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

ESA uses space to help shape a greener world

ESA is advancing the global drive to cut planet-warming emissions by supercharging the development of green digital technologies, according to a panel on space-based business innovation held as part of the COP26 climate talks. The agency is helping European firms to develop applications that enable sustainable mobility, green energy production and smart city ecosystems. These Read More

ENAIRE and Vueling create a task force to look for digital solutions to airspace management

More sustainable flights Its goal is to reduce the environmental impact of each flight by 10%The initiative is part of the SESAR Single European Sky programme ENAIRE, Spain's national air traffic manager, and Vueling, an airline belonging to IAG, have created a task force to work on optimising flight efficiency and air management. The objective Read More

Dish Mexico Turns to SES’s One-Stop Shop for Linear and On-demand Content

SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, today announced its long-term customer Dish Mexico will be leveraging both its direct-to-home (DTH) and over-the-top (OTT) offerings to deliver greater content choice and seamless functionality to their subscribers and new viewers nationwide. These new multi-year agreements will add over USD 85 million in secured backlog for Read More

ESA : Best of Alpha mission timelapse -with video

A collection of the best timelapse videos made during ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet’s second mission to the International Space Station, “Alpha” in 2021. The camera is setup to take pictures at intervals of two a second, and the pictures are then edited into this video that plays at 25 pictures a second. Most videos around Read More

ESA accelerates space-based climate action at COP26

ESA is poised to showcase how satellite data underpins global efforts to avert climate catastrophe at pivotal international talks held in the UK. This year’s edition of the United Nations climate change conference – COP26 – takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, from 31 October to 12 November. Scotland The summit aims to inspire faster and Read More

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 Launch Delayed from Nov. 3

SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts (from left) Matthias Maurer, Thomas Marshburn, Raja Chari and Kayla Barron pose for a portrait during preflight training at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California. Photo credit: SpaceX NASA is delaying the upcoming launch of the agency’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission due to a minor medical issue involving one of its crew members. The issue Read More

Antarctic glacier named Glasgow to mark COP26

Nine fast-flowing glaciers in West Antarctica have been named after locations of important climate treaties, conferences and reports. One of the glaciers is now called Glasgow Glacier to mark the city hosting the COP26 climate change conference. All the glaciers are in the Getz region, which, using data from satellites, was found recently to have Read More

NASA, SpaceX Adjust Next Space Station Crew Rotation Launch Date

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts participate in a countdown dress rehearsal at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Oct. 28, 2021, to prepare for the upcoming Crew-3 launch. The astronauts are at Launch Pad 39A with the Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon behind them during the rehearsal. Photo credit: SpaceX NASA and SpaceX now Read More