Office of Space Commerce: FCC “aggressively” pushing limits of authority with orbital debris rule

WAILEA, Hawaii — The Federal Communications Commission’s adoption of a new rule for disposal of low Earth orbit satellites is well-intentioned but pushing the limits of its authority, says the director of the Office of Space Commerce. In a talk at the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) Conference here Sept. 30, Richard… Continue reading Office of Space Commerce: FCC “aggressively” pushing limits of authority with orbital debris rule

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New NASA Weather Sensors Capture Vital Data on Hurricane Ian From Space Station

From aboard the International Space Station, NASA-built instruments Compact Ocean Wind Vector Radiometer (COWVR) and Temporal Experiment for Storms and Tropical Systems (TEMPEST) captured wind and water vapor data from Hurricane Ian as the storm neared Cuba. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech A pair of microwave radiometers gathered data on Hurricane Ian as they passed over the Caribbean… Continue reading New NASA Weather Sensors Capture Vital Data on Hurricane Ian From Space Station

NASA’s SOFIA telescope just took its last flight

Since its first flight in 2007, NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, otherwise known as SOFIA, has observed the universe from 41,000 feet above the Earth’s surface. Now, the unique space telescope housed in a modified Boeing 747 has taken its last flight. In honor of the flight, NASA has shared some of the most… Continue reading NASA’s SOFIA telescope just took its last flight

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CDC Issues Warning After Third Patient Death In The US

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning against severe monkeypox illness after the country reported its third patient death this week.  The public health agency said via CNN it was aware of the latest monkeypox fatality, so it issued a new warning to health care providers about the possibility of… Continue reading CDC Issues Warning After Third Patient Death In The US

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Foreign Object Debris Seen During Helicopter’s 33rd Flight

Navigation Camera Imagery of Ingenuity’s Flight 33: A small piece of foreign object debris (FOD) is seen in footage from the navigation camera of NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter during its 33rd flight on Mars on Sept 24, 2022. The FOD is seen attached to one of the rotorcraft’s landing legs, then drifting away. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech.… Continue reading Foreign Object Debris Seen During Helicopter’s 33rd Flight

Natural History Museum creates gardens to study how wildlife reacts to climate

The Natural History Museum (NHM) is creating hi-tech gardens full of sensors to track in real time the best plants for withstanding climate change. The gardens will also allow researchers to look at the kind of life that makes these gardens home, from insects and frogs to tiny microscopic organisms invisible to the human eye.… Continue reading Natural History Museum creates gardens to study how wildlife reacts to climate

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Satellogic Signs Three-Year Agreement with Government of Albania to Access Dedicated Satellite Constellation

Satellogic Inc. (NASDAQ: SATL), a leader in sub-meter resolution Earth Observation (“EO”) data collection, announced today that it has reached a three-year agreement with the Government of Albania to develop a Dedicated Satellite Constellation. This unique program derives from Satellogic’s Constellation-as-a-Service model and will provide Albania with responsive satellite imagery capabilities… Continue Reading News Source:… Continue reading Satellogic Signs Three-Year Agreement with Government of Albania to Access Dedicated Satellite Constellation

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Spire Global Awarded NRO Contract for Radio Frequency Data

Spire Global, Inc. (NYSE: SPIR) (“Spire” or “the Company”), a leading global provider of space-based data, analytics and space services, announced that it was awarded a study contract by the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) for commercial radio frequency (RF) remote sensing. The contract is a part of the NRO’s Strategic Commercial Enhancements program. Spire’s RF… Continue reading Spire Global Awarded NRO Contract for Radio Frequency Data

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