Innovative Solutions to Address Orbital Debris and Promote Sustainable Space Practices

February 2, 2024

Jacksonville, Florida: In a world where space exploration and satellite deployment have reached unprecedented levels, emerges as a beacon of hope, offering groundbreaking solutions to address the growing concerns surrounding orbital debris and its potential impact on both the environment and human health., founded by visionary technologist John Arwood, has been diligently monitoring…

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U.S. Govt Issues First-Ever Fine For Space Debris Within The Earth’s Firmament

October 5, 2023

In a historic move, the U.S. government has issued a $150,000 fine against a satellite TV company for leaving potentially “hazardous” debris floating in space.  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) conducted an investigation that revealed Dish Network had placed one of its satellites in an orbit “well below the elevation required by the terms of…

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Space and Sustainability – World Space Week

October 4, 2022

Happy World Space Week In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly passed as resolution recognizing October 4th-10th as World Space Week. This year’s theme is “Space and Sustainability.” The annual week long celebration is dedicated to “the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition.” An international event, World Space Week includes…

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This Month in Space History | June 2022

June 6, 2022

Very few people have experienced the thrill and anticipation of being launched into space. In an interview in 1998, Sally Ride described this experience. “When you’re getting ready to launch into space, you’re sitting on a big explosion waiting to happen. So most astronauts getting ready to lift off are excited and very anxious and…

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NASA spacecraft makes stop in Mansfield, community invited to check it out

November 25, 2019

MANSFIELD, Ohio (WJW) — The Orion spacecraft for Artemis 1, which is being carried by NASA’s Super Guppy, arrived in Mansfield on Sunday. The public was invited out to the airport to see the amazing technology for themselves and learn more about the Artemis program. “The spacecraft is headed to NASA’s Plum Brook Station in…

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NASA to Announce Additional Commercial Moon Delivery Providers

November 18, 2019

NASA will host a media teleconference at 4:30 p.m. EST Monday, Nov. 18, to announce additional American companies joining the competitive pool for delivery services to the surface of the Moon through the agency’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)  project. The teleconference audio and supporting visuals will stream live on the agency’s website. In July, NASA announced an…

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Why Astronomers Worry About the Brightness of SpaceX’s Starlink Satellite Megaconstellation

November 11, 2019

SpaceX is planning to launch the second installment of its Starlink megaconstellation on Monday (Nov. 11), and astronomers are waiting to see — well, precisely what they will see. When the company launched its first set of Starlink internet satellites in May, those with their eyes attuned to the night sky immediately realized that the objects were…

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Boeing offers SLS-launched lunar lander to NASA

November 6, 2019

WASHINGTON — Boeing announced Nov. 5 that it has submitted a proposal to NASA to develop a lunar lander that could be launched in a single piece on a Space Launch System rocket. The company said its “Fewest Steps to the Moon” proposal, submitted for NASA’s Human Landing Services program, minimized the number of launches…

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The 1st Human on Mars May Be a Woman, NASA Chief Says

October 23, 2019

When NASA sends humans to the moon for the first time in more than half a century, one lucky astronaut will go down in history for becoming the first woman on the moon. Then it won’t be long before we see the first woman on Mars, and she just might beat the first man there,…

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Op-ed | The space industry: A closer look at the new ecosystem

October 15, 2019

“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Those immortal words belong to history. But in the long story of human evolution, 50 years is only the blink of an eye, hardly of import when measured against the rhythm of civilizations. Fifty years is significant when measured in a human life span, affecting…

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Why NASA’s Annoyed About Elon Musk’s Giant Rocket

October 8, 2019

SpaceX has never flown a person into space in its first spacecraft, the Crew Dragon. But already Musk is showing off his big, shiny Starship — and NASA is bristling. SpaceX has never flown a person into space in its Crew Dragon, its first crew-capable spacecraft. But already the company is showing off its much…

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#Incognito – #NASA

October 2, 2019

“The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel.” – John Glenn Mark Your Calendars October brings the first artificial satellite and John Glenn’s return to space 36 years…

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World Space Week 2019 | The Moon: Gateway to the Stars

October 1, 2019

Happy World Space Week In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly passed as resolution recognizing October 4th-10th as World Space Week. This year’s theme is “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars.” The annual week long celebration is dedicated to “the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition.” An international…

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SpaceX Finishes Assembling New Starship Prototype (Photo)

September 30, 2019

We can now take the full measure of SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype. The company has mated the top and bottom halves of the Starship Mk1 vehicle at its South Texas facilities, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said today (Sept. 27). “Starship halves being joined,” he posted on Twitter, along with a photo of the sleek silver Mk1.…

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NASA awards long-term Orion production contract to Lockheed Martin

September 24, 2019

LOS ANGELES — NASA announced Sept. 23 it was awarding a contract to Lockheed Martin for long-term production of the Orion spacecraft, covering as many as 12 spacecraft that would meet NASA’s anticipated needs into the 2030s. The Orion Production and Operations Contract includes an initial order of three Orion spacecraft, for missions Artemis 3,…

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