowned microbiologist and biogeochemist, Ferran Garcia Pichel has developed an understanding of the interconnectivity of science. He studies microbial communities, examining how bacteria exist and interact within ecosystems – and what we can learn from the simplicity and adaptability of their mechanisms. The American …

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