The aftermath of NASA satellite’s collision with asteroid

An image of the aftermath of DART’s collision with Dimorphos, the target asteroid, captured by LICIACube. Photo: NASA/ITA The Italian space agency on Tuesday released the first images of the immediate aftermath of NASA slamming a spacecraft into an asteroid in a first-of-its-kind experiment on Monday. Why it matters: The undertaking — called the Double … Read more

Satellite orbiting the Sun struck by ‘violent outburst’

A coronal mass ejection, or CME, has hit the joint European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA Solar Orbiter, originating from the Sun, containing highly energetic particles like protons and electrons at extremely high speed. VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES The spacecraft was due to fly past Venus on Sunday, September 4th, using the planet for … Read more

European Space Agency ESA NASA Release Satellite Images Of Devastating Floods In Pakistan See Photos

The European Space Agency (ESA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have released satellite images of flood-hit Pakistan, which show the devastating impact of the deluge on the country. Since mid-June, Pakistan has been experiencing heavy monsoon rainfall. About ten times heavier than usual, the rainfall has led to more than a third … Read more

SpaceX successfully deploys 50+ Starlink satellites and space tug

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has another successful launch under its belt as it recently deployed fifty-one new Starlink satellites and a space tug into orbit. SpaceX has taken to its social channels and confirmed via its livestream that its Falcon 9 rocket has completed its mission of deploying Starlink Group 4-20 and Sherpa-LTC2. The rocket lifted … Read more

Dawn Of A New Space Age For The UK Satellite Sector

A new era for the satellite industry getty NASA’s planned return to the moon has got everyone buzzing about space again. But the last decade has also seen massive growth in the space industry, with enormous opportunities for entrepreneurs in the UK satellite sector. As satellite launch service Virgin Orbit prepares for its first space … Read more

Experts concerned Starlink satellites could prevent asteroid detection

A new survey of planetary defense experts by the Apollo Academic Surveys and Carrie Nugent of the Olin College of Engineering in Massachusetts has sought to gauge how much of an issue satellite overcrowding could become. The survey covered topics relating to near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) and their detection. All 34 experts rated themselves as at … Read more

NASA, NOAA Invite Media to Polar Orbiting Weather Satellite Launch

WASHINGTON , Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — NASA is accepting media requests for launch coverage of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) satellite. This is the third satellite in the JPSS series, which will capture data to improve weather forecasts, helping scientists predict and prepare for extreme weather events … Read more

Train of Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites spotted in the night sky

A trail of Starlink satellites from Elon Musk’s SpaceX has been spotted flying overhead in the night sky of Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 30th, 2022. Over 3,000 Starlink satellites are now in orbit since SpaceX began forming the satellite constellation in low Earth orbit (LEO) in 2019. SpaceX hopes to achieve global coverage by … Read more

NASA’s satellite data helps Nebraska farmers adjust growing practices Omaha State and Regional News

NASA has about 25 satellite missions capturing and relaying data about Earth’s climate. And that satellite data is showing an increasing imbalance between energy coming into Earth’s system and the energy leaving it, Karen St. Germain, director of NASA’s Earth Science Division, said in a talk at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Two Nebraskans involved in … Read more

Nasa wants to turn satellites into alien hunters

Nasa is looking into repurposing satellites that are already in space to hunt for aliens. Last month, the US Space Agency announced it was launching an eight-month inquiry to investigate hundreds of unexplained UFO sightings. The inquiry is being led by Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, of Nasa’s Science Mission Directorate, who has begun investigating whether satellites … Read more