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SAN FRANCISCO — Near Space Labs, a New York startup, unveiled an application programming interface Dec. 9 offering access to high-resolution imagery captured by instruments flying on weather balloons. The company plans to offer persistent observation of major metropolitan areas and sell imagery at prices low enough to attract real estate, insurance and logistics customers. “We see an
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The contracts are the latest awarded under a project called Defense Experimentation Using the Commercial Space Internet LOS ANGELES — The Air Force announced Dec. 6 it awarded L3Harris and Northrop Grumman $17.9 million and $9.9 million contracts, respectively, to integrate commercial space internet services on military aircraft. The contracts are the latest awarded under
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin With over 2 decades of Hubble observations, including in ultraviolet light, astronomers have newly… [+] revealed some striking features, including streaks (in blue) emerging from the lower-left lobe. These streaks are created when the star’s light rays poke through the dust clumps scattered along the bubble’s
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Sunlight streaming through a forest of giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera, off Catalina Island, … [+] California, USA. (Photo by: David Fleetham/VW PICS/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Universal Images Group via Getty Images Scuba divers along the California coast have been watching the kelp forests steadily disappear for years, and everyone is pointing fingers at
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Ron Lopez, president of Astroscale U.S.: ‘The Air Force is talking about safety, congestion and how that affects resilience’ LOS ANGELES — Astroscale, a Japanese company that recently stood up an American subsidiary, sees the U.S. military as a potential customer for the company’s debris removal and other in-orbit services. Astroscale is preparing to demonstrate
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NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch harvest a crop of Mizuna mustard greens grown for … [+] the Veg-04B investigation, part of a phased research project to address the need for fresh food production in space. Credit: NASA If you’re an astronaut living on the International Space Station, you get regular shipments of freeze-dried
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WASHINGTON — SpaceX will conduct an in-flight abort test of its Crew Dragon spacecraft in early January as the launch of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner on an uncrewed test flight slips another day, NASA announced Dec. 6. In one statement, NASA said the in-flight abort test for Crew Dragon is currently scheduled for no earlier than
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Takahashi’s daughter reported that he was re-reading Stephen Hawking’s A Brief History of Time on … [+] the evening of his death. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Geochemist Taro Takahashi, who helped discover the ocean’s vital role as a carbon sink, died on December 3, 2019 at the age of 89. Takahashi was born in Japan in
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WASHINGTON — Rocket Lab successfully launched several smallsats Dec. 6 on an Electron mission also designed to test technologies to make the rocket’s first stage reusable. The Electron lifted off from the company’s launch site on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula at 3:18 a.m. Eastern after more than a week of delays caused by ground equipment
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