NGA plans to continue adding datasets, tools and challenges to GEOWorks, the collaborative data sharing platform NGA Director Robert Cardillo unveiled Monday at the 2018 GEOINT Symposium.
NASA will pay more money for less cargo delivered to the International Space Station under a set of follow-on commercial cargo contracts awarded in 2016, according to a report by the agency’s inspector general.
Continuing its country-by-country fight against Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network, French satellite fleet operator Eutelsat is returning to its home country regulator to challenge Inmarsat’s recently granted authorization.
Northrop Grumman executives said April 25 that the company declined to submit a proposal for the next set of GPS 3 satellites, all but guaranteeing that Lockheed Martin will win the competition.
The House of Representatives approved legislation April 24 that would reform commercial remote sensing regulation and create a licensing regime for “non-traditional” commercial space activities.
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson made news last week at the Space Symposium with major announcements on the reorganization of Space and Missile Systems Center and the standup of a new office to eliminate bottlenecks in the system.
It appears that SpaceXs 'Dragon capsule' is set to be powered by Artificial Intelligence and may offer a human-brain interface via Neuralink, a tweet by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has suggested. "Oh btw I'm building a cyborg dragon," the tech mogul tweeted late on Wednesday.
For more images like these or to find out more about the landforms featured, see NASA's "Earth as Art," available to download or as a free ebook. For more images like these or to find out more about the landforms featured, see NASA's "Earth as Art," available to download or as a free ebook.
Have you ever wanted to spend your honeymoon, anniversary, or any special occasion in space? If space start-up Orion Span delivers on its promise, you'll be able to book its Aurora Station space hotel in as little as four years, according to a Space.com article . "We are launching the first-ever affordable luxury space hotel," says Frank Bunger, the founder and CEO of the company.
Flight crew stand beside an Orbital ATK Inc. missile during the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, in Paris on June 19, 2017. Flight crew stand beside an Orbital ATK Inc. missile during the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, in Paris on June 19, 2017.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield temporarily went blind on a spacewalk 17 years ago. Cleaning fluid irritated his eyes during a crucial construction mission on the International Space Station, causing him extreme pain and fogging his vision with tears.
The data released Wednesday include high-precision measurements of almost 1.7 billion stars collected by the space agency's Gaia probe, which was launched in 2013. Unlike NASA's Hubble telescope, which takes images of the sky, Gaia measures the distance, motion, brightness and color of stars.
Now that SpaceX's Dragon capsule has returned triumphantly to Earth , the idea that young, relatively inexperienced companies can play in the space big leagues - with far less NASA oversight than usual - gains credibility. The coming year will be a busy one for New Space, with several companies rolling out vehicles or beginning test flights after years of behind-the-scenes development.
Chris Slaughter, executive director of the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum, talks about the Vandenberg Launch Experience exhibit during a ceremony Monday celebrating the completion of the project's second phase. Kevin James, a member of the Discovery Museum's Aerospace Advisory Committee and an engineer at defense contractor ManTech, speaks about the Vandenberg Launch Experience exhibit on Monday night.
Blockchain developers view the satellite industry as ripe for a decentralized platform, and the impact of disruption could be huge. The worldwide satellite business market is estimated at $10.2 billion in 2017, according to Global Satellite Business Market report.
Disorientation in a virtual space station and creating an aurora inside a vacuum tube are just some of the new experiences that await visitors Visitors to the Hong Kong Space Museum will enjoy a more interactive experience when two exhibition halls reopen to the public from Wednesday after a more than two-year closure for a HK$32 million facelift. Experiencing a sensation of disorientation in a virtual space station and creating an aurora inside a vacuum tube were just some of the new experiences that awaited visitors in the two permanent exhibition halls, which covered a total area of 17,200 sq ft in the Tsim Sha Tsui museum.
Ector County Independent School District will be flying two Mission Patches on the International Space Station from Clara Long, 8th grader at Bonham Middle School and Paisley Valenzuela, 1st grader at Gonzales Elementary. Students in the district participated in an art and design competition and worked on art designs to reflect their community and the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program.
When the filmmakers of "Mercury 13," a new documentary about American women who trained for space flight in the 1960s, set out to chronicle their little-known story, they had no inkling how current issues involving women would come into play. British filmmakers Heather Walsh and David Sington said the movie took on added dimensions from matters like equal pay and workplace harassment.
A skywatcher in the Netherlands was lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time to see the U.S. Air Force's super-secret X-37B space plane on April 11, or that's the likeliest identity of the bright moving spot in the sky. The launch itself wasn't a secret: The robotic craft, made by Boeing, took off on its fifth mission on Sept.
From an ill-fated 'Stand By Me' episode to consulting with NASA scientists, showrunner Zack Estrin reveals all the behind-the-scenes details of season one of the Netflix reboot and looks toward a potential sophomore run. Irwin Allen's original 1960s sci-fi series Lost in Space gave the world its first space family as well as pop culture phrases like, "Danger, Will Robinson."
Somewhere in the Arctic sea ice, where the temperatures are typically below freezing on even the balmiest days, there is a random pattern of holes, and NASA - the literal rocket scientists who took us to the moon and want to take us to Mars - can't figure out what they are. NASA has spent the past decade flying over the Earth's Arctic and Antarctic regions in an attempt to understand the connections between the world's climate systems, and to look at global warming 's impact on some of the coldest places on Earth.
Immediately after being sworn into office Monday by Vice President Mike Pence, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine took a call from the three U.S. astronauts at the International Space Station who offered "hearty congratulations." The Oklahoma congressman became the 13th administrator of NASA, filling a position that had been vacant for more than a year.