The birth of a black hole has created the brightest space explosion ever

The birth of a black hole has created the brightest space explosion ever

A record The most powerful sky-lighting space explosion we’ve ever seen was caused by a structured jet carrying massive amounts of exploded stellar innards aimed directly at Earth, scientists have determined. The gamma-ray burst GRB 221009A, detected in October last yearwas so brilliant that our instruments struggled to measure it. But as clues emerged, scientists … Read more

Not your average space explosion: a very long basis array finds classical novae far from simple

Not your average space explosion: a very long basis array finds classical novae far from simple

This article was reviewed based on Science X’s editorial process and policies. The editors have highlighted the following attributes ensuring the credibility of the content: verified trusted source correct OK! This artist’s conception depicts V1674 Herculis, a classical nova hosted in a binary star system consisting of a white dwarf and a dwarf companion star. … Read more

The Space Force Marketplace connects commanders to trade tracking data

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CHANTILLY, Virginia. Within days of establishing a market for commercial companies to provide surveillance and tracking data to military users, the Commercial Space Office received its first assignment from US Africa Command. The US embassy in Guinea contacted combatant command in late May to help identify the source of a chemical spill that was affecting … Read more

With over 7,000 satellites and growing, is space sustainable? A summary of Ars Frontiers Ars Technica

Eric Berger (top left) moderated a panel with (clockwise) Alex Fielding, Charity Weeden and Bhavya Lal on the topic of satellites and low Earth orbit.

Zoom in / Eric Berger (top left) moderated a panel with (clockwise) Alex Fielding, Charity Weeden and Bhavya Lal on the topic of satellites and low Earth orbit. Ars Technique The space industry has seen a dramatic increase in the number of satellites launched into low Earth orbit in recent years. Much, but not all, … Read more

EOS Data Analytics and Space Electric Thruster Systems demonstrate the technology in orbit

EOS Data Analytics and Space Electric Thruster Systems demonstrate the technology in orbit

SAN FRANCISCO EOS Data Analytics is acquiring images from the first satellite in the Silicon Valley company’s agriculture-focused constellation. The satellite, built by South Africa’s Dragonfly Aerospace, also served as the first in-orbit propulsion demonstration by Ukrainian startup Space Electric Thruster Systems. EOSDA, Dragonfly and Space Electric Thruster Systems (SETS) are part of the Noosphere … Read more

The new satellite successfully transmits energy from space

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Solar power is the fastest growing form of renewable energy and currently accounts for 3.6% of global electricity generation today. This makes it the third largest source of the renewable energy market, followed by hydropower and wind. These three methods are expected to grow exponentially over the next few decades, reaching 40% by 2035 and … Read more

Is it possible to fry food in space?

Is it possible to fry food in space?

This article was reviewed based on Science X’s editorial process and policies. The editors have highlighted the following attributes ensuring the credibility of the content: verified trusted source correct OK! Device used to film fried potatoes in oil in microgravity conditions. To study how microgravity affects cooking techniques such as frying, a new experimental carousel … Read more

The Webb Space Telescope detects the most distant complex organic molecules in the universe

The Webb Space Telescope detects the most distant complex organic molecules in the universe

This article was reviewed based on Science X’s editorial process and policies. The editors have highlighted the following attributes ensuring the credibility of the content: verified peer-reviewed publication trusted source correct OK! Astronomers using the Webb Telescope have discovered evidence of complex organic molecules in a galaxy more than 12 billion light-years away. The galaxy … Read more

SpaceX cancels International Space Station resupply mission

SpaceX cancels International Space Station resupply mission

SpaceX canceled a launch of a Falcon 9 rocket that was scheduled to depart hours after a successful launch Sunday morning. The first launch of a Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday successfully sent 22 Starlink satellites into space after a short delay. The other rocket was to deliver crucial supplies to the International Space Station … Read more