Maxar collected new satellite imagery on May 30th of the historic launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon Spacecraft from Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Most notably, Maxar collected a dramatic image of the rocket and the astronauts flying toward space and high above the launch pad and […]
NASA will provide live coverage of prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight on Wednesday, May 27, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station.
NASA, ESA (European Space Agency) and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) are inviting coders, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, artists, and technologists to participate in a virtual hackathon May 30-31 dedicated to putting open data to work in developing solutions to issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2019 — NASA has selected two proposals to demonstrate small satellite technologies to improve science observations in deep space, which could help NASA develop better models to predict space weather events that can affect astronauts and spacecraft.
ARVADA, Colorado, USA, 18 July 2019 – Special Aerospace Services LLC (SAS) commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing with the unveiling of a restored Apollo 16 test capsule. The spacecraft will be displayed permanently at the SAS Flight Factory in Arvada, Colo., where engineering design work for future lunar missions is now underway.
NASA and NOAA satellites have been providing valuable satellite imagery to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center, and revealed that Hurricane Irma has strengthened to a Category 5 hurricane on Sept. 5 around 8 a.m. EDT (1200 UTC).
TIP SHEET: CB17-TPS.63 AUG. 10, 2017 — On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, all of North America will experience an eclipse of the sun. The solar eclipse path of totality will stretch from Salem, Ore., to Charleston, S.C. In recognition of the eclipse, the U.S. Census Bureau has compiled links to various social, economic and demographic […]
ENGLEWOOD, COLO., December 15, 2016 — Surrey Satellite Technology’s Space GNSS Receiver Remote Sensing Instrument (SGR-ReSI) is the primary payload onboard NASA’s CYGNSS constellation, launched today, December 15. The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) mission is part of the NASA Earth System Science Pathfinder Program that aims to improve extreme weather prediction by studying how tropical cyclones form.
TUCSON, Ariz. — An international team of astronomers led by the University of Arizona has discovered and confirmed a treasure trove of new worlds using NASA’s Kepler spacecraft on its K2 mission. Among the findings tallying 197 initial planet candidates, scientists have confirmed 104 planets outside our solar system. Among the confirmed is a planetary […]
NASA has awarded almost $10 million in grants to informal education organizations in seven states to help inspire the next generation of scientists and explorers.