ENAIRE improves operations at the Josep Tarradellas Barcelona- El Prat Airport with new satellite navigation approach procedures

The safety and consistency of operations is further enhanced, as is the continuity of air navigation services at the airportThis new feature was made available today for runways 25R/L ENAIRE, the national air navigation service provider, today made a new improvement to the operational performance at the Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport with new satellite-based Read More

Hyundai Motor Group announces the formation of Supernal to lead the Group’s progress in Advanced Air Mobility

Supernal, an evolution of the Group’s Urban Air Mobility Division, is developing an eVTOL vehicle for 2028 entry-into-service and convening diverse stakeholders to responsibly shape the Advanced Air Mobility market Supernal will use the Group’s scaled manufacturing, and mobility technologies and innovations to revolutionize air travel Supernal will take mobility to the next dimension, with Read More

ESA – Last call: fly your payload on first Ariane 6 launch

ESA offers an opportunity for payloads and experiments to ride on board the first flight of Ariane 6 planned in 2022. Notice of interest should reach ESA by 15 November. ESA’s new generation launch vehicle, Ariane 6, is designed to continue guaranteed access to space for Europe. It will be capable of carrying out all types Read More

Landsat 9 Sends First Batch of Images to Earth

Landsat 9, a satellite built to monitor the Earth’s land surface, has collected its first images of our planet’s surface.   The images offer a preview of how the Landsat mission will help our global community manage important natural resources and build our understanding the impacts of climate change. They were acquired Sunday, Oct. 31, Read More

NASA’s Lucy Instruments Powering On and Working Normally

The Lucy spacecraft continues to operate in cruise mode – the standard mode for outbound orbit. The team has begun turning on instruments. L’TES and L’Ralph have been powered on and are working normally. Turning on L’LORRI is scheduled for Nov. 8, 2021. Other than the solar array, all subsystems continue to work normally.The joint Read More

Earth from Space: Shetland Islands

The Shetland Islands, an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, are featured in this Copernicus Sentinel-2 image. Lying roughly 100 km north of the Scottish mainland, the Shetland Islands separate the Atlantic Ocean on the west from the North Sea to the east. The archipelago comprises around 100 islands and islets, with fewer than Read More

NASA, SpaceX Reviewing Commercial Crew Rotation Plans

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts Shane Kimbrough (second from left), Thomas Pesquet (middle), Akihiko Hoshide (second from right), and Megan McArthur (far right) are photographed aboard the International Space Station, just before they prepare to sample freshly harvested mild heat chile peppers on Oct. 29, 2021. Mission teams are considering whether to return the Crew-2 mission Read More