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February 09, 2024
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Signal Ocean to make $10M strategic investment in Spire Global



Vienna VA (SPX) Feb 09, 2024
Spire Global, Inc. (NYSE: SPIR) and Signal Ocean have announced a strategic partnership aimed at propelling the digitization of the maritime economy. This collaboration marks a significant step towards integrating cutting-edge technologies with maritime operations to enhance global security and transparency. Under the terms of the partnership, Spire Global, a leading provider of space-based data, analytics, and space services, will contribute its proprietary datasets crucial for the precise monito ... read more

SPACEMART
AST SpaceMobile's Space-Based Cellular Network to Support Government Missions Through New Contract
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 09, 2024
AST SpaceMobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTS), a trailblazer in space-based cellular broadband technology, recently disclosed its latest achievement-a revenue-generating contract awarded by a prime contracto ... more
SPACEWAR
BlackSky Secures $50 Million Deal with Thales Alenia Space for Indonesia's First Sovereign Satellites
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 09, 2024
BlackSky Technology Inc. (NYSE: BKSY), a leader in real-time geospatial intelligence, has secured a landmark contract with Thales Alenia Space to bolster the Republic of Indonesia's Ministry of Defe ... more
STELLAR CHEMISTRY
New Study Uncovers Asymmetry in Solar Gamma-Ray Emissions During Solar Maximum
Lisbon, Portugal (SPX) Feb 08, 2024
In a groundbreaking study published in *The Astrophysical Journal*, researchers have unveiled unexpected findings regarding the Sun's gamma-ray emissions, particularly during periods of heightened s ... more
SPACEWAR
US Southern Command Leads Space Cooperation Dialogue at Third Annual Space Conference of the Americas
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 09, 2024
The annual Space Conference of the Americas, hosted by the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), has emerged as a pivotal platform for discussing the future of space cooperation and interoperability amo ... more
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WEATHER REPORT
World sees first 12 months above 1.5C warming level: climate monitor
Paris (AFP) Feb 8, 2024
Earth has endured 12 consecutive months of temperatures 1.5C hotter than the pre-industrial era for the first time on record, Europe's climate monitor said Thursday, in what scientists called a "warning to humanity". ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE
World's biggest flying lab comes to Asia on air pollution mission
Clark, Philippines Feb 9, 2024
NASA has kicked off a series of marathon flights in Asia with the world's biggest flying laboratory, in an ambitious mission to improve the models that help to forecast and fight air pollution. ... more
ENERGY TECH
Scientists in UK set fusion record
London (AFP) Feb 8, 2024
Scientists in Britain announced Thursday they had smashed a record for generating fusion energy in the final experiment using the Joint European Torus (JET) machines. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION
Next-Gen Weather Satellite Set to Enhance Global Military Operations
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 08, 2024
Space Systems Command (SSC) has announced the successful delivery of the first U.S. Space Force (USSF)-62 Weather System Follow-on - Microwave (WSF-M) Space Vehicle (SV) from Ball Aerospace's facili ... more

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SPACE TRAVEL


Space Beach Law Lab: Shaping the Future of Space Law at Queen Mary Conference

ROCKET SCIENCE
Dream Chaser Spaceplane Undergoes Extreme Testing at NASA's Armstrong Facility
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 08, 2024
At NASA's Neil Armstrong Test Facility in Sandusky, Ohio, Sierra Space's Dream Chaser spaceplane, paired with its Shooting Star cargo module, has captivated media and space industry professionals al ... more
SPACEMART
Sidus Space Enhances IP Portfolio with New Patent Application for Modular LizzieSat System
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 08, 2024
Sidus Space, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIDU), a leader in satellite manufacturing, has recently made a significant move to bolster its intellectual property portfolio with the publication of a new U.S. patent a ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE
New Satellite Launch Marks a Milestone in China's Commercial Space Sector
Sydney, Australia (SPX) Feb 08, 2024
The recent launch of the "Xunming Hometown I" satellite in Yangjiang, Guangdong province, signifies a notable advancement in China's commercial space sector. This low-earth orbit satellite, having s ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION
WSF-M Satellite will enhance military environmental monitoring with new microwave imager
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 08, 2024
Ball Aerospace has announced the successful delivery of the Weather System Follow-on - Microwave (WSF-M) satellite to Vandenberg Space Force Base, marking a significant milestone in the U.S. Space F ... more
TECH SPACE
Electron Rocket to Deploy Astroscale's Debris Inspection Satellite in Space Sustainability Effort
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 08, 2024
Rocket Lab USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKLB) has announced a launch window for a landmark mission in collaboration with Astroscale Japan Inc. The mission, dubbed 'On Closer Inspection,' is set to commence du ... more
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Terran Orbital announces agreement with Shareholder Group

TECH SPACE
Spaceborne Computer-2 sets new benchmark for AI and ML on ISS
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 06, 2024
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has taken a significant step forward in space-based computing by dispatching the third iteration of its Spaceborne Computer to the International Space Station ... more
SPACEMART
Geespace achieves milestone in satellite constellation development for future mobility
Sydney, Australia (SPX) Feb 06, 2024
Geespace, a growing force in China's burgeoning private space sector, has marked a significant milestone in the development of the Geely Future Mobility Constellation with the recent launch of eleve ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE
Following repeated delays, NASA launches new PACE Earth-observing satellite
Washington DC (UPI) Feb 8, 2024
NASA launched its new Earth-observing satellite into space early Thursday following several days of weather-related delays. ... more
MOON DAILY
US to launch next Moon mission on Valentine's Day
Washington (AFP) Feb 7, 2024
US companies are set to launch for the Moon on February 14, less than a month since a similar mission ended in failure with the spaceship burning up in the Earth's atmosphere, NASA said Wednesday. ... more
SPACEMART
Rocket Lab Boosts Capital with $355 Million in Convertible Senior Notes Amid Growth Plans
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 08, 2024
Rocket Lab USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: RKLB), a key player in the aerospace manufacturing and satellite launch sectors, has successfully closed its private offering of $355 million in 4.250% convertible seni ... more
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MOON DAILY
Unveiling Lunar Secrets: Chang'e-5 Mission's Groundbreaking Findings
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 08, 2024
The moon's cratered surface, reminiscent of Swiss cheese, narrates a tale of celestial bombardment. These craters, however, are just the beginning of the story. The intense collisions that formed th ... more
EXO WORLDS
Carbon Monoxide Dynamics Offer New Insights into Exoplanet Habitability
Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Feb 08, 2024
In the ongoing quest to discover habitable worlds beyond our solar system, a groundbreaking study spearheaded by Associate Professor Kazumi Ozaki from Tokyo Institute of Technology and Associate Res ... more
SPACE TRAVEL
Axiom 3 astronauts undock from ISS for trip back to Earth
Washington DC (UPI) Feb 7, 2024
Axiom 3 astronauts delivered to the International Space Station by a private mission began their journey home Wednesday as the SpaceX Dragon undocked for the return to Earth. ... more
SATURN DAILY
Life on 'Death Star' Saturn moon Mimas has hidden ocean
Paris (AFP) Feb 7, 2024
Saturn's small moon Mimas seems an unlikely suspect in the hunt for life in Earth's backyard - it is probably best known for looking like the "Death Star" in the Star Wars films. ... more
TECH SPACE
Heritage ERS-2 satellite to reenter Earth's atmosphere
Paris (ESA) Feb 06, 2024
Throughout its 16-year working life, the second European Remote Sensing satellite, ERS-2, returned a wealth of information that revolutionised our perspective of our planet and understanding of clim ... more
SOLAR SCIENCE
Xihe Space Telescope Enhances Understanding of Solar Plasma Dynamics
Sydney, Australia (SPX) Feb 06, 2024
Using spectral imaging data of China's first solar exploration satellite, Xihe, a group of Chinese physicists constructed three-dimensional velocity diagrams of two kinds of plasmas in the sun's atm ... more
MARSDAILY
Lake deposits in Idaho give scientists insight into ancient traces of life on Mars
Smithfield RI (SPX) Feb 06, 2024
Does life exist elsewhere in the universe? If so, how do scientists search for and identify it? Finding life beyond Earth is extremely difficult, partly because other planets are so far away and par ... more
MOON DAILY
Lunar science entering new phase with commercial missions to conduct research
Boulder CO (SPX) Feb 06, 2024
For the first time since 1972, NASA is putting science experiments on the Moon in 2024. And thanks to new technologies and public-private partnerships, these projects will open up new realms of scie ... more
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NASA's Laser Navigation Tech Enables Commercial Lunar Exploration
Hampton VA (SPX) Feb 06, 2024
Later this month, NASA's commercial lunar delivery services provider Intuitive Machines will launch its Nova-C lunar lander carrying several NASA science and technology payloads, including the Navig ... more
MOON DAILY
China to launch Queqiao 2 Relay Satellite to boost lunar communication capabilities
Sydney, Australia (SPX) Feb 05, 2024
China is poised to take another significant step in its ambitious lunar exploration endeavors with the scheduled launch of the Queqiao 2 relay satellite in the first half of 2024. The China National ... more
EXO WORLDS
Ice and fire: Antarctic volcano may hold clues to life on Mars
Deception Island, Antarctica (AFP) Feb 2, 2024
On Deception Island in Antarctica, steam rises from the beaches, and glaciers dot the black slopes of what is actually an active volcano - a rare clash of ice and fire that provides clues to scientists about what life could look like on Mars. ... more
TIME AND SPACE
Astrophysicists find dust in galaxies affects their distance measurements in the Universe
Brno-stred, Czechia (SPX) Feb 06, 2024
Dust around galactic nuclei significantly affects the measurement of their distances in the Universe. This was discovered by a team of physicists led by Michal Zajacek from the Masaryk University in ... more
MARSDAILY
Sols 4086-4088: Groundhog Day in Gale
Pasadena CA (JPL) Feb 06, 2024
Earth planning date: Friday, February 2, 2024: Happy Groundhog Day, Earthlings! Punxsutawney Phil must've seen his shadow all the way to Mars, because right now it's spring in Gale crater. Luckily, ... more
EXO WORLDS
What Kind of World is LHS 1140b
by Ben Cassese for AAS Nova News
Washington DC (SPX) Feb 06, 2024 One would be forgiven for thinking that it's easy to tell different types of planets apart. Unfortunately, the most interesting worlds look awfully like comparative ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE
China's Smart Dragon 3 launches satellites from South China Sea
Sydney, Australia (SPX) Feb 05, 2024
China's growing prowess in the arena of space exploration and satellite deployment was once again on display as the nation successfully launched the Smart Dragon 3 carrier rocket on Saturday morning ... more
TECH SPACE
BlackStar Orbital to open new spacecraft manufacturing facility in Sierra Vista by 2026
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Feb 05, 2024
BlackStar Orbital Technologies Corporation has announced plans to establish a cutting-edge engineering and manufacturing facility in Sierra Vista, Arizona. This strategic development is set to signi ... more
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