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Ready or Not, Here Comes the Lunar IceCube and You Can't Hide, Dear Moon Water
Ready or Not, Here Comes the Lunar IceCube and You Can't Hide, Dear Moon Water

10 Aug 2022, 12:43 UTC · By: Camelia Bistrae / Integrated into the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, Lunar IceCube is the satellite that will closely investigate the lunar ice dynamics on the Moon's surface.

 
This TBIRD Is Not Some Fancy New Ford, But NASA’s Fastest Laser Link From Space
This TBIRD Is Not Some Fancy New Ford, But NASA’s Fastest Laser Link From Space

26 May 2022, 11:56 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA and its partners just launched the TeraByte InfraRed Delivery CubeSat, hopes to demonstrate fast laser data link from space

 
Cygnus Spacecraft Ready for Destructive Re-Entry, to Release Satellites First
Cygnus Spacecraft Ready for Destructive Re-Entry, to Release Satellites First

30 Jun 2021, 08:49 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Northrop Grumman Cygnus spaceship has separated from the International Space Station, getting ready to burn in the atmosphere

 
NASA Using CubeSats to Test Nascent Spacecraft Technology
NASA Using CubeSats to Test Nascent Spacecraft Technology

5 Apr 2021, 14:11 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Payload Accelerator for CubeSat Endeavors (PACE) is how NASA calls an initiative meant to speed up the testing and validation of space tech

 
Russians Plan to Deploy Billboards in Orbit So You’ll Never Miss an Ad Again
Russians Plan to Deploy Billboards in Orbit So You’ll Never Miss an Ad Again

25 Jan 2019, 11:00 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Russian company plans to deploy a grid of CubeSats in orbit to act as a gigantic orbital billboard for ads, entertainment and emergencies

 
NASA InSight Ready to Hit the Martian Atmosphere at 12,300 MPH
NASA InSight Ready to Hit the Martian Atmosphere at 12,300 MPH

22 Nov 2018, 10:07 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA's InSight lander is scheduled to begin its descent to Mars on Monday, November 26. NASA will know within minutes if all worked as planned

 
InSight Mars Landing to Air Live on November 26
InSight Mars Landing to Air Live on November 26

14 Nov 2018, 08:03 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA to broadcast the landing of the InSight mission on Mars on November 26 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California

 
CubeSat Tracking the NASA InSIght Mission Take First Photo of Mars
CubeSat Tracking the NASA InSIght Mission Take First Photo of Mars

23 Oct 2018, 15:18 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / One of the two CubeSats accompanying the InSight mission to Mars took a phot of the Red Planet from 8 million miles (12.8 million km) away.

 
Watch A Net Capture a Satellite in Space
Watch A Net Capture a Satellite in Space

21 Sep 2018, 08:59 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Raw video shows the moment when a net is deployed from the RemoveDebris platform to catch a satellite as part of an orbit cleanup research.

 
Virgin Cosmic Girl Gets Fitted with Rocket-Carrying Bracket
Virgin Cosmic Girl Gets Fitted with Rocket-Carrying Bracket

3 Sep 2018, 09:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Virgin Orbit fits the LauncherOne bracket on the Boeing 747 airplane it calls Cosmic Girl, captive flight tests to follow.

 
NASA InSight Lander Now Half Way to Mars
NASA InSight Lander Now Half Way to Mars

7 Aug 2018, 11:24 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA says the InSight mission has passed the middle of its journey, the lander expected to make contact with Mars on November 26.

 
DARPA Looks for Cargo for the Launch Challenge Competition
DARPA Looks for Cargo for the Launch Challenge Competition

13 Jul 2018, 14:07 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Unscheduled rocket launches with a quick turnaround is now being targeted by DARPA through the Launch Challenge competition

 
NASA Fires CubeSat Thrusters, Steers Towards Mars
NASA Fires CubeSat Thrusters, Steers Towards Mars

2 Jun 2018, 07:18 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Following a course corrections for the main InSight mission, NASA fired the thrusters on the CubeSats to put them on the path to Mars.

 
NASA CubeSat Wall-E Sends Back Shot of Earth Taken on the Way to Mars
NASA CubeSat Wall-E Sends Back Shot of Earth Taken on the Way to Mars

16 May 2018, 06:45 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA CubeSat Wall-E sends back a photo of our planet, taken from 621,371 miles (1 million kilometers) away as it heads for Mars.

 
NASA’s Wall-E and Eva Call Home from Space
NASA’s Wall-E and Eva Call Home from Space

7 May 2018, 07:25 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA's InSight mission took off this weekend heading for Mars. The two accompanying satellites, MarCO-A and MarCO-B, sent their first signals home

 
NASA Sends Wall-E and Eva Scouts to Track InSIght Mission
NASA Sends Wall-E and Eva Scouts to Track InSIght Mission

20 Apr 2018, 09:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Two CubeSat satellites to track NASA's InSight mission in space and document the lander's entry into the Martian atmosphere.