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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Virgin Orbit bullish on national security launch

CEO Dan Hart: “We have had a fairly extensive dialogue at all levels of the executive and with the Space Force and the intelligence community” WASHINGTON – Virgin Orbit predicts that more than 40% of the company’s business by 2026 will be spent on national security and defense. Virgin Orbit …

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NASA Ingenuity Mars helicopter preparing to overfly “raised ridges” and land near the edge of “South Séítah”

Animation showing NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars. Credit: NASA With Flight 15, Ingenuity began the return trip to “Wright Brothers Field” at “Octavia E. Butler Landing”, the site where Perseverance landed with Ingenuity in February. This flight was performed with the rotor speed recently increased to 2,700 rpm. After …

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Is Indonesia going to make its way in the space race?

BIAK, Indonesia – For 15 generations, members of the Abrauw clan have lived much like their ancestors. They cultivate with wooden plows in plots of the rainforest, gather medicinal plants and set traps to catch snakes and wild boars. The land they occupy on the island of Biak is everything …

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Cutting-edge computing and continuous updates in space – TechCrunch

The past two years have been difficult in many ways for both individuals and businesses. As a global community, we haven’t been able to travel long distances due to various restrictions, but that doesn’t mean we stop reaching for the stars. During this same period, monumental advances and achievements in …

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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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NASA’s SOFIA airborne observatory observes star formation near the galactic center

SOFIA flies over the snow-capped Sierra Nevada mountains with its telescope door open during a test flight. SOFIA is a modified Boeing 747SP. Credit: NASA / Jim Ross Examining the ionized carbon emissions of Sagittarius B provides essential information about star formation in our own galaxy and beyond. Sagittarius, or …

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U.S. FAA aims to complete SpaceX spacecraft review by December 31

A SpaceX SN15 prototype spacecraft is seen as it sits on a transporter after Wednesday’s successful launch and first landing since the company’s spacecraft facility, in Boca Chica, Texas, USA, on May 6, 2021. REUTERS / Gene Blevins WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (Reuters) – The United States Federal Aviation Administration announced …

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NASA says “earthgrazer” meteor flew over Georgia, Alabama

An intimidatingly named space object – “Earthgrazer” – flew over Georgia and Alabama this week, giving witnesses a glimpse of something rare, according to NASA. The “Earthgrazers” are fireball meteors with such a shallow trajectory that they travel long distances through the upper atmosphere, according to NASA. “Very rarely they …

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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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NASA pushes back human lunar mission schedule to 2025

Workers pressure wash the NASA logo on the vehicle assembly building before SpaceX sends two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Falcon 9 rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA, May 19, 2020. REUTERS / Joe Skipper Nov. 9 (Reuters) – NASA extends …

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Twenty years ago, Sabena was declared bankrupt

That was twenty years ago, November 7, 2001. La Sabena was declared bankrupt. Flight SN690, an Airbus A340-311 registered as OO-SCZ from Cotonou and Abidjan, was the last Sabena plane to land in Brussels on November 7, with 266 passengers and 11 crew members. End of the story, totally unimaginable …

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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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NASA’s Latest Breakthrough: “Best Space Tacos Yet”

A small step for the man, a giant step for the carne asada. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have successfully grown and harvested chili peppers in space, and this week they enjoyed their loot for the first time. Megan McArthur, a grinning American astronaut, said on Twitter that she …

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SpaceX accepts delivery of NASA’s DART asteroid impact spacecraft

NASA says the Double Asteroid Redirect Test (DART) spacecraft has arrived at SpaceX’s Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB) facility for launch later this month. After being carefully packaged for shipment from the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University (JHUAPL) in Maryland on September 29, the small 690 kg (~ …

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SpaceX creates subsidiary in India and plans to apply for license

SpaceX, the richest person in the world, owned by Elon Musk, incorporated its wholly owned subsidiary in India on Monday to launch local broadband operations, a senior company official said. SpaceX’s satellite broadband arm, Starlink, aims to launch broadband services in India from December 2022, with 2 lakh of active …

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Oman to launch its first satellite in 2022

Three companies have come together to design and manufacture a complete satellite imagery system based on CubeSat technology. From left to right: Damian Jamroz, COO and Vice President of SatRevolution Grzegorz Zwoli? Ski, CEO and President of SatRevolution; Piotr A. Wrzecionowicz Ph.D., Dr. Sc., Mech. P. Eng., President and Professor, …

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Virgin Experience Gifts launches US vacation campaign

Experiential gifts are the best way to overcome the stress of supply chain and shipping issues this season. Posted: October 26, 2021 at 9:07 a.m. CDT|Update: 12 hours ago DENVER, October 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – After decades of success across the Atlantic, Virgin is launching its Blank experience …

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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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The Boeing Company: From Rockets to Commercial Crew

The Boeing Company is an American aerospace company that manufactures rockets, airplanes, satellites, missiles, and other high-tech products. Since 2011, they have been involved in NASA’s Commercial Crew Program (CCP) to provide a new vehicle that can transport astronauts into space. Boeing was founded in 1916 by William Edward Boeing …

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A refreshed WeWork goes public and ends on day one

Kate_sept2004 / Getty Images Following its 2019 IPO fiasco and a series of scandals, WeWork yesterday began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “WE”. Shares of WeWork Shares closed 13.5% higher at $ 11.78 on Thursday, according to the Wall Street Journal. See: Alternative Energy Bitcoin …

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The future of tourism? – Manila Bulletin

When William Shatner was finally able to take to space aboard one of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rockets on October 14, 2021, he not only became the oldest human to ever do ( at 90), he also helped bring the future of space tourism closer to reality. This year alone, …

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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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What if an asteroid hits Earth? Answers from NASA experts

A woman recently had a life-threatening experience in Canada. While she was sleeping all night, a meteorite, a small meteorite, passed through her roof and crashed into her pillow. He barely missed his head, but made a hole in the roof. The incident shed light on the question: what if …

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Kleos Space orders reconnaissance satellites for launch in 2022

TAMPA, Florida – Luxembourg-based startup Kleos Space has ordered four more RF reconnaissance satellites, ensuring a launch in mid-2022 to improve data collection and revisit times. Innovative Solutions in Space (ISISPACE) from the Netherlands is building the company’s fourth group of satellites, known as the Observation Mission, which has booked …

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NASA and Boeing to update struggling Starliner status on Tuesday

CAP CANAVERAL, Florida – More from NASA and Boeing are expected Tuesday after the unmanned Starliner mission twice failed to reach the International Space Station. The first orbital flight test took place in 2019. Starliner’s second setback occurred last August. Space photographer Dr. Ken Kremer of Space UpClose noted that …

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New SpaceX / St. Jude Oculus Quest app

A new virtual reality experience features patients at St. Jude’s Hospital offering words of encouragement to the Inspiration4 SpaceX mission crew. Voices of Inspiration launches today on Oculus Quest via App Lab and was created by Z3VR and Lucas Rizzotto. If you’ve ever experienced Rizzotto’s VR work, namely Where Thoughts …

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How SpaceX Can Live Up To Its $ 100 Billion Valuation

Astronauts Thomas Pesquet, Megan McArthur, Shane Kimbrough and Akihiko Hoshide with Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on April 23. Less than a month after sending four civilians on a historic three-day trip around Earth, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has taken a new step: a valuation …

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How to watch the NASA launch on Jupiter

NASA embarked on a 12-year mission on Saturday to study a cluster of asteroids with the launch of Lucy, a robotic explorer who will meander through the unexplored caverns of deep space to find new clues to the creation of our solar system. The 5:34 a.m. EST takeoff from the …

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NASA leadership visits JPL, discusses climate change and Mars

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy affirmed the agency’s commitment to studying climate change during a visit to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California on October 14. The visit was hosted by Acting JPL Director Larry James and also included a meeting with scientists and engineers …

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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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NASA’s daring mission to asteroid Lucy is ready to go

NASA’s latest asteroid mission, a spacecraft targeting space rocks orbiting in front of and behind Jupiter, is ready to begin its journey. Called Lucy, the mission is scheduled to launch on Saturday, October 16 at 5:34 a.m. EDT (9:34 a.m. GMT) aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from …

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SpaceX Has “Huge Lead” Over Blue Origin, Says Renowned Physicist

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku argues that Elon Musk’s company has accomplished more feats in space exploration than Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin. American theoretical physicist Michio Kaku has argued that Elon Musk’s SpaceX has a “huge lead” over Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin when it comes to space exploration, over “Varney & …

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Making Earth Observation Profitable Using Nanosatellites

The future of satellites is nanosatellites. However, the small size of these space technologies does not limit the impact they can have. Image Credit: Dima Zel / Shutterstock.com Since Russia launched the first man-made satellite in 1957, Earth has seen a steady increase in the number of orbiting satellites, with …

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