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  • Starlink Group 6-18 | Falcon 9 Block 5
    by Trevor Sesnic on September 21, 2023 at 6:11 pm

    SpaceX is set to launch 22 Starlink v2 Mini internet communication satellites to low-Earth orbit on its Starlink Group 6-18 mission. The post Starlink Group 6-18 | Falcon 9 Block 5 appeared first on Everyday Astronaut.

  • Webb finds carbon source on surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa
    on September 21, 2023 at 6:00 pm

    Jupiter’s moon Europa is one of a handful of worlds in our Solar System that could potentially harbour conditions suitable for life. Previous research has shown that beneath its water-ice crust lies a salty ocean of liquid water with a rocky seafloor. However, planetary scientists had not […]

  • Artemis II Astronauts Complete Day of Launch Dry Run for Moon Mission
    on September 21, 2023 at 3:42 pm

    The Artemis II crew and teams with NASA’s Exploration Ground Systems Program successfully completed on Sept. 20, the first in a series of integrated ground system tests at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for the upcoming mission around the Moon.

  • ESA works with EU on secure connectivity
    on September 21, 2023 at 12:13 pm

    Keeping European citizens safe from cyberattacks that can lead to the disruption of essential supplies – such as power, water and the flow of crucial information – is vital in today’s increasingly digital world. ESA and the European Commission have today signed an agreement to use space to […]

  • ESA Open Days 2023: connecting space enthusiasts across Europe
    on September 21, 2023 at 9:42 am

    More than 15 000 visitors are getting ready to pass through ESA’s gateways during ESA Open Days 2023. This Europe-wide series of events promises to connect space enthusiasts, bringing space closer to them than ever before. Unforgettable days of discoveries, inspiration, and scientific divulgation […]

  • First view of OSIRIS-REx returning with asteroid sample
    on September 21, 2023 at 7:20 am

    Image: Is it a spacecraft? An asteroid? Well, both. This small central speck is the first image of a spacecraft on its way home, carrying with it a sample from an asteroid hundreds-of-millions, if-not-billions-of-years old. The spacecraft is NASA’s OSIRIS-REx, the asteroid is Bennu.On Sunday […]

  • Artemis II crew visits Bremen, as Germany signs the Artemis Accords
    by Adrian Beil on September 20, 2023 at 7:17 pm

    ESA and Airbus, in coordination with NASA, hosted an Artemis II media event at the… The post Artemis II crew visits Bremen, as Germany signs the Artemis Accords appeared first on

  • Strategic Communications Manager Isidro Reyna
    on September 20, 2023 at 3:46 pm

    “The stars aligned – I was working at Johnson Space Center in Houston about six months later. That’s how I got here, in a roundabout way.” — Isidro Reyna, Strategic Communications Manager, Strategic Integration and Management Division, Space Operations Mission Directorate, NASA […]

  • Firefoxes and whale spouts light up Earth’s shield
    on September 20, 2023 at 12:36 pm

    Video: 00:00:56 Did you know, the Northern lights or Aurora Borealis are created when the mythical Finnish ‘Firefox’ runs so quickly across the snow that its tail causes sparks to fly into the night sky? At least, that’s one of the stories that has been told in Finland about this […]

  • ESA Open Day in the framework of European Researchers’ Night
    on September 20, 2023 at 7:17 am

    ESA will open its doors to members of the public at its Earth Observation centre in Frascati, near Rome, Italy, on 29 September, as part of its annual open day.

Launch of SS Sally Ride Space Station Supply Mission CRS-18 (Official NASA Broadcast)

Watch live as scientific investigations on ovarian cell development, climate change's effects on mudflow structures, a study on how plants adapt to grow space, the first satellites from Uganda and ...Zimbabwe, and a bioprinter all travel aboard the 18th Northrop Grumman commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station.

The Cygnus spacecraft, named S.S. Sally Ride in dedication to the first American woman in space, is scheduled for liftoff no earlier than Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, at 5:27 a.m. EST (10:27 UTC) from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia. The first launch attempt on Nov. 6 was postponed due to a fire alarm at the mission operations control center.


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