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FCC OKs satellite de-orbit rule despite possible conflict with NASA guidelines

5-year satellite de-orbit rule passes despite lawmakers questioning FCC authority. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | PM Images) The Federal Communications Commission today unanimously approved a rule that aims to minimize space.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaSep 30th, 2022

Orion has close encounter with moon before heading home

NASA has shared remarkable footage showing its Orion spacecraft passing over the lunar surface at an altitude of just 687 miles......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

Image: Hubble spies emission nebula-star cluster duo

Against a backdrop littered with tiny pinpricks of light glint a few, brighter stars. This whole collection is NGC 1858, an open star cluster in the northwest region of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way that boasts an ab.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

NASA delivers first flight hardware to ESA for Lunar Pathfinder

NASA delivered the first flight hardware for the Lunar Pathfinder mission to ESA (European Space Agency), which formally accepted the instrument on Nov. 4. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, developed the instrument, a laser r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

NASA capsule flies over Apollo landing sites, heads home

NASA's Orion capsule and its test dummies swooped one last time around the moon Monday, flying over a couple Apollo landing sites before heading home......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

NASA is testing a new robotic arm that really knows how to chill out

Future planetary missions could explore in extremely cold temperatures that stymie existing spacecraft, thanks to a project under development at JPL......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

The satellite data mapping Australia"s new climate extremes

For decades, satellites have been keeping a watchful eye on Earth, relaying increasingly precise, detailed and timelier information than ever before......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 25 min. ago

Researchers say space atomic clocks could help uncover the nature of dark matter

Studying an atomic clock on-board a spacecraft inside the orbit of Mercury and very near to the sun might be the trick to uncovering the nature of dark matter, suggests a new study published in Nature Astronomy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 25 min. ago

Enhancing earthquake detection from orbit

When a major earthquake strikes, nearby seismometers can inform rapid alerts to residents and emergency services that potentially hazardous shaking or tsunamis may be headed their way. However, local seismometer measurements are not sufficient to det.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 25 min. ago

After the Artemis I mission’s brilliant success, why is an encore 2 years away?

"I would say that we’re going to try our best to get there." Enlarge / Orion, the Earth, and the Moon, captured during the Artemis I mission. (credit: NASA) The launch of the Artemis I mission in mid-November was spect.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 57 min. ago

How to track NASA’s Orion spacecraft on its voyage back to Earth

NASA's Orion spacecraft has been in space since last month, and is about to begin its journey back from the moon. You can track its voyage home in real time......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Orion spacecraft reenters moon’s gravity on its way home

NASA's Orion spacecraft has reentered the area of the moon's gravity, called the lunar sphere of influence, on its way back to Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Watch space station’s new solar array unfurl in space

Watch a time-lapse showing NASA's latest solar array unfurling shortly after being installed on the space station on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Orion spacecraft re-enters moon’s gravity on its way home

NASA's Orion spacecraft has re-entered the area of the moon's gravity, called the lunar sphere of influence, on its way back to Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Hubble captures an open star cluster in a nearby satellite galaxy

The Hubble Space Telescope recently captured an image of a beautiful star cluster called NGC 1858, located in an area full of star-forming regions......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 4th, 2022

How to watch Orion’s return flyby of the moon on Monday

Before NASA's Orion spacecraft returns to Earth, it has to make a return flyby of the moon, scheduled for Monday, December 5......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2022

Two spacewalkers are installing a new solar array on the ISS today

Two NASA astronauts are currently on a spacewalk, working outside the International Space Station to install a new solar array......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2022

FCC lets Starlink start deploying Gen2 satellites as Gen1 speeds keep falling

US speeds have dropped from 105Mbps to 53Mbps—but 7,500 new satellites will help. Enlarge / SpaceX Starlink satellite dish at Pelican Beach on Willard Bay Reservoir in Willard, Utah, in October 2022. (credit: Tony Webster (CC B.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2022

Kanye West"s Twitter account has been suspended after Elon Musk says it violated rule against incitement to violence

Kanye West's Twitter account was suspended early Friday morning after Elon Musk said it violated the platform's rules on inciting violence......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2022

Rocket Report: SpaceX launch delayed indefinitely; Virgin Orbit cancels funding round

"Due to current market conditions, the company has elected not to proceed." Enlarge / The Terran 1 rocket is shown in Relativity Space's hangar in Florida. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) Welcome to Edition 5.19 of the Rocket.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2022

NASA’s Orion spacecraft readies itself for long journey home

Two weeks after leaving Earth on a mission to the moon, NASA’s Orion spacecraft has fired its main engine to put it on a course for the long journey home......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2022