Space Exploration and Astronomy

A Festival of “First Lights” on This Week @NASA – September 21, 2018
Several NASA instruments see their first light, another active week for our administrator, and discover just how much space is in our daily lives … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!

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European Space Talks: sharing our passion for space The European Space Talks initiative will give you, as a member of the European space community, the opportunity to join other space professionals, researchers and enthusiasts in presenting your latest research, activities or interests in space.
ESA Euronews: Favourable winds for Aeolus
This edition of #Space comes from the coast of northern Norway, where we’ve come to the Andøya Space Centre to meet scientists working on a new satellite called Aeolus. This mission carries revolutionary laser technology to measure the wind around ...
ESA Euronews: vent favorable pour Aeolus
Dans cette édition de #Space, notre reporter Jeremy Wilks se trouve sur la côte du nord de la Norvège, au Centre spatial d'Andøya. Il rencontre des scientifiques qui travaillent sur un nouveau satellite appelé Aeolus. Sa mission : mesurer pour ...
ESA Euronews: Günstige Winde für Aeolus
Ein neuer europäischer Satellit namens Aeolus misst erstmals die Winde aus dem All - das soll der Wettervorhersage einen riesigen Schub geben
An der Küste Nordnorwegens, im Andøya Space Centre, arbeiten Wissenschaftler an der Kalibrierung und Validierung aller Messungen, die ...
ESA Euronews: Ευνοϊκός άνεμος για την Aeolus
Ένας ευρωπαϊκός δορυφόρος που ονομάζεται Αίολος θα μετρήσει για πρώτη φορά τους ανέμους από το διαστημα, υποσχόμενος να βελτιώσει σημαντικά την πρόβλεψη του καιρού.Η εκπομπή #Space και ο Τζέρεμι Γουίλκς βρέθηκε στην ακτή της βόρειας Νορβηγίας,στο διαστημικό κέντρο Andøya για ...
NASA Balloon Observes Rare Electric Blue Clouds
On the cusp of our atmosphere live a thin group of seasonal electric blue clouds. Read the story:
Forming fifty miles above the poles in summer, these clouds are known as noctilucent clouds or polar mesospheric clouds — PMCs. ...
Talking sea-level Scientists from all over the world are meeting in the Azores to talk about satellite altimeters and sea-level rise. Watch the opening session live on 24 September at 09:00 GMT (11:00 CEST)
Week in images Our week through the lens: 17 - 21 September 2018
Three Earth Explorer ideas selected As part of ESA’s continuing commitment to realise cutting-edge satellite missions to advance scientific understanding of our planet and to show how new technologies can be used in space, three new ideas have been chosen to compete as the tenth ...
Earth from Space In this week's edition, discover the largest island of the Azores: São Miguel
Small Satellite Demonstrates Possible Solution for 'Space Junk' The International Space Station deployed this small satellite for the NanoRacks-Remove Debris investigation, designed to demonstrate an approach to reduce the risks presented by orbital debris or "space junk."
First Light Data for NASA's Parker Solar Probe Just over a month into its mission, NASA's Parker Solar Probe has returned first-light data from each of its four instrument suites. These early observations show that each of the instruments is working well.
Space street art Technology image of the week: Graffiti without Gravity winner Shane Sutton decorates a test facility at ESA’s technical heart
NASA Technology We Use Everyday: Introducing Home & City
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There's more space in your life than you think! NASA studies our planet, Sun, solar system & beyond, but you can find thousands of NASA-influenced technologies right in your backyard.
Astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor Examines Her Eyes Astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor examines her eye with a Funduscope.
NASA 60th: Home, Sweet Home
Earth is a complex, dynamic system. For 60 years, we have studied our changing planet, and our understanding continues to expand with the use of new technologies. With data from satellites, instruments on the International Space Station, airborne missions, balloons, ...
Watching Hurricane Florence from Space on This Week @NASA – September 15, 2018
Major hurricane Florence, seen from space, our mission to size up land and sea ice on Earth, and “catching big air” … another successful test for our Orion spacecraft … a few of the stories to tell you about – ...
Landfall of Hurricane Florence From Space
Cameras outside the International Space Station captured views of Hurricane Florence on Sept. 14 at 7:41 a.m. EDT minutes after the storm made landfall. NASA satellites track the storm:
Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina packing winds ...
Ready to 3D print? Have you sent us your idea yet? ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti sends a video thank you to those who've entered our Lunar 3D printing competition. What would you 3D print, to make the Moon feel like home?
Elevating Unity - Episode 5: Third Rocket Powered Flight
On July 26th, 2018 VSS Unity completed its third rocket-powered test flight, a key step forward the path to space.

Julia Hunter, Virgin Galactic Vice President and longtime employee, gives us a behind-the-scenes look into her life as a program ...

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