SpaceX launches Starlink 4-17 at 5:42 AM EDT May 6th 2022 from LC-39A!

If you blinked after liftoff you missed this SpaceX Starlink launch at 5:42 AM EDT this morning 5-6-22 from the 39 press site inside Kennedy Space Center due to a low and thick cloud deck just above launch complex 39A. From nearly straight on looking to the East towards LC-39A the launch view was approximately Read More

ESA – LISA mission moves to final design phase

ESA’s Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) passed an important review that marks the mission as feasible for final technology development and design before adoption. With LISA, ESA aims to fly the first space-based observatory dedicated to studying gravitational waves – ripples in the fabric of space-time emitted during the most powerful events in the Universe, Read More

New SpaceX milestone today during Starlink 4-16 April 29th 2022 Launch!

A new corporate milestone for Elon Musk's SpaceX with the launch of Starlink 4-16 on April 29th 2022 at 5:27 PM EDT or 21:27 UTC from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Florida carrying 53 internet satellites into orbit and only a 21 day turn around for first stage B-1062-6 from the Axiom-1 first private mission to Read More

Earth from Space: Mount Aso, Japan – with video

Mount Aso, the largest active volcano in Japan, is featured in this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. Located in the Kumamoto Prefecture on the nation’s southernmost major island of Kyushu, Mount Aso rises to an elevation of 1592 m. The Aso Caldera is one of the largest calderas in the world, measuring around Read More

ENAIRE, a pioneer in updating its control system to transition toward a flexible airspace

° ENAIRE's air control system, known as SACTA, has been updated to include "Free Route" airspace data, which will allow flights with no pre-established routes, shorten routes and reduce the amount of fuel used ° The European Commission wants the use of airspace to be more flexible in order to improve air navigation by combining Read More

JMB Aircraft expands VL3 flight functionality with JMB Connect, the world’s first integrated app for Ultralight aircraft.

JMB Aircraft announced today that they will redefine the General Aviation market segment with the integration of the JMB Connect app in every VL3 aircraft, through a partnership with AVIATIZE, the Belgian aviation software company. The JMB Connect app is based on the Aviatize Companion app from Aviatize, with extended functionality. JMB Aircraft CEO Jean-Marie Read More

Liftoff of Crew-4 to the International Space Station

The Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule carrying ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren, Robert “Bob” Hines and Jessica Watkins to the International Space Station lifts off from Launchpad 39A. Collectively known as Crew-4, the four astronauts were launched at 08:52 BST/09:52 CEST Wednesday 27 April from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Read More

First Look At NASA ESA SpaceX Crew 4 on LC-39A ISS mission for Wednesday April 27th!

"4"!  The 4th #NASA Commercial Crew rotational mission to the ISS with #SpaceX , Launching 4 astronauts on the 4th month of the year on a 4 flight booster B-1067-4 just before 4 AM Wednesday (actually 3:52 AM)! The 4th & final planned Crew Dragon capsule in the SpaceX fleet named Freedom by the Crew Read More

Living Planet Symposium 2022- LPS22 Student Grants

Description: The European Commission is pleased to offer LPS22 Student Grants for European students enrolled in EU higher education institutions and programs (MSc, PhD, PostDoc) and interested in attending the Living Planet Symposium 2022. ESA is managing these grants on behalf of the European Commission as a part of the EU-ESA Copernicus Programme cooperation. Application Read More