Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 28.04.17

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Deep Space Gateway : Russland und die USA planen gemeinsame Mondstation
Russland und die USA wollen gemeinsam eine bemannte Raumstation in der Mond-Umlaufbahn aufbauen. „Wir haben uns darauf geeinigt, dass wir zusammen am Bau der internationalen Raumstation…
Russia and US will cooperate to build moon`s first space station
Russia and the United States have agreed to cooperate on a Nasa-led programme to build the first lunar space station, part of a long-term project to send humans to Mars. The US space agency…
SpaceX`s plan for internet satellites faces setback after FCC 5-0 vote for ITU involvement
SpaceX and CEO Elon Musk may have to handle new regulations from the Federal Communications Commission and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) regarding the company’s plan to…
How Cassini Managed to Live Such a Long and Useful Life at Saturn
PASADENA, Calif. – The Cassini spacecraft explored the Saturn system for 13 years – eight years longer than it was initially scheduled for. What’s the secret to the mission’s long life?…

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Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 21.09.17

 

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Saturn: Das letzte Bild von Cassini
Rund eine halbe Million Bilder von Saturn, seinen Monden und Ringen hat die Raumsonde Cassini während ihrer 13 Jahre langen Mission geliefert. Doch diese Aufnahme von Saturn ist definitiv…
Live-Blog zum Ende der Cassini-Mission
Loss of Signal – End of Mission: Um 13:55:46 MESZ (so die offizielle Zeitansage) war auch das S-Band-Signal vom Spectrum Analyzer verschwunden, bereits etwas vorher (Screenshot) war das…

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Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 14.09.17

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`Vaporize!` Cassini Gets Operatic Saturn Send-Off from `Star...
Instead of „energize,“ a famous „Star Trek: Voyager“ cast member has a new command for the almost-finished Cassini mission at Saturn: „Vaporize!“ Robert Picardo, best known for playing an…
Cassinis Umweltschutz am Saturn
Cassinis Umweltschutz am Saturn
Am kommenden Freitag wird die NASA-Sonde Cassini in die Wolken Saturns eintreten und verglühen: Es ist das feurige Finale einer beispiellosen Mission…
Cassini`s Death Dive Will Protect 2 Possibly Life-Supporting...
The upcoming suicide plunge of NASA’s Cassini Saturn probe is an act of noble self-sacrifice. Cassini is running out of fuel, so the end of its historic mission was looming regardless. But…
AstroViews: AstroViews 19: Final Countdown am Saturn - Abschied...
Am 15. September 2017 enden fast anderthalb Jahrzehnte intensiver Beobachtung des zweitgrößten Planeten unseres Sonnensystems mit einem spektakulären Manöver, bei dem Cassini in die…
Why the Cassini Mission to Saturn Must End in a Fiery Dive
After examining Saturn from up close for 13 years, the Cassini spacecraft is ending its long career with a boom – and there’s an important reason why. Friday morning (Sept. 15), Cassini…
1 Week Until Cassini`s Fatal Saturn Dive: Here`s How the Probe...
The one-week countdown has begun for the Cassini spacecraft’s fatal dive into Saturn’s atmosphere. On Sept. 15, Cassini will dive straight into Saturn, collecting in-situ data from the…
Das Ende eines großen Abenteurers - das Ende der Saturnsonde...
Während im Moment der Planet Saturn schön am Nachthimmel zu sehen ist, endet dort in diesem Monat eine ganz große Raumfahrtmission der NASA. Die Sonde „Cassini“ wird am 15. September in…

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Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 07.09.17

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Tracking stellar motions
The video shows the motions of two million stars about 1.1-1.5 million years in the future. It displays a map of the full sky as seen from the Sun. The star initially circled is Gliese 710;…
Gaia: Unser Sonnensystem kommt nicht zur Ruhe
Kometen, die mit der Erde zusammenstoßen, gehören zu den gefährlicheren kosmischen Katastrophen für unsere kosmische Heimat. Der bekannteste kosmische Zusammenstoß trug vor 66…
Close encounters of the stellar kind
The movements of more than 300 000 stars surveyed by ESA’s Gaia satellite reveal that rare close encounters with our Sun might disturb the cloud of comets at the far reaches of our Solar…
Ariane 5 Targets Sunset Liftoff with Heavy Communications...
Europe’s Ariane 5 rocket stands ready for a sunset liftoff from French Guiana on its fifth mission of the year, targeting a launch window of 21:51 to 22:24 UTC on Tuesday to send two heavy…
Ariane-5-Start in letzter Sekunde abgebrochen
Cayenne – Der Start einer europäischen Trägerrakete vom Typ Ariane 5 ist am Dienstag im Weltraumbahnhof Kourou in Französisch-Guyana in letzter Sekunde abgebrochen worden. Die Rakete,…
Video zum Startabbruch der Ariane V-201
Video zum Startabbruch der Ariane V-201
Startabbruch der Ariane V-201
Cassini-Huygens: Eine Reise zum Saturn und seinen Monden - DLR...
Am 15. Oktober 1997 begann eine der aufregendsten Missionen zur Erforschung des Sonnensystems: Am Cape Canaveral hob eine Titan 4B-Trägerrakete mit einer fast sieben Meter hohen und über…
Vom Start 1997 bis zum Ende 2017 - eine außergewöhnlich...
Am 15. Oktober 1997 startete die Raumsonde Cassini von Cape Canaveral an der Spitze einer Titan 4B-Rakete zu ihrer knapp siebenjährigen Reise in das Saturnsystem. Dort umrundete sie den…
Cassini-Huygens: Historic adventure
Cassini-Huygens was launched on 15 October 1997 from Cape Canaveral, Florida.After nearly 13 years in orbit around Saturn, the international Cassini-Huygens mission is going through its…

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Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 31.08.17

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NASA at Saturn: Cassini`s Grand Finale
The final chapter in a remarkable mission of exploration and discovery, Cassini’s Grand Finale is in many ways like a brand new mission. Twenty-two times, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will…
Cassini: The Wonder of Saturn
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has explored the Saturn system since 2004, re-writing our understanding of the giant planet, its rings, moons and magnetosphere. For 13 years the spacecraft’s…
Hurricane Harvey: Photos of the Massive Storm from Space
See amazing images of Hurricane Harvey from astronauts aboard the International Space Station and several different satellites.
Astronauts, Satellites Track Dangerous Hurricane Harvey from...
As the coast of Texas prepares to be pummeled by the fast-approaching Hurricane Harvey, NASA satellites and astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are keeping an eye on the…
NASA Tracks Harvey`s Rainfall, Safeguards James Webb Telescope
NASA is monitoring Tropical Storm Harvey as it moves back into the Gulf of Mexico this morning (Aug. 28) after causing heavy rains and severe flooding across Texas and Louisiana this past…
Flooding from Harvey Closes NASA Center in Houston, but Space...
NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston is closed today (Aug. 27) to all but mission-critical staff, due to heavy rainfall caused by Hurricane Harvey. Mission Control, which oversees…

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Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 10.08.17

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We Explored NASA`s Concept Mars Rover, and It Was Out of This...
NEW YORK – Automakers aren’t the only ones who make concept cars. NASA does too, but this one is for off-roading on Mars. The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s Mars rover concept…
Pluto Probe May Get 2 Objects for Price of 1 During Next Flyby
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft may double its pleasure during its next deep-space flyby 16 months from now. On Jan. 1, 2019, New Horizons is scheduled to have a close encounter with a body…
Was man vom Schatten eines fernen Asteroiden lernen kann
Die Zeit vergeht! Jetzt ist es auch schon wieder mehr als zwei Jahre her das die Raumsonde New Horizons am Pluto vorbei geflogen ist. Und es dauert keine zwei Jahre mehr, bis der nächste…
Cassini to Begin Final Five Orbits Around Saturn
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will enter new territory in its final mission phase, the Grand Finale, as it prepares to embark on a set of ultra-close passes through Saturn’s upper atmosphere…
ESA-Astronaut Alexander Gerst beim Sommerfest in Künzelsau &...
Der deutsche ESA-Astronaut Alexander Gerst wird die Ausstellung „Das neue Bild vom Nachbarn Mars“ des Deutschen Zentrums für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) am 11. August 2017 im neuen…
Viele deutsche Experimente Gerst bekommt im All Assistenten -...
Alexander Gerst startet im kommenden April erneut ins All. Er ist dann sogar der erste deutsche Astronaut, der zeitweise das Kommando übernimmt. Zudem warten auf den 41-Jährigen viele…
Voyager - Send a #MessageToVoyager!
Join NASA in celebrating the Voyager mission’s 40 years of exploring space. Inspired by the messages of goodwill carried on Voyager’s Golden Record, you’re invited to send via social media…

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Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 13.07.17

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Juno Reveals Solar System`s Largest Storm Like Never Seen Before
Last Monday, July 10, NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew directly over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot for the first time, providing the closest views ever of this gigantic storm system which is much…
NASA Juno Captures Jupiter`s Great Red Spot Like Never Before
NASA’s faraway Juno spacecraft had its eighth close encounter with Jupiter this week and has since sent back spectacular imagery and a treasure trove of data looking at Jupiter’s most…
JunoCam : Processing | First raw Pictures from Fly By
JunoCam : Processing | First raw Pictures from Fly By
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Raumsonde Juno: Tiefflug über den Großen Roten Fleck
Größer als die Erde, stellt der Große Rote Fleck auf Jupiter eines der größten Rätsel des Riesenplaneten dar. Der Wirbelsturm wird seit rund 300 Jahren auf Jupiter beobachtet, aber…
NASA`s Juno Spacecraft Completes Flyby over Jupiter`s Great Red...
This science pass offered front-row seats to the planet’s most iconic feature, the Great Red Spot.
NASA Reviews Options for Dawn Extended Mission
WASHINGTON – NASA expects to make a decision within the next two months whether to keep the Dawn spacecraft in orbit around the largest body in the main asteroid belt or have it fly past…
SOFIA to Make Advance Observations of Next New Horizons Flyby...
On July 10, researchers using NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, will attempt to study the environment around a distant Kuiper Belt Object, 2014 MU69, which…
SOFIA In Right Place At Right Time to Study New Horizons` Flyby...
NASA’s airborne observatory, SOFIA, was in the right place at the right time to study the environment around a distant Kuiper Belt object, 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for…
GAIA WISHES NEW HORIZONS SUCCESS
GAIA WISHES NEW HORIZONS SUCCESS
After its successful visit to Pluto, NASA’s New Horizons mission is currently on its way to its next flyby target, a Kuiper Belt Object called 2014 MU69. On 1 January 2019, the spacecraft will be passing MU69 …
NASA Pluto Probe`s Next Target May Actually Be `Swarm` of Objects
The frigid, faraway body that NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will zoom by 18 months from now may actually be a cluster of small objects, new observations suggest. New Horizons – which…
The Case of the Dog that Didn`t Bark in the Night
Last month I was part of a big observing campaign to catch an occultation of 2014MU69. It was an adventure on many different levels and the whole process was fascinating (not always fun,…
@sofiatelescope: We`re going to search for rings or...
We’re going to search for rings or debris around @NASANewHorizons‘ next flyby object: https://t.co/PoGOc0Qi8L #mu69occ #NASA747 https://t.co/4LWybBTc8w
Zwergplanet in Opposition - Pluto und die Ziele dahinter
Inzwischen hat die Sonde schon mehr als die Hälfte des Weges zum nächsten Ziel zurückgelegt: Am Neujahrstag 2019 soll „New Horizons“ 2014 MU69 passieren. Über dieses Trans-Neptun-Objekt…
An Unexpected Journey to the Southern Hemisphere?
Normally my work life is not too exciting from an outdoors adventure standpoint. I mostly sit behind a computer writing code, writing papers, writing proposals, and writing recommendation…
Raketenmitflug: DLR-Forschungsrakete Mapheus-6
Sechs Minuten und 19 Sekunden lang schwebten die Experimente an Bord der Forschungsrakete Mapheus-6 in der Schwerelosigkeit, die vom Raketenstartplatz Esrange in Nord-Schweden startete. An…

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Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 06.07.17

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SpaceX Launches Intelsat 35e
It was a case of the third time being the charm as SpaceX conducted its 10th launch this year. The Intelsat 35e is currently in orbit making it’s way to its parking orbit. Watch the ongoing…
Three Launches in 12 Days! SpaceX Lofts Heavy Communications...
For the third time in 12 days, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully took off from Earth and sent a satellite payload into orbit. The rocket launched from the historic Launch Complex 39A at…
SpaceX Launches Super-Heavy Intelsat 35e Satellite (Photos)
Author Bio Mike Wall, Space.com Senior Writer Michael was a science writer for the Idaho National Laboratory and has been an intern at Wired.com, The Salinas Californian newspaper, and the…
Live Falcon 9 Launch Coverage - Falcon 9 - Intelsat 35e |...
Falcon 9 to Launch Intelsat 35e A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set for liftoff on Sunday on a heavy Geostationary Mission with the Intelsat 35e communications satellite that will join the…
@s101_live: SEPARATION! Intelsat 35e has been...
SEPARATION! Intelsat 35e has been sent on its way after a flawless launch aboard #Falcon9. https://t.co/ItXInDhtDO
SpaceX: Falcon-9-Start musste abgebrochen werden
Zehn Sekunden vor der Zündung musste der Start einer Falcon-9-Rakete abgebrochen werden. Eigentlich sollte die Falcon-9-Rakete von SpaceX am gestrigen Sonntag einen leistungsfähigen…
Falcon 9 Launch Scrubbed after Last-Second Computer-Controlled...
SpaceX aimed for a third launch in a period of just nine days, but plans were hampered by a last-second countdown abort on Sunday, keeping the company’s Falcon 9 rocket on the ground for at…
Falcon 9 Encounters Repeat Launch Scrub after Automatic Abort...
It was an uncomfortable Déjà-vu for SpaceX Launch Controllers on Monday when their Falcon 9 rocket aborted its countdown in the last seconds before a planned end-of-window launch attempt…
SpaceX aims for Wednesday Falcon 9 launch from KSC
SpaceX might be ready Wednesday evening for a third attempt to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center with an Intelsat communications satellite. The Air Force has approved a…
Back Again ... Again: SpaceX Craft Heads for Historic 2nd...
A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft has departed the International Space Station, finishing its historic second journey to the orbiting lab. The space station’s robotic arm, Canadarm-2, released the…
SpaceX Dragon Departure Slips to Monday
Due to a forecast of unacceptable sea states in the Pacific Ocean in the prime opportunity splashdown zone, SpaceX and NASA have elected to delay the return of the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft…
Dragon Cargo Craft Flies Away From Station
Expedition 52 astronauts Jack Fischer and Peggy Whitson of NASA released the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station’s robotic arm at 2:41 a.m. EDT. Dragon’s…
SpaceX hat erstmals eine Dragon-Kapsel zweimal gelandet
Zum ersten Mal hat Elon Musks Raumfahrtunternehmen eine bereits verwendete Kapsel ins All geschickt und heil wieder zur Erde zurückgebracht. Damit ist die Dragon das erste kommerzielle…
Daniel Fischers Skyweek Zwei Punkt null: Rückkehr der Dragon
Daniel Fischers Skyweek Zwei Punkt null: Rückkehr der Dragon
4. Juli Hier kehrt der Dragon zur Erde zurück – aus Sicht der ISS! Auf diesem Foto …
Dragon Spacecraft`s Historic Second Return to Earth: How to...
On Sunday (July 2), the crew of the International Space Station will bid farewell to a Dragon cargo spacecraft, which will head back to Earth with more than 4,100 lbs. (1,900 kilograms) of…
`There Goes Dragon`: ISS Astronaut Snaps Incredible Shots of...
Astronaut Jack Fischer caught some amazing pictures of SpaceX’s Dragon cargo capsule leaving the International Space Station today (July 3), and shared the images on Twitter. The first two…
SpaceX Dragon Parachutes to Pre-Sunrise Splashdown, capping...
SpaceX’s first Dragon re-use mission successfully concluded on Monday with the spacecraft parachuting to a safe splashdown landing in the Pacific Ocean to return nearly two metric tons of…
NASA`s Juno Spacecraft to Fly Over Jupiter`s Great Red Spot July...
NASA’s Mission Juno will explore Jupiter, seeking to unlock secrets of the giant planet and our solar system.
Probe, Telescopes Tag Team to Spy Jupiter`s Great Red Spot
The Juno spacecraft is preparing to fly close over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, with a little help from the probe’s ground-based friends. On July 10, Juno will pass just 5,600 miles (9,000…
Stunning Juno Approach Video shows Cosmic Ballet of Jupiter`s...
NASA celebrated the successful orbital insertion of the Juno spacecraft Monday night, becoming the second to enter orbit around the Gas Giant after the Galileo mission flown in the 1990s….

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