Category: Space

Stratolaunch Completes Second Test Flight

Stratolaunch Completes Second Test Flight

Date 4.5.2021

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Gives First Glimpse of Hypersonic Testbed Program Stratolaunch LLC, whose mission is to advance high-speed technology through innovative design, manufacturing, and operation of world-class aerospace vehicles, successfully completed the second flight of the world’s largest aircraft by wingspan on April 29. The 385 ft. wingspan aircraft flew for 3 hours, 14 minutes over the Mojave […]

Satellite and the city 

Satellite and the city 

Date 16.3.2021

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How can we use the space-tech for our vibrant city life? Well, we do that on an everyday basis. We use satellite navigation to find the nearest ATM, and we use satellite time to stamp the transaction while we withdraw the money. Before we get an Uber, we double-check the weather forecast to decide whether […]

How the Planet is Aided from Orbit

How the Planet is Aided from Orbit

Date 19.1.2021

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Space Projects Incubator of the Czech Republic Satellite of the Sentinel mission One-third of the planet’s landmass is used for agriculture. It comes as no surprise, since almost 8 billion people call planet Earth home. With the growing amount of stomachs to fill, our planet is under immense increasing pressure to produce more and more. […]

LIFTOFF! NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 Launches the Commercial Crew Era

LIFTOFF! NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 Launches the Commercial Crew Era

Date 30.5.2020

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Liftoff! The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley aboard the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft launched from Kennedy Space Center’s historic Launch Pad 39A at 3:22 p.m. EDT, kicking off a critical final flight test of the SpaceX crew transportation system. The commercial crew era has officially begun with this […]

Starliner suffers “off-nominal” orbital insertion after launch

Starliner suffers “off-nominal” orbital insertion after launch

Date 20.12.2019

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After launching successfully at 6:36 a.m. EST Friday on the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the Boeing Starliner space vehicle experienced an off-nominal insertion. The spacecraft currently is in a safe and stable configuration. Flight controllers have completed a successful initial […]

DLR and FAA are cooperating for the integration of commercial spaceflight into the air transport system

DLR and FAA are cooperating for the integration of commercial spaceflight into the air transport system

Date 28.10.2019

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The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the Office of Commercial Space Transportation of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are seeking to identify the data that may need to be exchanged between United States and European Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) prior to, during and after a space launch or re-entry operation […]

X-37B breaks record, lands after 780 days in orbit

X-37B breaks record, lands after 780 days in orbit

Date 28.10.2019

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The Air Force’s X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Mission 5 successfully landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility Oct. 27, 2019, at 3:51 a.m. The spaceplane conducted on-orbit experiments for 780 days during its mission, recently breaking its own record by being in orbit for more than two years. As of today, the total number of […]

The European Space Agency brand helps us a lot

The European Space Agency brand helps us a lot

Date 13.6.2019

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The ESA BIC Prague business incubator has only been in operation for three years but with its help, a number of space start-ups has already been established. It is now gaining more and more attention in the Czech Republic, daring students and entrepreneurs to embark on space projects. “We show potential candidates what is possible […]

Space Industry Conference: A small step for a man, a giant leap for Slovakia

Space Industry Conference: A small step for a man, a giant leap for Slovakia

Date 28.5.2019

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There is a need to inform the general public of the importance of space activities and to persuade students and entrepreneurs that work on space projects is not just for the chosen few. These are inter alia the propositions agreed on by the participants at the Space Industry Conference which took place on Wednesday 20 March […]

Space movies could be more positive

Space movies could be more positive

Date 24.5.2019

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His very height suggests he is closer to the universe than the rest of us. In addition to sustainable architecture on Planet Earth, the Czech architect Tomáš Rousek has been designing buildings that may one day be installed on the Moon or on Mars. He also collaborates with the US government agency NASA and has […]

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