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Monday, January 24, 2022

Ghostly glow in alien skies: ‘Zodiacal light’ possibly spotted on 3 exoplanets

Watch the sun set from a particularly dark patch of Earth and you may spot a triangle of what scientists call zodiacal light extending from where our star passed below the horizon.

NASA to Discuss Webb’s Arrival at Final Destination, Next Steps

Scientists and engineers operating NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will answer questions about the mission’s latest milestones in a NASA Science Live broadcast at 3 p.m. EST Monday, Jan. 24, followed by a media teleconference at 4 p.m.

PredaSAR, a Terran Orbital Corporation, Selected for National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT)...

BOCA RATON, FL (January 10, 2022) - PredaSAR, a Terran Orbital Corporation, has been selected for contract award under the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Systems Acquisition Directorate’s Closed Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Strategic Collection Enhancements (SCE) in the Commercial Radar focus area.

Capturing all that glitters in galaxies with NASA’s Webb Telescope

Spirals are some of the most captivating shapes in the universe. They appear in intricate seashells, carefully constructed spider webs, and even in the curls of ocean waves.

Update on Yutu-2 rover findings from far side of the moon

A large team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China, Germany and Canada has provided an update of findings made by the Yutu-2 rover, which is exploring a crater on the far side of the moon.

NASA foresees gap in lunar landings after Artemis 3

After landing astronauts on the moon in the mid-2020s for the first time in more than a half-century, NASA will wait at least two more years before making a second crewed lunar landing as part of the Artemis program.

A film studio may be launching in space in 2024

Space may soon house a full-fledged TV and film studio, thanks to Space Entertainment Enterprise (S.E.E.).

One Year into the Biden Administration, NASA Looks to Future

Over the past year, NASA has made valuable contributions to Biden-Harris Administration’s goals – leading on the global stage, addressing the urgent issue of climate change, creating high paying jobs, and inspiring future generations.

Satellogic raises $150 million from fund led by former treasury secretary

A fund led by Steven Mnuchin, former treasury secretary, will invest $150 million into Earth imaging company Satellogic, helping close a delayed merger with a special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC).

The Mars rover Perseverance has pebbles stuck in its drill. NASA has a plan...

Perseverance mission managers made the unexpected announcement that they had to dump out Percy's latest sample. The team even shared in the post that they never thought they would have to do that as one of Perseverance's main goals is to pick up Mars samples for future analysis.


Bigelow Aerospace transfers BEAM space station module to NASA

NASA has hired a new company to provide engineering support for an inflatable module on the International Space Station originally built and managed by Bigelow Aerospace.
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