Space Technology and Space Exploration



Wallops' Caitlin Burth Works Projects from the Stratosphere to Space
2021/02/03 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

Name: Caitlin BurthFormal Job Classification: Aerospace EngineerOrganization: Code 548, Mechanical Systems Branch, Wallops Flight Facility (WFF)What do you do and...


2020/09/23 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

Astronauts on the International Space Station carried out an "avoidance maneuver" Tuesday to ensure they would not be hit by a piece of debris, said US space agency ...


2020/09/03 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

Europe's Vega rocket returned to the skies on Wednesday from French Guiana in its first mission since a failed launch last year.The rocket left Earth around an hour b...


Astrobotic Awarded $199.5 Million Contract to Deliver NASA Moon Rover
2020/09/02 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

Astrobotic’s Griffin lunar lander to carry the NASA VIPER mission to the south pole of the Moon in 2023, as a precursor to a human landingPittsburgh, PA – ...


Airbus expands its SpaceDataHighway with second satellite
2020/07/16 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

The EDRS-C satellite, the second node of Airbus’ SpaceDataHighway constellation, completed its commissioning tests on 15th July 2020 and is now ready to start op...


NASA to Announce Commercial Human Lander Awards for Artemis Moon Missions
2020/04/30 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, April 30, to announce the companies selected to develop modern human landing systems (HLS) that will carr...


Protecting Earth from asteroids: Airbus has a solution
2020/02/18 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

t’s a scenario worthy of a Hollywood movie thriller: an approaching asteroid threatens the Earth, and an industry team is busily working on converting a telecomm...


2020/01/20 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

SpaceX successfully tested its emergency abort system on an unmanned spacecraft moments after launch Sunday, according to a live broadcast of the event, the last majo...


2019/11/28 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

European ministers met Wednesday in Spain aiming to defend its top space ranking against challenges from the United States and China, and increasingly from industry di...


2019/07/16 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

Fifty years ago on Tuesday, three American astronauts set off from Florida for the Moon on a mission that would change the way we see humanity's place in the unive...