Category Archives: Space

27Dec/21

NASA’s Webb Telescope Launches to See First Galaxies, Distant Worlds

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launched at 7:20 a.m. EST Saturday on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, South America. A joint effort with ESA (European Space Agency) and the Canadian Space Agency, the Webb observatory is NASA’s revolutionary flagship mission to seek the light from the first galaxies in the early universe and to explore our own solar system, as well as planets orbiting other stars, called exoplanets. Continue reading

22Nov/21

Kahoot! announces collaboration with NASA to amplify engagement in STEM learning

Kahoot!’s collection of engaging space-themed learning content on Kahoot! Academy will help educators and explorers around the world expand their knowledge of the universe, as well as spark curiosity about NASA’s discoveries that have transformed our understanding of the cosmos, and influenced life on Earth. Continue reading

02Jul/21

OneWeb Completes its ‘Five to 50’ Mission to Cover Regions North of 50 degrees Latitude including UK, Canada, Alaska and Arctic Region

OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, today announced the successful launch of another 36 satellites to mark the completion of its ‘Five to 50’ mission. With this major milestone, the Company is ready to deliver connectivity across the United Kingdom, Canada, Alaska, Northern Europe, Greenland, and the Arctic Region. Continue reading

05Feb/21

Spacecom Is Leading the Communications Revolution in Africa

The new communication platforms unveiled by Spacecom at IMPROVATE Communication Africa 2021 Conference, will enable African countries to achieve a leapfrog in the communication services they provide to their citizens

Keynote speaker Mr. Tony Blair: “Properly deployed satellite communication can be absolutely transformative for Africa.”

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — IMPROVATE, which connects between Israeli technology companies and governments, held its Communication Africa 2021 conference in collaboration with Spacecom, a satellite communication provider, the owners and operators of the Amos satellites fleet. Spacecom specializes in advanced communication solutions and provides a wide range of satellite-based communication services throughout Africa, Middle- east and Europe. Continue reading

22Jun/20

Astronauts, Experts, and Space Agencies Discuss Asteroids, Opportunities, and Risks on Asteroid Day, 30 June

The Asteroid Foundation returns with Asteroid Day LIVE Digital from Luxembourg. This year, the event is a fully digital celebration of asteroid science and exploration. Panel discussions and one-on-one interviews with astronauts and world experts will be broadcast on 30 June 2020. Read more

01Jun/20

NASA Astronauts Launch from America in Historic Test Flight of SpaceX Crew Dragon

For the first time in history, NASA astronauts have launched from American soil in a commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft on its way to the International Space Station. The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley lifted off at 3:22 p.m. EDT Saturday on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Read more

18May/20

NRL conducts first test of solar power satellite hardware in orbit

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory engineers launched PRAM, the Photovoltaic Radio-frequency Antenna Module, aboard an Air Force X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle on May 17 as part of a comprehensive investigation into prospective terrestrial use of solar energy captured in space. Read more

09Oct/17

Dimming of star probably caused by dust, not alien structure: NASA

New research from NASA may have solved one of the most prevalent astronomy puzzles in recent years. Continue reading