Tag Archives: NASA

New Image from James Webb Space Telescope Reveals Intriguing Features of Ring Nebula and Suggests Presence of Dying Star’s Companion

This image of the Ring Nebula (from MIRI) appears as a distorted doughnut. The nebula’s inner cavity hosts shades of red and orange, while the detailed ring transitions through shades of yellow in the inner regions and blue/purple in the outer region. The ring’s inner region has distinct filament elements. Credit: ESA/Webb, NASA, CSA, M. Barlow, N. Cox, R. Wesson

(IN BRIEF) The James Webb Space Telescope has revealed a captivating new image of the Ring Nebula, collaborating with ESA, NASA, CSA, and an international team. This image, alongside a previous one, unveils the nebula’s intricate features, showcasing its central … Read the full press release

NASA-Backed Starlab Project Takes Shape with Voyager-Airbus Agreement

(IN BRIEF) Voyager Space and Airbus Defence and Space have jointly announced a transatlantic agreement to develop and operate Starlab, a commercial space station intended to succeed the International Space Station. Voyager was awarded a $160 million Space Act Agreement … Read the full press release

NASA’s Hubble Telescope captures second shadowy disk formation around young star

(IN BRIEF) Astronomers have detected two shadows sweeping across the face of a vast pancake-shaped gas-and-dust disk surrounding the red dwarf star TW Hydrae. The discovery of a second shadow in just a few years could be from another disk … Read the full press release

European Space Agency: free live event on 14 Oct 2020 to show the hardware and the people that Europe relies on for its exploration missions to ISS, Moon and Mars

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European Space Agency, the European intergovernmental organisation dedicated to the exploration of space, has announced that this year’s International Astronautical Congress will be visiting virtually the sites where Europe’s exploration of our Solar … Read the full press release

Thales delivers SuperCam laser for NASA’s Mars 2020 exploration programme

 La Défense, France, 25-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NASA has begun building the Mars 2020 rover and integrating the instruments it will carry. The Mars 2020 mission will follow in the footsteps of Curiosity, which has been exploring Gale Crater on the … Read the full press release

Airbus-built SES-10 telecommunications satellite to replace and provide additional capacity for TV, enterprise and mobility services

Cape Canaveral, FL, U.S.A., 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The SES-10 telecommunications satellite built by Airbus for the Luxembourg-based operator SES has been successfully launched by Falcon 9 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. It will provide replacement and … Read the full press release

Airbus Defense and Space flash based Solid-State Recorder successfully passed all NASA space qualification test requirements

Airbus Defense and Space flash based Solid-State Recorder completes NASA qualification test and over 20 months successful operation in orbit Colorado Springs, USA, 20-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The flash memory Solid-State Recorder (SSR) products of Airbus Defense and Space have passed all NASA … Read the full press release

Thales Alenia Space delivered its 2nd Pressurized Cargo Module (PCM) to Orbital Sciences Corporation for Cygnus spacecraft integration

New commercial cargo vehicle for the International Space Station gears up for operation Turin, 24-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales Alenia Space has delivered its second Pressurized Cargo Module (PCM) to Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) for integration in the Cygnus spacecraft … Read the full press release