Don Claussen is passionate about satellite communications. After serving for seven years in the U.S. Army on active duty, Claussen worked as a systems engineer working for the Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate, helping soldiers deploy very small aperture terminals in Iraq and Afghanistan following the Sept.
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We are going to the Moon, to stay, by 2024. And this is how. Special thanks to William Shatner for lending his voice to this project. About NASA’s Moon to Mars plans: https://www.nasa.gov/specials/moon2mars/ Credit: NASA This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library: https://images.nasa.gov/details-NHQ_2019_0514_WeAreGoing.html
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WASHINGTON — A new holding company seeks to back the development of space industry startups through both funding and infrastructure support. Denver-based Voyager Space Holdings, backed by space industry investor Dylan Taylor and with a board that includes a former NASA official and retired Air Force general, believes that space startups struggle to raise funding
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In what may be called the biggest ever marathon of spacewalks since the assembly of the International Space Station (ISS) was completed in 2011, astronauts aboard the space station plan to conduct 10 of them during the next three months. The station crew will replace some of the orbiting laboratory’s solar array batteries during the
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These lemon tarts have a shortbread shell, creamy lemon filling, and buttercream. Fun fact: lemons are believed to be a hybrid between a sour orange and a citron. Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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NEWARK, Delaware — A French startup developing optical communications systems for spacecraft and other industries has raised 8 million euros ($8.8 million) from a mix of venture capital firms and the French government.  Cailabs, a Rennes, France-based company founded in 2013, says it has developed a technology that controls the shape of light within optical
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SAN FRANCISCO – Maxar Technologies awarded a contract to Deployable Space Systems to manufacture flexible solar arrays for the Power and Propulsion Element of the Gateway, a key element of NASA’s Artemis campaign to return humans to the moon. DSS announced the contract Oct. 1 for Roll Out Solar Array, or ROSA, a lightweight flexible
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The end of the world is not solely a science fiction plot. A day will come when the Earth will cease to exist. Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more. Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology,
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Virgin Galactic said Wednesday it has been contracted by the Italian air force for a suborbital research flight aboard its winged rocket ship. The mission will be flown as early as next year, carrying three Italian payload specialists who will tend to the experiments while the craft is in space, the company said. Virgin Galactic
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The Sun contains 99.8 percent of all matter in the solar system. Under crushing pressure and extreme temperatures generated by gravity, the violent process of nuclear fusion powers the tremendous energy output of the sun. | http://science.discovery.com/tv-shows/how-the-universe-works/ Watch full episodes: http://bit.ly/HTUWFullEpisodes Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every
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Weird and wonderful, the microscopic tardigrades are sometimes colloquially known as ‘water bears’ and ‘moss piglets’. In all fairness, though, no bear or piglet ever dreamt of doing the amazing things these uniquely gifted creatures are capable of. Tardigrades are know for their incredible resilience, as they’re able to survive all manner of extreme conditions. When the going gets tough,
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NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green answers the question “Why are we going to the Moon?” Comment on this video using #AskNASA with your questions for upcoming episodes! He addresses key questions about our plans to explore the Moon and Mars, including where we will most likely find water on the Moon. Jim shares his extensive
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#HowItsMade Mondays 9/8c on Science This Whoopie Pie factory has a variety of delicious ingredients that give these traditional treats their signature taste. Full episodes streaming FREE on Science GO! https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/how-its-made/ More How It’s Made: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT
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As it plans future experiments DARPA wants to take advantage of the growing availability of launch options. WASHINGTON — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking information from small-lift launch providers on the capabilities of their vehicles. The agency is doing market research in preparation for a 2022 launch of a payload that “may
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Since Jan. 1, Maxar Technologies has revamped operations, installed new leadership and incorporated in the United States. Now, the company is exploring the intersections of its legacy business units as it looks for ways to expand its government and commercial product lines. Tony Frazier, Maxar Technologies executive vice president for global field operations. In the
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Living and working in space requires human perseverance. Future missions will focus on exploration at greater distances from Earth; to the Moon and then to Mars. These missions will mean humans will stay in space for extended durations. To ensure that these goals are achieved, NASA’s astronauts must be able to perform at peak productivity
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