September 2 – September 8, 2019

LASP Scientists And Teams Receive NASA Achievement Medals

LASP scientists Robert Ergun (right) and Richard Eastes have been recognized by NASA for their enduring contributions to their respective fields in recent ceremonies at the agency’s Goddard Spaceflight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Image Credit: LASP

September 8, 2019 – LASP scientists Robert Ergun and Richard Eastes have been recognized by NASA for their enduring contributions to their respective fields in recent ceremonies at the agency’s Goddard Spaceflight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Read More


Northrop Grumman Selects SEAKR For Advanced Space Processor

SEAKR’s Wolverine RF Processor. Image Credit: SEAKR Engineering Inc.

September 5, 2019 – SEAKR Engineering, Inc. (SEAKR) is has been selected by Northrop Grumman to provide an advanced space signal processor on two new GEOStar satellites to launch in 2022.  This is SEAKR’s second major customer utilizing the Wolverine processor, a new RF reconfigurable processor which can flexibly process 10GHz of bandwidth for a variety of applications. Read More


NASA Activates Deep Space Atomic Clock

NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock, the first GPS-like technology for deep space, started its one-year space mission on Friday. If the technology demonstration proves successful, similar atomic clocks will be used to navigate the self-flying spacecraft. Image Credit: General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems

September 2, 2019 – An atomic clock that could pave the way for autonomous deep space travel was successfully activated last month and is ready to begin its year-long tech demo, the mission team confirmed on Friday, August 23, 2019. Launched in June, NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock is a critical step toward enabling spacecraft to safely navigate themselves in deep space rather than rely on the time-consuming process of receiving directions from Earth. Read More


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A Closer Look At The Virgin Galactic-Social Capital Merger Deal
Source: Parabolic Arc


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Source: Spaceflight Now


Soyuz Spacecraft, Humanoid Robot Return To Earth After 16-Day Test Flight
Source: Spaceflight Now


My Summer Vacation At NASA: Artificial Gravity Research Gets A New Spin At Johnson Space Center
Source: University of Colorado Boulder


Maxar CEO Predicts Return To Growth
Source: SpaceNews


NASA Experiments Flying To Moon On Commercial Landers
Source: NASA


Goddard Creates CGI Moon Kit As A Form Of Storytelling
Source: NASA


Inside The Colorado Company That Builds Satellites You Can Hold In Your Hands
Source: thedenverchannel.com


Space Control Facility Slated For Colorado Springs Delayed
Source: CBS Denver


New Insight Into How Much Atmosphere Mars Lost
Source: NASA


Why Are Jupiter And Saturn Spinning So Slowly?
Source: AAS Nova


NASA Satellite Spots A Mystery That’s Gone In A Flash
Source: NASA/JPL