Month: November 2019

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Pristine coral reef. mainly Acropora sp. with aggregation of blue-green chromis. Chromis viridis. … [+] Pohnpei. Federated States of Micronesia. (Photo by: Andre Seale/VW PICS/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) VW PICS/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Micronesia is a series of several islands northeast of
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In December, Cloud Constellation was finalizing receipt of a $100 million investment that would help the startup deploy a ring of secure data-storage satellites in low Earth orbit. By spring, Cloud Constellation had walked away from the deal, citing a review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, or CFIUS, as one
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SEVILLE, Spain — Italy, one of the largest contributors to the European Space Agency, is pleased with the outcome of the recent ministerial meeting that provided funding for a number of its priorities, including a reusable spacecraft. In a finally tally of contributions provided by ESA at the end of the Space19+ ministerial meeting here
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RBC Signals sees ground infrastructure business following path forged by cellular network expansion Ron Faith is well acquainted with high-tech startups. Before becoming president and chief operating officer of RBC Signals in 2018, Faith co-founded and served as chief operating officer of Clonefone, a mobile web services company. He was also the CEO of enterprise
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Satellite imagery of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Getty Images Every spring, a green wave of sprouting plants washes up mountains and bathes the Northern Hemisphere in fresh greenery from south to north. Grazing animals “surf” the wave, following the start of springtime. This phenomenon, called the Green Wave Hypothesis, controls the speed of herbivore migrations
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For Telespazio Vega Deutschland, a subsidiary of the spaceflight services company Telespazio of Rome, the challenges faced by a new generation of space companies present enticing opportunities. Based on its experience helping space agencies, institutions and commercial customers conduct space operations, Telespazio Vega has developed Enable, a cloud-based platform for space operations. At the 2019
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SEVILLE, Spain — The European Space Agency’s member states agreed to provide nearly 12.5 billion euros ($13.8 billion) for the next three years, giving the agency nearly all that it requested. At the conclusion of a two-day ministerial meeting, called Space19+, here Nov. 28, ESA said it was able to get all the initiatives it
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FILE – This Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 image made available by NASA shows the Kuiper belt object … [+] originally called “Ultima Thule,” about 1 billion miles beyond Pluto, encountered by the New Horizons spacecraft. On Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, NASA announced its official name “Arrokoth” which means “sky” in the language of the Native
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SAN FRANCISCO – A decision made at the recent World Radiocommunication Conference could undermine the accuracy of weather forecasts by interfering with meteorological satellite observations, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF). “The race to release 5G technology threatens to squeeze out other radio-frequency dependent technologies, including
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SEVILLE, Spain — Representatives of ESA’s member states gathered here Nov. 27 for the start of a two-day meeting that will end with decisions on what programs to fund, and at what levels, for the next three years. Ministers from ESA’s 22 member states, along with those of cooperating and observer states, provided an overview
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