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NASA to Explore Early Universe, Origins of Life with SPHEREX
The SPHEREX mission will create multiple surveys of the near-infrared sky that will reveal the origins of life and perhaps the universe itself. The post NASA to Explore Early Universe, Origins of Life with SPHEREX appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
The calibration, validation and science results for ESA’s Aeolus wind mission to be presented at a workshop on 26–29 March. Registration closes 25 February
Ladybird Guide to Spacecraft Communications Training Course gets students thinking like spacecraft operators
30 university students from 12 different ESA Member States have successfully completed the latest Ladybird Guide to Spacecraft Communications Training Course. Running from 5 – 8 February 2019, and hosted at ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Facility, ESEC-Galaxia in Belgium, the course was delivered by a senior ESA engineer from the Advanced Concepts and Management Support Office of the Operations Department.
Interactive space simulation for nanosatellites
Pioneer partner Open Cosmos are taking mission development to a new dimension, using a virtual reality-like simulation that replicates life in orbit for space technologies.
Hubble Captures Smoking Gun of a Newborn Star
In this image, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the smoking gun of a newborn star, the Herbig-Haro objects numbered 7 to 11 (HH 7-11)....
Interstellar ices: a possible scenario for symmetry breaking of extraterrestrial chiral organic molecules of prebiotic interest
In the laboratory, the photo-and thermochemical evolution of ices, made of simple molecules of astrophysical relevance, always leads to the formation of semi-refractory water-soluble organic residues....
What to expect when Beresheet launches to (and lands on) the Moon
Launch day is almost here for the small lunar lander built by Israeli non-profit SpaceIL.
Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet
There have been several hints of a moon orbiting the exoplanet Kepler-1625b, but now researchers say these signals might actually point to a Jupiter-like planet
Properties and magnetic origins of solar S-bursts
Authors: Brendan P. Clarke, Diana E. Morosan, Peter T. Gallagher, Vladimir V. Dorovskyy, Alexander A. Konovalenko and Eoin P. Carley.
Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 622 , page A204
Keywords: Sun: corona ; Sun: radio radiation ; Sun: magnetic fields ; Sun: particle emission ; radiation mechanisms: non-thermal.
HADES RV program with HARPS-N at the TNG
Authors: L. Affer, M. Damasso, G. Micela, E. Poretti, G. Scandariato, J. Maldonado, A. F. Lanza, E. Covino, A. Garrido Rubio, J. I. González Hernández, R. Gratton, G. Leto, A. Maggio, M. Perger, A. Sozzetti, A. Suárez Mascareño, A. S. Bonomo, F. Borsa, R. Claudi, R. Cosentino, S. Desidera, P. Giacobbe, E. Molinari, M. Pedani, M. Pinamonti, R. Rebolo, I. Ribas and B. Toledo-Padrón.
Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 622 , page A193
Keywords: techniques: radial velocities ; techniques: photometric ; methods: data analysis ; stars: individual: Gl686 ; instrumentation: spectrographs ; planets and satellites: detection.