Tag Archives: ORBIT

IO– ΙΩ–ИО (4)

(being continued from 16/05/16) A proposal for Juno to observe the volcanoes of Io To accomplish its science objectives, NASA’s Juno spacecraft orbits over Jupiter’s poles and passes repeatedly through hazardous radiation belts. Two Boston University researchers propose using Juno … Continue reading

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SATELLITES NEA (II)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  7/11/12) A)NEWS FROM GALILEO – Galileo Achieves First Airborne Tracking – Position Fix with Open Source Software Receiver Achieved Aircraft position as obtained by Galileo-only receiver during Netherlands flight. i)The European Space Agency’s Galileo satellites have achieved … Continue reading

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SATELLITES NEA (I)

A)NEWS FROM GALILEO Testing of Galileo satellite navigation system can begin Yesterday a very significant milestone in the construction of Galileo – Europe’s satellite navigation system – was achieved. Two operational satellites were launched on 12 October at 18:15 UTC … Continue reading

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WE CREATE MELLON THROUGH PAST AND PRESENT

Alpha Centauri Bb: Why are new planet names so dull? Science fiction has long known what science only recently confirmed: that at a mere 4.4 light years away, Alpha Centauri isn’t just our nearest neighbouring star system, it is also home … Continue reading

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ONLY EUROPE HAS UNDER CIVILIAN CONTROL FROM THE ROOTS ITS NAVIGATION SAT SYSTEM

a)Orbiting Eyes –Things You Didn’t Know Satellites Are Doing Creating space plagues Many astro-boffins are upset that there isn’t more money and attention for the space program, but few would go as far as a group of researchers from the … Continue reading

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