Space

This image represents a deep dataset of the Coma galaxy cluster obtained by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. Researchers have used these data to study how the hot gas in the cluster behaves. One intriguing and important aspect to study is how much viscosity, or “stickiness,” the hot gas demonstrates in these cosmic giants. Credit: X-ray:
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Credit: German Aerospace Center (DLR) On 21 June 2019 the Spektrum-Röntgen-Gamma (Spektr-RG / SRG) spacecraft will be launched from the Kazakh steppe, marking the start of an exciting journey. SRG will be carrying the German Extended ROentgen Survey with an Imaging Telescope Array (eROSITA) X-ray telescope and its Russian ART-XC partner instrument. A Proton rocket
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SAN FRANCISCO – RBC Signals, a startup creating a global network of satellite ground stations, announced it’s first U.S. Air Force Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) award June 17. Under the Phase 1 SBIR award managed by the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate, Seattle-based RBC Signals will explore “multi-mission intelligent edge computing infrastructure
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Shades of Mars: Synthetic samples mimic different regions of our neighboring world. Used to validate life detection protocols, they were synthesized by Angel Mojarro for the SETG team. Credit: C.E. Carr When MIT research scientist Christopher Carr visited a green sand beach in Hawaii at the age of 9, he probably didn’t think that he’d
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The most concerning trends are China’s stealth investments in U.S companies, and the country’s coordinated public-private efforts to dominate markets. WASHINGTON — The United States has a vibrant space industry that is poised to become both an economic engine and a national security asset. At the same time, U.S. space companies are receiving unprecedented amounts
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WASHINGTON — NASA will issue a formal call for proposals later this summer for cargo transportation services for its lunar Gateway, seeking to model that effort on the space station’s commercial cargo program. NASA released a draft request for proposals (RFP) for its Gateway Logistics Services program June 14, seeking industry comment by July 10.
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