Etiqueta: Conquista Espacial

Las antenas satélite necesitan modernizarse

YAKARTA, Indonesia – A medida que nuevas antenas satélite de alta tecnología comienzan a llegar al mercado, varios operadores de satélites expresaron su preocupación de que las antenas existentes y futuras no satisfarán sus necesidades. Los operadores de la flota…

Gran futuro en el lanzamiento de cohetes de carácter militar

La startup Relativity Space será uno de los pocos empresas americanas en un segmento del mercado dominado por empresas extranjeras. Esto podría colocar a la compañía en una posición ventajosa para competir por contratos militares. Fuente:

Wall Street Journal Editorial Shoots Down Space Force

A new military service requires congressional authorization but the WSJ board does not see that as a major impediment. «Members of both parties seem willing, albeit after a fight over whose district will host the space cadets.» Source:

Inmarsat rechaza por segunda vez la propuesta de fusión con EchoStar

WASHINGTON – El operador de la flota estadounidense EchoStar abandonó el 6 de julio el esfuerzo de invertir $ 4.25 mil millones para comprar Inmarsat luego de que el operador satelital británico rechazara la segunda oferta de fusión de EchoStar…

Kepler in safe mode amid concerns spacecraft is running out of fuel

WASHINGTON — NASA’s Kepler spacecraft has paused science observations upon receiving indications that the spacecraft may be finally running out of fuel after more than nine years of operations. In a status update distributed July 6, NASA said mission managers…

Epic Crash with 'Sausage' Galaxy Shaped Milky Way's Bulge

A sausage-shaped galaxy smashed into our own Milky Way billions of years ago, changing our galaxy’s shape forever. Source:

Orígenes de la carrera espacial

La influencia de Alemania en la carrera espacial La carrera espacial de los EEUU y la URSS no nacieron bajo el pacífico techo de un parque científico sino que empezaron a fraguarse en plena batalla por la derrota de Alemania…

A trillion-dollar space industry will require new markets

RENTON, Wash. — Forecasts that predict the space industry to grow to a trillion dollars by the 2040s will require the development of new markets, even with the modest annual growth rates needed to achieve that goal. A panel session…

Trump wants NASA out of the ISS operations business. Easier said than done.

This article originally appeared in the June 25, 2018 issue of SpaceNews magazine. Since President Trump’s 2019 budget called for ending International Space Station funding in 2025, Congress held hearings, NASA published an ISS Transition Report and U.S. companies advertised…

Traces of 'Sonic Boom' Meteorites Found on Ocean Floor

The first mission designed to hunt a meteorite that crashed into the ocean has now discovered what may be tiny fragments of the meteorite’s crust, researchers say. Source:

Fourth of July Stargazing: Planets and Constellations Complement Fireworks in the Night Sky

While you’re waiting to watch fireworks this Fourth of July, take a look up at the sky to spot Venus and other bright visible planets. Source:

Opportunity Mars Rover Still Silent Beneath Raging Dust Storm

NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover remains silent as a giant dust storm continues to swirl on the Red Planet. Source:

Measat to join Asia’s HTS stampede with spacecraft in 2021

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Malaysian fleet operator Measat will soon join the increasingly crowded club of companies with high-throughput satellites in the Asia Pacific. Measat Chief Operating Officer Yau Chyong Lim said July 3 that the company is preparing to order…

Engine tests underway for DARPA spaceplane program

WASHINGTON — A space shuttle-era main engine is undergoing a series of daily test firings to demonstrate its suitability for use on a reusable spaceplane under development. The Aerojet Rocketdyne AR-22 engine is in the midst of a series of…

Why a Fighter Jet Is Testing 'Quiet' Supersonic Booms Over Texas for NASA

This November, onlookers will get to hear a so-called «quiet» sonic boom as a supersonic military jet zips through the skies of Galveston, Texas, according to NASA. Source:

Sirangelo leaving Sierra Nevada Corporation

WASHINGTON — Mark Sirangelo, the longtime leader and public face of Sierra Nevada Corporation’s space business, has resigned from the company for personal reasons but as part of a “friendly transition,” the company confirmed July 2. In a statement to…


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