Europa Clipper. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA Selects 9 Instruments for Europa Mission

NASA announced the selection of nine instruments it plans to fly on a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa May 26, but agency officials were vague about whether the instruments, or the overall mission, could meet an aggressive schedule sought by some in Congress.

  • Several officials attending the Global Space and Satellite Forum  May 26-27 in Abu Dhabi,  said the Arab Spectrum Management Group's willingness to cede  some satellite spectrum to terrestrial operators appears to be part of a larger trend. Credit: Global Space and Satellite Forum

    Arab Nations Willing To Cede Some Satellite Spectrum at WRC-15

    Arab nations are willing to cede to terrestrial mobile telecommunications operators some of the spectrum now reserved for satellite links at an upcoming meeting of global regulators, the chairman of the regional grouping of Arab spectrum experts said May 26.