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InSight Mars Lander: Parachute Image?

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech The entry of the InSight Mars lander could also be caught by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO). Credit score: NASA/JPL/USGS (MOLA) “The parachute picture can be a distant view and doubtless smeared, so not a very good wanting picture however nonetheless helpful for engineering analysis,” explains Alfred McEwen, …

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Looming budget crunch puts DoD space strategy in jeopardy

Deputy Protection Secretary Shanahan stated funding for area, cyber warfare, hypersonic weapons and different modernization efforts will likely be shielded from cuts, however DoD has not revealed what navy applications may very well be focused to pay for the administration’s favored priorities. WASHINGTON — A two-year interval of rising protection …

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NASA InSight Team On Course For Mars Touchdown

An artist’s impression of NASA InSight’s entry, descent and touchdown at Mars, scheduled for Nov. 26, 2018. Picture Credit score: NASA/JPL-Caltech November 21, 2018 – NASA’s Mars Inside Exploration utilizing Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Warmth Transport (InSight) spacecraft is on monitor for a gentle landing on the floor of the …

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Three months from application to launch license? A new report says it’s possible.

SAN FRANCISCO – A report delivered in October to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Workplace of Business House Transportation recommends a streamlined strategy to launch licensing geared toward considerably dashing up the method and lowering its complexity. As a substitute of the present strategy, the place corporations observe 350 pages of …

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Curiosity Mars Rover: “Smorgasbord of Science”

Curiosity Entrance Hazcam Left A picture taken on Sol 2236, November 20, 2018.Credit score: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover is now performing Sol 2237 duties. “Curiosity is planning a smorgasbord of science over the following few days because it awaits outcomes from digesting the ‘Highfield’ drill goal materials,” studies Fred …

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