From the Magazine
NOAA forecasters predicting an active 2020 hurricane season are refining storm track and intensity forecasts thanks to data from multiple satellites, including the second Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere and Climate (COSMIC-2).
UCAR’s president talks about space weather, radio occultation and a multidisciplinary approach to Earth science
As Congress and the Trump Administration seek to improve space weather coordination, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research is eager to help.
Three months after the coronavirus pandemic upended American society, there are signs of recovery. NASA is also taking the first initial steps back to normal operations.
Establishing an international long-term sustainable lunar presence in partnership with the private sector remains the core focus in space exploration
An experiment launched May 17 onboard the U.S. Air Force’s X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle-6 is based on over a decade of work focused on a modular space solar satellite capable of beaming energy to Earth.
DoD’s Space Development Agency is leading the way as it prepares to put up a communications transport layer and a surveillance and tracking layer for hypersonic missile defense.
By the end of the year, the National Reconnaissance Office plans to issue “multiple operational commercial imagery contracts to support defense, security and many other U.S. government missions,” said Pete Muend, director of NRO’s Commercial Systems Program Office.
A conversation with Col. Eric Felt, director of AFRL’s Space Vehicles Directorate in which he discusses how the U.S. Space Force is small in size but big on technology.
Because we consider space unique, we often fail to look at other domains for inspiration and to avoid potential pitfalls. That’s a mistake.
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted cubesat operators across the country to abandon mission operations centers in favor of living rooms and kitchen tables.
No one knows when local, state and federal agencies will lift travel restrictions and declare large gatherings safe to resume. In the meantime, companies are relying heavily on video conferencing for everything from staff meetings to customer outreach and hiring.