Astronautics
Astronautics (alternatively cosmonautics), is the theory and practice of navigation beyond Earth's atmosphere.The term astronautics was coined by analogy with aeronautics. As there is a certain degree...
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SpaceX Dragon capsule's picture perfect Atlantic splashdown
Dragon has returned to planet Earth. SpaceX’s swanky new crew capsule undocked from the International Space Station and headed toward the Atlantic ocean, landing spot on Florida's coast in a successf...
Sir Richard Branson unveils new Virgin Galactic Spaceship
Sir Richard Branson unveils a new version of his Virgin Galactic Spaceship.
Jeff Bezos' Space Company Launches First Reusable Rocket
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos beat Elon Musk 's SpaceX on Monday by successfully landing an unmanned test rocket – a historic feat that could greatly reduce the cost of space travel. Amazo...
The Plasma Engine That Could Take Humans To Mars On A Single Tank: Breakthrough In Hall Thrusters Could See Them Power Deep Space Missions
Scientists in the French National Center for Scientific Research have created a 'wall-less Hall thruster' prototype that uses a 45,000 mph stream of plasma to push spacecraft forward. Hall thrusters a...
The latest disruptive space technology is a battery-powered rocket engine
Rocket Lab, a US and New Zealand-based defense research company, has exploited the increasing power packed by small batteries to develop a new rocket it’s calling the Electron. It says it will cost $4...
NASA | The MMS Mission's Unique Orbit
Scientist John Dorelli explains the MMS mission's orbit and why the four spacecraft fly in a tetrahedron formation. This complex arrangement enables scientists to gather data about magnetic reconnecti...
Titan Submarine: Exploring the Depths of Kraken Mare
Earlier this month, NASA published a video introducing its concept submarine designed to explore Kraken Mare, one of the liquefied methane seas on Titan, the remarkably strange moon circling Saturn. T...
Falcon Heavy | Flight Animation
SpaceX released a 3D animation showcasing its Falcon Heavy rocket launch from Florida, with all three of the boosters safely returning to Earth. Earlier this month, an attempt to land a booster on a s...
Private Space Taxis on Track to Fly in 2017
Boeing and SpaceX are on track to start launching astronauts to the International Space Station
Space Future - Vehicle Designs
In order for people to be able to travel economically to space, for space tourism and for other purposes, we need reusable launch vehicles. All commercial transport industries use reusable vehicles - ...
ICO Global Communications
Pendrell Corporation (NASDAQ:PCO) is a fully integrated intellectual property (IP) investment, advisory services and asset management firm. The company develops and implements strategies to acquire,...
SCIAMACHY
SCIAMACHY (SCanning Imaging Absorption SpectroMeter for Atmospheric CHartographY; Greek: σκιάμάχη: analogously: 'Fighting shadows') is one of ten instruments aboard of ESA's ENVIronmental SATellite, E...
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TRAPPIST
The Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope (TRAPPIST) is a Belgian, remote and robotic telescope in Chile, which came online in 2010. It is named in homage to Trappists in the Belgian re...
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Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) is a joint project of NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) to construct and maintain an airborne observatory. NASA awarded the contra...
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Segmented mirror
A segmented mirror is an array of smaller mirrors designed to act as segments of a single large curved mirror. The segments can be either spherical or asymmetric (if they are part of a larger paraboli...
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Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is a planned space telescope for NASA's Explorers program, designed to search for exoplanets using the transit method.The primary mission objective for...
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Neutral buoyancy simulation as a training aid
Neutral buoyancy simulation with astronauts immersed in a tank of water, in pressure suits, can help to prepare astronauts for the difficult task of working while outside a spacecraft in an apparently...
Neutral buoyancy simulation as a training aid - Wikipedia
Praful Bhavsar
Praful Bhavsar is an Indian space scientist who has held several major positions in the Indian Space program including the Project Scientist for the first rocket launch into space from Indian soil on ...
Neutral buoyancy
Neutral buoyancy is a condition in which a physical body's average density is equal to the density of the fluid in which it is immersed. The buoyancy offsets the force of gravity that would otherwise ...
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Schmidt camera
A Schmidt camera, also referred to as the Schmidt telescope, is a catadioptric astrophotographic telescope designed to provide wide fields of view with limited aberrations. Other similar designs are ...
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ICN GPS
The iCNxxx series is a range of automotive navigation systems from Navman. These include the iCN320, iCN330, iCN510, iCN520, iCN530, iCN550, iCN610, iCN630, iCN635, and iCN650.All the iCN products inc...
Toru
TORU or Toru may refer to:
Tachyon
A tachyon /ˈtæki.ɒn/ or tachyonic particle is a hypothetical particle that always moves faster than light. The word comes from the Greek: ταχύ or tachy /ˈtɑːxi/, meaning "swift, quick, fast, rapi...
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Megha-Tropiques Mission
Megha-Tropiques is a satellite mission to study the water cycle in the tropical atmosphere in the context of climate change A collaborative effort between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)...