OrbitalHub

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Blog Tags:NASA, ESA, ISS, Launchers, Lunar Explorers, Robotic Exploration, Space Telescopes, Space Tourism, Spacecraft Design
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Location:Toronto

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SBIRS GEO Flight 3

on Jan 21, 2017 in: Videos

The Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) is a consolidated system intended to meet the United States' infrared space surveillance needs through the first two to three decades of the 21st century. The SBIRS program is designed to provide key capabiliti...

Known for his continued support of human space exploration, Capt. Cernan left his mark on history with three historical space missions as the Pilot of Gemini IX, the Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo X and the Commander of Apollo XVII. He holds the distin...

Outside the International Space Station, Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency conducted a spacewalk in U.S. spacesuits to upgrade the system for the 1A power channel of the or...

On the International Space Station, Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough and Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson of NASA floated outside the Quest airlock for a spacewalk to complete half of the work involved to swap out nickel-hydrogen batteries on the...

HST

on Jan 4, 2017 in: Videos

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990, and remains in operation. Although not the first space telescope, Hubble is one of the largest and most versatile, and is well known as both a vital...

Moon Phases in 2017

on Dec 31, 2016 in: Videos

The lunar phase or phase of the moon is the shape of the illuminated (sunlit) portion of the Moon as seen by an observer on Earth. The lunar phases change cyclically as the Moon orbits the Earth, according to the changing positions of the Moon and Su...

ExoMars (Exobiology on Mars) is a two-part Martian astrobiology project to search for evidence of life on Mars, a joint mission of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian space agency Roscosmos. The first part, launched in 2016, placed a trac...







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