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GoSpaceWatch Presents: An Online Astronomy (Planetary Geology) Lecture on Wednesday 15th July 2020 Click Here for details.
Join the second online Global Space Economic Workshop
on 07/07/2020 at 06:30
On 9 July at 9:30 BST / 10.30 CEST, join the second online Global Space Economic Workshop (GSEW) to discuss the value of Earth observation data during and after the COVID-19 crisis, how space data can help with monitoring the impacts of the pandemic and how this will assist the recovery in the post-COVID world.Join the discussion on ESA web TV or ESA Space Economy.
Argentine team returns to Florida to prep radar satellite for late July launch
by Stephen Clark on 06/07/2020 at 23:55
A team of 18 Argentine engineers is quarantining in Florida this week after arriving from Buenos Aires, observing coronavirus health restrictions before beginning operations at Cape Canaveral next week to ready Argentina’s second radar Earth observation satellite for liftoff as soon as July 25 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
Chinese launches loft satellites to study space environment and observe Earth
by Stephen Clark on 06/07/2020 at 23:00
China launched a Long March 2D rocket Saturday with a satellite Chinese officials claimed will study the space environment and conduct technology demonstrations, less than two days after a Long March 4B rocket took off from a different launch site with an Earth-imaging payload.
NASA Provides Update on Commercial Crew Program, Close Call Review of Boeing’s Orbital Flight Test
on 06/07/2020 at 18:42
NASA will host a media teleconference at 2:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 7, to discuss the outcome of its High Visibility Close Call review of the December 2019 uncrewed Orbital Flight Test of Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft.
Israel successfully places surveillance satellite into orbit
by Stephen Clark on 06/07/2020 at 18:38
For the first time in nearly four years, a rocket successfully shot into orbit from Israel on Monday with a military reconnaissance satellite to shore up the country’s space-based capability to surveil Iran and other adversaries.