Satellite News

Just another satellite weblog

Archive for February 7th, 2021

On This Day in Space! Feb. 7, 1984: The world’s 1st untethered spacewalk

February 7th, 2021 by

On Feb. 7, 1984, NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless became the first person to go on a spacewalk without a tether. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

Related Post:MRO comes out of safe modeOHB orders CCD sensors from Teledyne e2vPlanetary Society to try solar sailing againNorthrop Grumman Delivers Advanced EHF Payload ModuleAlcatel Alenia Space Signs Harris Corp. For Commercial Antenna ContractSatellites for next Ariane 5 launch have arrived at KourouPartnership Delivers Broadband To Remote Areas Of CanadaNRC report: NASA neglects small satellite missionsSovrn

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

The International Space Station will fly over Super Bowl 2021 stadium for the big game

February 7th, 2021 by

Astronauts on the International Space Station just might have the ultimate nosebleed seats for Super Bowl 2021.

Related Post:MRO comes out of safe modeOHB orders CCD sensors from Teledyne e2vPlanetary Society to try solar sailing againNorthrop Grumman Delivers Advanced EHF Payload ModuleAlcatel Alenia Space Signs Harris Corp. For Commercial Antenna ContractSatellites for next Ariane 5 launch have arrived at KourouPartnership Delivers Broadband To Remote Areas Of CanadaNRC report: NASA neglects small satellite missionsSovrn

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

Apes, robots and men: The life and death of the first space chimp

February 7th, 2021 by

On January 31, 1961, an intrepid chimpanzee called Ham was launched on a rocket from Cape Canaveral in the United States, and returned to Earth alive. In this process, he became the first hominin in space.

Related Post:Enjoying America’s Favorite Pastime With Satellite TVGlobalstar Nets Federal Government Supply ContractGlobal HTS market expected to reach US$7.31 billion by 2023GPS IIR-15(M) ready for launchSpace Chat with Space.com: Tune in Fridays for science, space and more!Using DVR to Fully Enjoy All the Perks and Programs of Satellite TVMeasat-3 pre-launch detailsAngolan company takes C-band capacity on Amos-17Sovrn

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

Seas will likely rise even faster than worst-case scenarios predicted by climate models

February 7th, 2021 by

Sea levels will probably rise faster than the most mainstream climate models predict, according to a new study.

Related Post:Enjoying America’s Favorite Pastime With Satellite TVGlobalstar Nets Federal Government Supply ContractGlobal HTS market expected to reach US$7.31 billion by 2023GPS IIR-15(M) ready for launchSpace Chat with Space.com: Tune in Fridays for science, space and more!Using DVR to Fully Enjoy All the Perks and Programs of Satellite TVMeasat-3 pre-launch detailsAngolan company takes C-band capacity on Amos-17Sovrn

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

Clues about Mars’ atmosphere may lie on the surface of its moon Phobos

February 7th, 2021 by

The doomed Martian moon Phobos, which is on a slow death spiral above the Red Planet, may hold some secrets about how Mars was formed.

Related Post:Enjoying America’s Favorite Pastime With Satellite TVGlobalstar Nets Federal Government Supply ContractGlobal HTS market expected to reach US$7.31 billion by 2023GPS IIR-15(M) ready for launchSpace Chat with Space.com: Tune in Fridays for science, space and more!Using DVR to Fully Enjoy All the Perks and Programs of Satellite TVMeasat-3 pre-launch detailsAngolan company takes C-band capacity on Amos-17Sovrn

Category: NEWS | No Comments »