University of Texas 'Picosatellite' to be launched from space shuttle to begin milestone mission
... engineering students will be launched into orbit
this month from Space Shuttle Endeavour.
In ... seven pounds, will be jettisoned into low-Earth orbit
from Space Shuttle Endeavour during the STS-127 ... three to six months. However, it could remain in orbit
for up to a year before falling to earth and ...
Heinlein Trust and SpaceX Announce Competition to Promote Research Innovation in Zero Gravity
... offers a $25,000 prize and transportation to and from Low Earth orbit
for the winning experiment aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft.
... Dula said.
The winning experiment will be launched into Earth orbit
aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft. NASA recently ...
NASA technology helps predict and prevent future pandemic outbreaks
... With the help of 14 satellites currently in orbit
and the National Aeronautics and Space Administrations (NASA) Applied ... a cost-effective method for operational agencies since they are already in orbit
and in use by scientists to collect data about the Earths atmosphere.
Scientists discover 'dancing' algae
... an axis.
The researchers found that colonies swimming near a surface can form two types of "bound states"; the "waltz", in which the two colonies orbit
around each other like a planet circling the sun, and the "minuet", in which the colonies oscillate back and forth as if held by an elastic band ...
Replidyne and Cardiovascular Systems Sign Merger Agreement
... to a flexible drive shaft.
Physicians position the crown at the site of an arterial plaque lesion and
remove the plaque by causing the crown to orbit
against it, creating a
smooth lumen, or channel, in the vessel. The Diamondback 360 degrees is
designed to differentiate between plaque and compliant ...
NASA MidSTAR-1 successful technologies may be revolutionary
... vigorous launch process and can work in the space environment, such as microgravity, radiation, temperature variation, and vacuum.
The sensor in orbit
was designed to detect trace amounts of nitrogen dioxide, a common air pollutant. This capability, when combined with the unit's extremely small ...
Life on Mars 'pregnancy test' successfully launched
... DC*-- Key components of a new approach to discover life on Mars were successfully launched into space Friday as part of a twelve-day, low-Earth orbit
experiment to assess their survivability in the space radiation environmenta prelude future journeys to Mars.
The new approach is based on ...
UW-Madison Laser Device to Study Polar Ice Caps
... measurements obtained by laser pulses calculated against the satellite's orbit
and instrument orientation. The Arctic HSRL operates at the same ... back into space and collected by a telescope aboard the satellite from its orbit
420 miles above the Earth. The distance from the satellite to a ...
How to Quit Your Midwest Technology Job
... than that), make it the most productive two weeks youve ever spent on that job. Life is long and many of these people will circle back through your orbit
(maybe even your boss).
If they conduct exit interviews, youll be asked what the company could improve on or what made you think about leaving. ...
Video Conferencing for the Masses
... or home-based business will have access to a high-speed network.
On the camera front, last week's introduction by Logitech of its sleek QuickCam orbit
sets a new - and affordable - benchmark in PC-based cameras. Building on the face tracking and auto-zoom functions in its current webcam line, ...
Milky Way churning out new stars at a furious pace
... the cosmos across a wide portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.
The Spitzer Space Telescope was launched into an Earth-trailing heliocentric orbit
in August of 2003.
Churchwell's team, which uses the Infrared Array Camera, one of three scientific instruments aboard the telescope, is charged ...
When innovation gets off track
... small rockets sent up long before President Kennedy set us on a 10-year course for the moon. Think about all the tests, all the trips to low Earth orbit
and then out to the moon before Neil Armstrong took that one small step. The current struggles of the program come not from lack of innovation, but ...
Galactic survey reveals a new look for the Milky Way
... best evidence for a long bar in our galaxy," Benjamin asserts. "It's hard to argue with this data."
The Spitzer Space Telescope was lofted into orbit
in August of 2003. It consists of a telescope and three science instruments, including the Infrared Array Camera, the primary instrument used for the ...