Live coverage: Epsilon rocket set to launch seven satellites – Spaceflight Now

Live coverage: Epsilon rocket set to launch seven satellites – Spaceflight Now

If you would like to see more articles like this please support our coverage of the space program by becoming a Spaceflight Now Member. If everyone who enjoys our website helps fund it, we can expand and improve our coverage further. Live coverage of the countdown and launch Japan’s Epsilon rocket with seven small Japanese […]

Space billboards could ruin the night sky as soon as 2021 – TechRadar

Space billboards could ruin the night sky as soon as 2021 – TechRadar

The stars may have some competition. A Russian startup by the name of StartRocket is planning to launch glowing billboards into the night sky, in order to help advertise the big-name companies and brands that already dominate our lives on Earth. The billboards comprise of small, light-emitting satellites – CubeSats, to be precise – which […]

Artificial Meteor Showers Are the Atmospheric Spectacles No One Asked For – Gizmodo

Artificial Meteor Showers Are the Atmospheric Spectacles No One Asked For – Gizmodo

Artist’s depiction of the artificial meteor shower, which may or may not look like this. Illustration: ALE Tomorrow morning, an Epsilon-4 rocket will blast off from the JAXA Uchinoura Space Center in Japan. Onboard is a satellite capable of generating artificial meteor showers by dropping tiny pellets from orbit. The resulting light show should produce […]

Super-massive black hole spins at 1/2 speed of light – WND.com

Super-massive black hole spins at 1/2 speed of light – WND.com

(Digital India Preview) Black holes are some of the most fascinating features of our universe, but they’re also not very well understood. studying distant black holes in any great detail is very tough due to the fact that nothing, including light, can escape their grasp once its gets too close. Now, a black hole sitting […]

Earth's Magnetic Pole Is Wandering, Lurching Toward Siberia – Live Science

Earth's Magnetic Pole Is Wandering, Lurching Toward Siberia – Live Science

Earth’s north magnetic pole is on the move, unpredictably lurching away from the Canadian Arctic and toward Siberia. It’s wandered so much, that the current representation of the entire globe’s magnetic field, just updated in 2015, is now out of date. And so, geologists have come up with a new model. This updated […]

DNA pioneer stripped of honors over 'reprehensible' race comments – CNN

DNA pioneer stripped of honors over 'reprehensible' race comments – CNN

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NASA asteroid WARNING: Giant 269 foot asteroid on 'Earth Close Approach' TODAY – Express.co.uk

NASA asteroid WARNING: Giant 269 foot asteroid on 'Earth Close Approach' TODAY – Express.co.uk

The imposing asteroid, dubbed by NASA Asteroid 2019 AR2, will make a so-called “Earth Close Approach”. Asteroid orbit calculations predict the space rock will reach its closest distance to Earth in just a few hours. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) expects Asteroid AR2 will swing by around 2.28pm on Sunday, January 13. The unexpected flyby comes […]

Spektr-R, Russia's Only Space Radio Telescope, Stops Responding to Commands – Gizmodo

Spektr-R, Russia's Only Space Radio Telescope, Stops Responding to Commands – Gizmodo

The Spektr-R radio telescope at Baikonur Space Center, within the integration and test complex of Launch Pad No.31. Photo: RIA Novosti (Wikimedia Commons) Russia’s only orbiting space radio telescope, Spektr-R (RadioAstron), has stopped responding to the spacecraft’s control staff, the BBC reported Saturday, though Astro Space Centre chief Nikolai Kardashev told the BBC that it […]

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