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ESA L5 Mission

on Nov 16, 2018 in: Videos

ESA's future Lagrange mission will keep constant watch on the Sun. The satellite, located at the fifth Lagrange point, will send early warning of potentially harmful solar activity before it affects satellites in orbit or power grids on the ground, g...


on Nov 15, 2018 in: Videos

EPIC has been imaging the sunlit side of Earth between 13 and 22 times a day since 2015. Now, scientists have developed ways to use these images to study specific elements of our home planet's atmosphere and plant life, like ozone in the stratosphere...


on Nov 14, 2018 in: Videos

NASA's new laser instrument, the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation, or GEDI, has advanced laser technology that will reveal the makeup of remote forest ecosystems around the globe. GEDI will soar above Earth at 17,150 miles per hour onboard the...

ICON Mission

on Nov 13, 2018 in: Videos

The Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) is a satellite designed to investigate changes in the Earth's ionosphere. ICON will study the interaction between Earth's weather systems and space weather driven by the Sun, and how this interaction drives...

Rocket Lab Launch

on Nov 12, 2018 in: Videos

Rocket Lab is a private American aerospace manufacturer and smallsat launcher with a wholly owned New Zealand subsidiary. It has developed a suborbital sounding rocket named Ātea and currently operates a lightweight orbital rocket known as the Elect...

This is an incredible aerial view of NASA's Recovery Team and the US Navy practicing recovering a test version of the Orion crew capsule after it splashes down. Please visit OrbitalHub to read more...

Comet Tails

on Nov 8, 2018 in: Videos

Understanding how comet dust behaves in the tail -- how it fragments and clumps together -- can teach scientists a great deal about similar processes that formed dust into asteroids, moons and even planets all those billions of years ago. Please visi...

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