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24 Jul
The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is pleased to announce the addition of 3 new organizations to its membership. BRPH, The Robert A. & Virginia Heinlein Prize Trust, and Swiss Space Systems’ S3 USA Holdings have each joined as Associate Members.
24 Jul
Atmospheric parameters for hot DB (helium atmosphere) white dwarfs near effective temperatures of 25000K are extremely difficult to determine from optical spectroscopy. This is particularly unfortunate
24 Jul
Planetary embryos embedded in gaseous protoplanetary disks undergo Type I orbital migration. Migration can be inward or outward depending on the local disk properties but, in general, only planets more massive than several M⊕
24 Jul
Mojave, CA (July 23, 2014) -- Masten Space Systems, Inc. (Masten) announced today that the company has been awarded a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as part of Ph
24 Jul
The launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta IV carrying the AFSPC-4 mission was scrubbed today due to an issue with the ground support equipment environmental control system that supports the launch vehicle.
24 Jul
The Space Launch System (SLS) program is making solid progress on the SLS design. However, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has not developed an executable business case based on matching the program's cost and schedule resources with the r
24 Jul
Sierra Nevada Corporation Announces Cooperative Understanding with JAXA for the Dream Chaser Space System
23 Jul
With the completion of complementary verifications and control measures associated with the Ariane 5 ES launcher, Arianespace has set the date for its Flight VA219 mission for Tuesday, July 29.
23 Jul
A researcher from MIPT, Prof. Vladimir Krasnopolsky, who heads the Laboratory of High Resolution Infrared Spectroscopy of Planetary Atmospheres, has published the results of the comparison of his model of Titan’s atmosphere with the latest data.
23 Jul
The United States Air Force has awarded a five year IDIQ contract opportunity to SSL under the Hosted Payload Solutions Program (HoPs) in order to facilitate the placement of payloads designed for Geostationary (GEO) and Low-Earth (LEO) orbit. NanoRacks is pleased to be one of the SSL LEO team services providers, utilizing its External Payload Platform as a test-bed for sensors and advanced electronics, located outside the International Space Station.
23 Jul
NASA ARC Memo: Ames Research Center withdrawal from Voluntary Protection
23 Jul
NASA ARC Memo: Accident in Building N-203
23 Jul
Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was one of 14 companies qualified by the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) to compete for work with U.S. Government agencies to host government payloads on commercial satellites. The SMC awarded SSL two indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts for both geostationary (GEO) and Low Earth Orbit (LEO)/Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) missions that will streamline the contracting process if SSL is selected for future work.
23 Jul
The National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) will establish, fund, and operate the Center for Space Radiation Research (CSRR) under the leadership of Marjan Boerma, Ph.D. Dr. Boerma is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences within the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy Division of Radiation Health. She is located in Little Rock, AR and will direct a team of investigators working across four U.S. institutions, to implement the 3 year and 6 million dollar mission of the CSRR.
23 Jul
Space Tango Inc., of Lexington Kentucky, has just kicked-off the nation’s first business accelerator specifically for space enterprises and entrepreneurs. The accelerator is designed for space-driven startups with a goal of helping new and growing businesses innovate and develop novel applications for diverse markets.
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