Space exploration

Chinese astronauts, students from Beijing, Macau and Hong Kong in space-to-Earth interview on New Year’s Day

Three Chinese astronauts from the Tiangong space station had a video chat with students in Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday afternoon, the first day of 2022. The live space-Earth conference brought together around 500 young students at the three sites. The astronauts shared their space dream and their …

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From Tally Ho to space

December 30 – OXFORD – A distinguished last name from Granville County is now rushing into space, destined to take its place a million miles from Earth and write a new page in the annals of space exploration. The James Webb Space Telescope was launched on Christmas Day with, not …

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Innovative in space

From global space agencies to emerging private sector players and even the general public, each of us has a role to play in guiding global space travel. By Salem Humaid AlMarri, Managing Director of MBRSC In the space realm, we keep thinking about the next big thing. Since the advent …

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UTSA Helps Lead International Space Research, Enriched Student Experience | UTSA today | UTSA

It took the combined efforts of NASA and European and Canadian space agencies to make this possible. Astronomers around the world have used Hubble and ground-based telescopes to prepare for this momentous occasion. The group that I co-lead at the University of Texas at San Antonio includes about 55 astronomers …

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Scottish scientist to pilot mission to Mars

Dr Christian Schröder is one of five ‘visiting researchers’, joining five scientists from Europe, Russia and Canada who will play a leading role in commanding the Euro-Russian rover ExoMars Rosalind Franklin when it launches. in September 2022. Once the rover lands at the selected Oxia Planum site on Mars in …

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Summary of scientific news: geologists discover a “treasure” of dinosaur tracks in Poland; NASA’s Webb Telescope promises ‘incredible journey’ for astronomy and more

Here is a summary of scientific news briefs. Geologists find “treasure” of dinosaur tracks in Poland Hundreds of dinosaur footprints, so well preserved that even scaly skin can be seen, have been found in Poland, giving a glimpse of a complex ecosystem around 200 million years ago, geologists said. Described …

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DART launch could be key milestone in planetary defense – The NAU Review

The latest NASA launch into space is going to have an impact. In fact, that is its whole mission. This is all part of a long-term planetary defense strategy to avoid an “Armageddon” scenario, and the NAU planetologist Cristina Thomas is part of the team studying this event. DART (Double …

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Bill Nye calls it his ‘mission in life’ to help people filter out false information

In a new MasterClass, over 13 lessons, Nye shares a timely reminder: science is always all over. Master class Say Bill Nye’s name, someone might be screaming “science guy”, and a millennial nearby will unlock a memory. They sit in a classroom as their teacher unrolls a cart containing an …

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The team behind NASA’s newest Martian rover to honor persevering students

Throughout the rover’s development, its journey to Mars, its white-fisted landing and ambitious surface mission so far, the Perseverance team has risen to new challenges. “It’s the most complex robotic system we’ve ever sent to another planet,” said Jennifer Trosper, Perseverance Project Manager at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern …

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NASA Gets Rare Asteroid Sample From Japan In Landmark Exchange

The historical exchange will help researchers gain insight into the past. HOUSTON – NASA has conducted an international asteroid sample exchange with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. This is the largest surviving sample of asteroids in the history of the Johnson Space Center. “It’s not me walking on the moon …

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Buzz Aldrin: Second man on the moon

Buzz Aldrin is a veteran astronaut who became only the second person to set foot on the moon. As part of the Apollo 11 space flight commanded by Neil Armstrong, he made the trip to the lunar surface in July 1969 where he collected lunar rock samples, photographed the terrain …

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NASA to launch final mission to test laser communication in space

NASA’s next laser communications mission will launch early Sunday morning. The Laser Communication Relay (LCRD) demonstration will take off on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket during a scheduled two-hour window of 4:04 am to 6:04 am EST from the Cape Canaveral space station in Florida. The LCRD, a …

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How Space Park Leicester inspires the next generation of space pioneers and engineers

The £ 100million Space Park Leicester opened its doors to dozens of young people to show them a fun way to jump into space technology as a future career. The research, innovation and education hub led by the University of Leicester has hosted experiments, 3D printing shows and thermal imaging …

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BioHarvest Sciences appoints astronaut Chris Hadfield to advisory board

Hadfield’s expertise will lead to expansion of BioHarvest’s focus to include space biology VANCOUVER, BC and REHOVOT, Israel, December 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – BioHarvest Sciences Inc. (“BioHarvest” or the “Company”) (CSE: BHSC) Appoints Renowned Astronaut Chris Hadfield to its advisory board as part of a campaign to leverage …

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Astroscale Completes Largest Funding Round To Date, Raising $ 109 Million

The Astroscale team in March 2021 when ELSA-d was dispatched for launch. (photo: Astroscale) Astroscale has taken a major step forward in funding, achieving the largest funding round in its history. The company announced on November 25 that it has closed its Series F cycle with additional funding of $ …

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A thrill to see this musical start its theatrical journey

Loading Without Sondheim, Broadway wouldn’t have had a musical theater bar that tackles suicide, but the push for emotional depth (in a form that’s supposed to be superficial) puts Travelers in the company of successful contemporary musicals such as Next to normal and Dear Evan Hansen, who both face suicide …

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100 times more powerful than US technology, China says its nuclear reactor for space missions will surpass NASA’s device

Chinese scientists are currently building a powerful nuclear reactor for their expeditions to the Moon and Mars. Beijing says its reactor will be 100 times more powerful than the device the US space agency wants to install on the moon’s surface by 2030. The new technology is part of a …

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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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Global LEO-Driven Satellite Propulsion Technology Market Expected To Reach $ 13,212.7 Million By 2031 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The report “LEO Focused Satellite Propulsion Technology Market – A Global and Regional Analysis: Focus on End User, Application, Propulsion Type, Satellite Mass, Component, L ‘orbit, thruster type and country – Analysis and forecast, 2021-2031’ has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global LEO-driven satellite …

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Testimony of Patricia Sanders – Hearing: International collaboration and competition in space: monitoring the role and programs of NASA

Testimony of Patricia Sanders – Hearing: International collaboration and competition in space: monitoring the role and programs of NASA Progress report from: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Posted: Thursday October 21 2021 Declaration of Dr Patricia Sanders Chair National Aeronautics and Space Administration Advisory Group on Aerospace Safety …

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Coldplay: Music of the Spheres album review

It’s been over 20 years since “Yellow” introduced the world to Coldplay at its best: hopelessly romantic but not suspicious, full of wonder but grounded in the present. The song’s cymbals crash and its lyrics lament for the stars, but it’s more than just love drivel. Chris Martin’s falsetto may …

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Explorers Club: Women in Space | SpaceRef

THURSDAY – October 14 at 7 p.m. ET Meet 4 stellar women who are leading the way in the next era of human spaceflight – from commercial spaceflight professionals to budding astronauts to spacewalk operations engineers and more! Join moderator Dr Shawna Pandya to chat with these amazing Explorers Club …

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IAEA to present top-notch conferences and technical excellence awards during ASCEND 2021

IAEA to present top-notch conferences and technical excellence awards during ASCEND 2021 Press Release From: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Posted: Monday October 11 2021 The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is pleased to announce the winners of major conference and technical excellence awards. Lectures and prizes …

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Exhibition Quartiers Terre Space for sale

M Live is pleased to announce that tickets for the award-winning NEIGHBORHOOD EARTH immersive space exhibit are on sale this Monday, October 11. Developed by NEC Partners, in collaboration with US Space & Rocket Center and George C. Marshall of NASA, NEIGHBORHOOD EARTH transports audiences across the galaxy in a …

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Unreasonable chooses Voyager space for prestigious scholarship to help solve world’s toughest problems

DENVER, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Voyager Space (Voyager), a global leader in space exploration, today announced the company’s membership Unreasonable‘s Fellowship and 2021 Unreasonable Impact Americas Program, with the aim of harnessing the power of business to drive sustainable and scalable change. Investments in the areas of …

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VHS student goes to space camp

(Photo courtesy of Allison Clemons) Tom Clemons, dressed at Space Camp. The program has had nearly one million trainees graduating from its programs since its inception in 1982. Tom Clemons spent a week at Space Camp, located at US Space & Rocket Center Have you ever wanted to train like …

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Pakistan-China space cooperation intensifies

Islamabad / New Delhi, October 3 (IANS): Pakistan and China have been collaborating in space technology for quite some time. The progress made so far by Pakistan in building its space infrastructure is mainly the result of constant assistance from China, even though Pakistan had taken the initiative to establish …

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Mars4 Metaverse announces Sushiswap debut

Gibraltar, Oct 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – MARS4, a dual tokenomic metaverse, has announced its launch on the popular Dex Sushiswap protocol. The project is very liquid and boasts of having revenue-generating NFT Mars Terrain, the first of its kind. It allows users to create and experience Red Planet while …

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NASA Marshall Executives Virtually Showcase Industry and Award Fiscal Year 2021 Awards | Business

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, Sept.30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, virtually presented its Industry & Advocate Awards for fiscal year 2021 on Wednesday, September 30. The awards reflect leadership in the aerospace business community and sustained accomplishments in service of Marshall and the overall …

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Who works to keep Earth’s orbit clean

Space is often described as a last frontier, the ultimate unknown, something right on the verge of being explored. So why are humans so enthralled with something so out of reach? The answers that scientists and researchers have uncovered have benefited the planet. “Why space? Asked Ian Christiansen, director of …

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AECOM to provide architectural and engineering services for the Kennedy Space Center and other NASA facilities

AECOM to provide architectural and engineering services for the Kennedy Space Center and other NASA facilities Press Release From: AECOM Technology Corporation Posted: Wednesday September 29 2021 AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consultancy, announced today that it has been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) …

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How mapping helped the Grand Canyon become awe-inspiring

September 28, 2021 An ASU team to share a historical and interdisciplinary atlas with the public Published in 1882, “Tertiary History of the Grand Cañon District with Atlas” is the first monograph produced by the United States Geological Survey. Written by “Grand Canyon Poet” Clarence Dutton, the book intersects with …

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Plan a weekend in Houston

There are many reasons why a trip to Space Center Houston is the basis of so many visits to Texas’ largest city. Anyone interested in even a glimpse of space exploration is sure to leave NASA’s vast and historic HQ in Houston in awe. Whether it’s trekking the elusive 363-foot …

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Let’s talk about sex (in space), baby

Last week, SpaceX’s Inspiration4 mission got us thinking about the future of space tourism and the possibility for us ordinary people to one day have a vacation among the stars. But this week, a sex toy maker wants us to think about sex in space. While we all thought Jeff …

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Space Health Institute awards nearly $ 4 million for studies on protecting the body from damage by reducing metabolism

Space Health Institute awards nearly $ 4 million for studies on protecting the body from damage by reducing metabolism Press release from: Translational Research Institute for Space Health Posted: Monday September 20 2021 The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine awards nearly $ 4 …

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Exciting Frontiers – Journal – DAWN.COM

HISTORY was made on Wednesday at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. This was not the launch of the first, or even the first private craft, to stir the coils that anchor humanity to this earthly world. It was also not the first time that humanity has looked to …

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Rolls-Royce’s nuclear project to mine the moon

Rolls-Royce is developing a nuclear reactor it hopes will be able to power mining operations on the Moon and even Mars, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. Dave Gordon, head of the company’s defense division, said he was studying how a micro-nuclear reactor could be used to propel rockets into …

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Analysis of the space batteries market, update of the post COVID-19 scenario and the main players by forecast 2020-2027

[190 Pages] Space battery market services and technologies. Main drivers, constraints and opportunities as well as a detailed analysis by 2027 PORTLAND, ORAGON, USA, Sep 17, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Space Battery Market Outlook – 2027 Space batteries are used on spacecraft as a means of energy storage. In space, batteries …

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Blue and gold orbiters bound for Mars in 2024

As this artist’s concept shows, the “Blue and Gold” orbiters – the ESCAPADE mission – will be launched to Mars in 2024. They have just passed their final mission exam. Image via Rocket Lab / UC Berkeley. Blue and gold orbiters March is a busy place these days. There are …

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NASA Exploration and Human Operations Mission leadership recognizes ARISS

Catherine Lueders, Associate Administrator of the Directorate of the Exploration and Human Operations Mission at NASA issued a statement acknowledging Amateur radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) for his accomplishments in promoting STEM initiatives through amateur radio NASA’s Space Communications and Navigation Networks (SCaN) allow #NASA to inspire the …

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