Month: April 2019

While most people are afraid of great white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias), Yuuki Watanabe was drawn to them since childhood. “Personally, I love white sharks. Since I was a child, I have been fascinated (for unknown reason) by something big, fast, and looking cool, including space shuttle, bullet trains, and white sharks,” Watanabe, from the National
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WASHINGTON — ExoAnalytic Solutions, a company that tracks satellites and space debris using ground-based telescopes, announced a partnership April 1 with NorthStar Earth and Space, a Canadian startup developing a constellation of 40 satellites that will track objects in space. Foothill Ranch, California-based ExoAnalytic owns and operates more than 300 telescopes that can spot objects
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While the launch industry has grown, DoD is not giving commercial companies enough opportunities to compete for contracts, says a new study by the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress. WASHINGTON — Privately funded space companies are pouring billions of dollars into the development of satellites, sensors and launch vehicles that the
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Deep groundwater could still be active on Mars and be the origin of surface streams in some near-equatorial areas of the “Red Planet”, researchers suggest. The researchers at University of Southern California (USC) have determined that groundwater likely exists in a broader geographical area than just the poles of Mars and contended that there is
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An Indian rocket on Monday placed domestic and foreign satellites in three different orbits on a single flight, a first for the nation and a low-cost option that could burnish its reputation for pioneering affordable options in space. India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C45, carrying Electromagnetic Spectrum Measurement satellite ‘EMISAT’
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While the space industry is now moving toward full digitalization, only a few companies have the actual experience to lead the market. This is why one of them, RUAG Space, is now expanding its digital electronics business in the U.S., with its own robust engineering and production capabilities. So, what about this digital endeavor, how
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SAN FRANCISCO – Lockheed Martin Corp. expanded its business line April 1 with the introduction of Vector, a fragrance designed to capture the aroma of space. The aerospace prime contractor worked with Tony Antonelli, the retired NASA astronaut who leads Orion spacecraft mission planning for Lockheed Martin, to bottle the scent Antonelli encountered the first
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