NASA is exploring options for innovative and imaginative uses of two large space telescopes recently transferred to the agency. In a request for information (RFI) published Monday, NASA seeks information about system concepts and architectures that would take advantage of these assets to address NASA’s goals in astrophysics, heliophysics, planetary sciences, and human spaceflight. “Because […]
Call for Papers for the 2nd IAA Conference on University Satellites Missions and Cubesat Winter Workshop
The 2nd IAA Conference on University Satellites Missions and Cubesat Winter Workshop is to be held in Roma (Italy), from 3rd-9th February 2013 , under the main sponsorship of IAA, GAUSS Srl, ESA, ASI, Italian Air Force, Sapienza University of Roma, Morehead State University (Kentucky), Von Karman Institute, FILAS, BCC Roma. The Conference has the goal to provide the […]
NASA has a new online science resource for teachers and students to help bring Earth, the solar system, and the universe into their schools and homes. Called NASA Wavelength, the site features hundreds of resources organized by topic and audience level from elementary to college, and out-of-school programs that span the extent of NASA science. […]
For three days, a specially equipped aircraft flew 31 manoeuvres – or parabolas – that generate microgravity conditions, giving students invaluable experience in how to design, construct and run experiments in a near weightless environment as part of the ‘Fly Your Thesis!’ campaign that ended on 25 October. Three student teams participated along with nine […]
Many thanks to all those who attended this weekend. It was great to see some new and old faces among us. Photos from the event can be previewed here, courtesy Gowrishanker Siva.
During the UKSEDS Workshop, new officers were elected for the following positions: Jim Sadler, Industry Officer Anisa Qureshi, Membership Officer We would like to welcome them both on board the committee and shall look forward to working with them both.
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From the Royal Astronomical Society: Dear Colleagues RAS National Astronomy Meeting 2013 St Andrews, 1-5 July 2013 Call for Parallel Session Nominations We are writing on behalf of the Scientific Organising Committee of the RAS National Astronomy Meeting 2013. As many of you may know NAM 2013 will be held in St Andrews, 1-5 July 2013, […]
Taking a technology entrepreneurship course with Stanford University, I saw an example of what a professor gave to be an example of a bad business idea as Providing flights to Mars. It however seems like Arno Wielders, co-founder of the Mars One Project, a company that plans to send people to Mars within a decade […]