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The Incredible Story of NASA’s Construction of the $10 Billion James Webb Telescope

Everyone is excited about the seemingly endless potential of the James Webb Space Telescope as it explores the unseen depths of the universe, examines the viability of alien worlds, and more. But it wasn’t built in space. Before Webb could take his rightful place in orbit around the second Lagrange …

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How Starfield Can Be Different From The Outer Worlds and No Man’s Sky

After a long period of silence, Besthesda Softworks, the studio behind the old scrolls franchise, has finally released a new trailer for star fieldan original sci-fi RPG set to release in late 2022. The premise of star field, far future astronauts exploring the frontier of space, is very similar to …

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Saturn’s polar winds baffle NASA, power strong auroras

Loading Something is loading. Powerful winds at Saturn’s north pole are powering its aurora borealis and skewing scientists’ measurements, astronomers have found. The winds, which flow through two huge vortices at the planet’s north pole, carry electrically charged ions that drive the planet’s magnetic field. The previously mysterious phenomenon prevented …

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NASA/USGS Landsat 9 now operational – “Landsat 9 images are fantastic”

This natural-color image of San Francisco Bay was captured by Landsat 9’s new Operational Land Imager 2 instrument. Landsat 9, which launched September 27, 2021, is now in its operational phase and the USGS will release the given to the public from mid-February. Credit: NASA/USGS Landsat 9, a joint mission …

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How NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will prepare for its first cosmic observations

With NASA’s brand new space observatory on schedule in its commissioning phase, the science team outlined their plan to make the most of this $10 billion opportunity. The James Webb Space Telescope arrived a few days ago at its destination at Earth-Sun Lagrange Point 2 (L2), which is about 930,000 …

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Science mission begins for NASA’s new X-ray eye on the universe – Spaceflight Now

Artist’s concept of imaging X-ray polarimetry explorer. Credit: NASA A NASA astronomy satellite launched Dec. 9 from Kennedy Space Center on a SpaceX rocket has begun X-ray observing the universe, embarking on a mission to study the nature of black holes and the super-dense skeletons left behind by exploded stars. …

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NASA’s Lucy spacecraft cruises 30 million kilometers from Earth – Solar panel testing continues

Through Nasa January 13, 2022 NASA’s Lucy mission is the first spacecraft launched to explore the Trojan asteroids, a population of primitive asteroids orbiting in tandem with Jupiter. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center The Lucy spacecraft, launched on October 16, 2021, is now more than 30 million miles, or …

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The year ahead for the space industry: SpaceX’s Mars rocket, tourism and other billionaire battles

Big companies are starting to permeate all areas of spaceflight, from the most spectacular private launches to the smallest details. A modified version of Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant will even hitchhike on a future NASA trip around the moon. Other space missions chartered by the ultra-rich are on the agenda. …

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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Could Find Red Shift Galaxies That Are The Oldest Objects In The Universe

After 25 years of development costing nearly $ 10 billion, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope was finally launched on Christmas Day. Assuming there is no problem and the six-ton ​​telescope is able to fully deploy its instruments over the next 5.5 months, eligible scientists will begin to take turns pointing …

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Global space systems, satellite and launch vehicle industry

Dublin, Jan 6, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Space Systems, Satellites and Launchers Market Research Report By Payload, Platform, Service Type, Vehicle Type, By Type of orbit, by end user, by region – Global Forecast to 2026 – The “Cumulative impact of COVID-19” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. …

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Forbes India – Space X, Elon Musk: A Year of Space Tourism, Mars Flights and the Rise of China

SpaceX entered the fray in September with a three-day orbital mission around Earth with a fully civilian crew on Inspiration 4. Image: Patrick T Fallon / AFP From the Mars Ingenuity helicopter’s first powered flight over another world to the launch of the James Webb Telescope that will scan the …

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Space Activity Review: Special Edition – Top Ten Space Business Stories of 2021.

# 1 Space spaces At least thirteen space companies are announcing or concluding merger transactions with ad hoc acquisition companies in order to become listed on the stock exchange, producing a collective valuation of around $ 26 billion: Arqit, AST SpaceMobile, Astra, BlackSky, Momentus, Planet, Redwire, Rocket Lab, Satellogic, Spire, …

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NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Burns Critical Mid-Term Correction

Through Nasa December 25, 2021 At 7:50 p.m. EST on December 25, 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope launched its first course correction to adjust its course to its final orbit. Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center AT 7:50 p.m. EST, Webb first mid-term corrective burn has begun. It lasted …

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Bahrain takes first step into orbit, joining Gulf space race

Image of a previous SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base on May 4, 2019 in … [+] Cape Canaveral, Florida (Photo: Paul Hennessy / NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Bahrain said it sent a satellite into space on December 21, making its first …

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Huge SpaceX Spacecraft Aims To Bring Humans To Mars | Elon musk

Ihe month has been an eventful one for Elon Musk. The richest man in the world and founder of Tesla and SpaceX has been controversially named Time’s Person of the Year; got embroiled in a Twitter feud over his taxes with a politician he called “Senator Karen” and got a …

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Japanese space tourists return to Earth – Spaceflight Now

Russian Commander Alexander Misurkin smiles after exiting the Soyuz MS-20 landing capsule, visible below. Credit: Roscosmos Two Japanese space tourists and a veteran Russian cosmonaut left the International Space Station and landed on Earth on Sunday, ending a 12-day mission with a parachute-assisted landing in freezing Kazakhstan. The Soyuz MS-20 …

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Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and all the other names that made a difference in private space travel in 2021

Space tourism isn’t exactly a new concept, but 2021 has seen it move from a distant possibility to a real reality several times. While there are multiple factors behind these innovations, there are a few names that each play an important role in their own businesses. First, there’s the space …

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Elon Musk named Time Magazine Personality of the Year

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk is 2021 Time Person of the Year, the magazine said on Monday (December 13). “The Person of the Year is a marker of influence, and few individuals have had more influence than Musk over life on Earth, and potentially life off Earth as well,” …

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SpaceX Inspiration4’s all-civilian astronaut crew brought meteorite back to space (briefly)

After spending 50,000 years on Earth, a meteorite had the chance to visit space again for nearly three days, during the all-civilian Inspiration4 mission in September. Pilot Sian Proctor shared a video on Twitter Friday (December 10) showing a fragment of the huge Canyon Diablo space rock that crashed into …

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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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NASA administrators praise preparations for Artemis mission at Marshall Space Flight Center

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Senior NASA officials visited the Marshall Space Flight Center on Tuesday to see progress in Huntsville’s role in planning the Artemis missions, the agency’s largest project to date. “We’re basically developing a plan for how we’re going to send humans into space and beyond, (and) beyond low …

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Each space tourism package in 2021 ranked: $ 125,000 to $ 60 million

Sir Richard Branson flew into space aboard a Virgin Galactic spacecraft, a trip he described as “the experience of a lifetime” at Spaceport America in New Mexico, the United States, on 11 July 2021. Virgin Galactic / Handout / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images 2021 is a historic year for …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Watch Owen Wilson and “SNL” make fun of Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Richard Branson in a trailer mockup for “Star Trek: Ego Quest”

Youtube “Saturday Night Live” poked fun at the space tourism efforts of Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk. In a pseudo-trailer for “Star Trek: Ego Quest,” Owen Wilson played Bezos on his “Midlife Crisis of Epic Proportions”. The sketch reflected the recent space race between Bezos and Virgin Galactic …

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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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Private Sector Joins NASA to Fund Astrobiology Research

Private Sector Joins NASA to Fund Astrobiology Research NASA Astrobiology Status Report Posted: Thursday September 30 2021 Join us in congratulating eight new astrobiology research teams for their 2021 Scialog Collaborative Innovation Awards! The Heising-Simons Foundation, the Kavli Foundation and NASA have all funded a new public-private partnership to advance …

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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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Research shows more people are living in floodplains

In a study published in August 2021, scientists found that the proportion of the world’s population exposed to flooding had increased from 20% to 24%. Although the researchers expected an increase in the number of people living in flood-prone areas, the new estimates were ten times higher than previous models …

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NASA to host Lucy’s launch preview briefing

lucy_image.jpg Launched at the end of 2021, Lucy will be the first space mission to explore the Trojan asteroids. It is a population of small bodies resulting from the formation of the solar system. They drive or follow Jupiter in its orbit around the Sun and can tell us about …

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Why hasn’t Elon Musk been to space yet?

Updated at 11:51 a.m. ET on September 22, 2021. On launch day for SpaceX’s first space tourists, Elon Musk was here at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to watch them go, clapping as private astronauts walked up to the Teslas who would take them to get dressed. And after …

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Elon Musk promises upgraded toilets and Wi-Fi on upcoming SpaceX flight

Following SpaceX’s successful adventure in space tourism, the founder Elon muskElon Reeve MuskElon Musk mocks Biden for ignoring his company’s landmark Inspiration4 space flight and the quest to cure childhood cancer SpaceX’s all-civilian crew returns to Earth, successfully completing a 3-day mission MORE said future flights would see some improvements …

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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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3 rocket stocks that explode – both right and wrong

Investors have flocked to space stocks over the past year, and for good reason. Space wasn’t just the last frontier on Star Trek, it represents a whole new potentially lucrative market for a wide range of businesses. Morgan stanley estimates that the global space industry could generate up to $ …

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NASA’s first lunar rover to land on the moon in 2023

It has long been common knowledge that there is water ice on the surface of the Moon due to the pioneering efforts of numerous lunar expeditions over the past three decades. In order to truly explore and entertain the idea of ​​humans settling permanently on the moon, scientists at NASA …

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SpaceX’s Inspiration4 private mission set to launch on September 15

CAP CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX’s first fully civilian launch is officially “ready” for launch. “# Inspiration4 and @SpaceX have completed our flight readiness review and remain on track for launch! »The Inspiration4 mission team tweeted Friday (September 3). The mission, called Inspiration4, is scheduled to take off from NASA’s Pad …

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Space in Soviet and Russian Art (PICS)

Yuri Gagarin’s space flight literally changed life in the Soviet Union. Space exploration has become the pride and joy of the country, and a major art theme, both official and unofficial. The theme of space was literally everywhere in the USSR: paintings, posters, building / metro mosaics, postage stamps. The …

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Solar Corona Probe NASA MaGIXS Mission Solar X-ray Imager

Image source: NASA The Sun’s surface temperature is above 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit, but the corona regularly measures over 1.8 million degrees Fahrenheit NASA scientists successfully launched a sophisticated X-ray solar imager on suborbital flight via a sounding rocket to gather new information on how and why the solar corona is …

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Five amazing ways NASA is helping shark conservation

A spotted whale shark swimming in the ocean. Credits: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center with footage of Alexpunker via Motion Array and Tom Cook. While scientists from our partner institutions focus directly on shark conservation, NASA’s Earth observation satellites collect key information about shark habitat – the ocean. NASA satellites …

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Virgin Orbit gears up for fall launch and a busy 2022

Virgin orbit is gearing up for a third launch this year – and an even busier year 2022. The company successfully completed its second space flight in less than six months last Wednesday (June 30), putting seven small satellites into orbit on a mission called “Tubular Bells: Part 1”, based …

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CCTV Weekly Script 07/02/21

–This is the script for CNBC’s report for CCTV in China on July 2, 2021, Friday. Recently, the cases of Covid-19 in Britain have again increased. The easing planned for June 21 has been postponed to July 19. At this critical moment, the Health Secretary was hastily replaced after some …

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