Rocket startup builds world’s biggest drone to launch satellites – Business Insider

Aevum, a quiet, scrappy, and ambitious rocket-launch startup, unveiled the biggest drone in the world on Wednesday. Called Ravn X, the fully autonomous vehicle is 80 feet long, has a wingspan of 60 feet, and stands 18 feet tall. It’s not the largest unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) by size — the wings of Northrop Grumman’s […]

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Millennium Space experiment to demonstrate technology to rapidly deorbit satellites – SpaceNews

Tom Russell, interim CEO of Millennium Space Systems, said the technology is a possible solution to the growing problem of orbital debris congestion. WASHINGTON — Boeing subsidiary Millennium Space Systems announced Dec. 7 that an experiment launched to space last month will show a small satellite can safely deorbit in about 45 days…More about this […]

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NASA Uses Powerful Supercomputers and AI to Map Earth’s Trees, Discovers Billions of Trees in West African Drylands

Scientists from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and international collaborators demonstrated a new method for mapping the location and size of trees growing outside of forests, discovering billions of trees in arid and semi-arid regions and laying the groundwork for more accurate global measurement of carbon storage on land. Using powerful supercomputers […]

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SpaceX will launch a new NASA satellite — and land with a boom this weekend – CNET

The next SpaceX Falcon 9 launch is slated to carry a new NASA and European Space Agency satellite to orbit as soon as Saturday. The payload will be the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, which is the latest in a series of satellites that have provided critical data about sea level rise and climate change for […]

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China successfully sends world’s first 6G communications test satellite into orbit from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center

Beijing: China has reportedly become the world’s first country to have successfully sent the 6G communications test satellite into the orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the Shanxi Province. As per the reports, the technology is expected to be over 100 times faster than 5G… More about this article in the link below… […]

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NASA Finally Makes Contact With Voyager 2 After Longest Radio Silence in 30 Years

There’s never been a radio silence quite like this one. After long months with no way of making contact with Voyager 2, NASA has finally reestablished communications with the record-setting interstellar spacecraft… More about this article in the link below… https://www.sciencealert.com/nasa-finally-makes-contact-with-voyager-2-after-long-spell-of-radio-silence

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Research Shows NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Will Reveal Hidden Galaxies

Two new studies from the University of Melbourne will help the largest, most powerful and complex space telescope ever built to uncover galaxies never before seen by humanity. The papers are published in The Astrophysical Journal and the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society and show that NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled for launch late next year, will reveal […]

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NASA’s James Webb Passes Enormous Test, On Track For October 2021 Launch

The Universe is out there, waiting for you to discover it. After years of preparation, numerous tests, and an NORTHROP GRUMMAN Despite numerous delays, funding crises, and technical challenges, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is almost ready… More about this in the link below… https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2020/10/12/nasas-james-webb-passes-enormous-test-on-track-for-october-2021-launch/

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