Thursday, November 14, 2019

Space News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Space News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

Ocean

NASA Ocean Surface Topography Mission has ended

NASA's Jason-2/Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) has come to an end after researchers detected deterioration in the spacecraft's power system. The Jason-2/Ocean Surface Topography Mission...
Magnetic star

How do the strongest magnets in the universe form?

How do some neutron stars become the strongest magnets in the Universe? A German-British team of astrophysicists has found a possible answer to the...
Earth satellite space

EOS’s radar in a constellation of microsatellites

EOS have announced a project to develop its own synthetic aperture radar (SAR) sensors intended for deployment in a constellation of microsatellites. US-based EOS Data Analytics...
Milky way

3.5m years ago the centre of the Milky Way exploded

A titanic, expanding beam of energy sprang from close to the supermassive black hole in the centre of the Milky Way just 3.5m years...
Space travel

NASA takes delivery of first all-electric aircraft

The first all-electric configuration of NASA's X-57 Maxwell now is at the agency's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. The X-57, NASA's first all-electric experimental...
supermassive black hole

Fuelling supermassive black holes

New research, led by the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research, investigates the filaments of gas that contribute to the growth of supermassive black holes. An...
andromeda galaxy

Andromeda galaxy is hungry, research finds

New research has found the ‘cannibalistic’ Andromeda galaxy has consumed several smaller galaxies over the last 10 billion years. In a study published in the...
space travel

Luxembourg: A European hub for commercial space

Luxembourg is the European focal point for the ‘new space’ industry – the next generation of space technologies. The space industry has entered a new...
Scottish moon

€16.6m investment into Scottish space sector

Over 260 jobs will be created in Scotland’s space sector after a £14.7m (~€16.6m) investment in a Glasgow-based satellite company. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced...
welsh moon

Discussing the proposed spaceport in Wales

The UK Space Conference opens today at ICC Wales, as the UK Space Agency confirms it will provide funding to support the development of the proposed spaceport at Llanbedr...

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